• Ardanaiseig Gardens (V)

    The history of Ardanaiseig really begins in 1801 when Archibald Campbell of Blackhouse and Finalyson purchased this property of Tervine from the Inverawe Estate which had been owned by his ancestors since the 14th century. After his death in 1832, Tervine, which comprised a very ancient ferry house and about Read more [...]

  • Arduaine Garden (NTS)

    On A816, 20 miles south of Oban and 17 miles north of Lochgilphead. A haven of tranquillity nestling on the west coast, Arduaine Garden is most spectacular in the late spring and early summer when the rhododendrons and azaleas are at their glorious best. With informal perennial borders giving a Read more [...]

  • Ardkinglass Woodland Garden

    Contains one of Britain’s finest collection of conifers, including Britain’s largest conifer dating back to 1790, and a spectacular display of rhododendrons. Ardkinglas Estate was purchased in 1905 by Sir Andrew Noble. An outstanding collection of rhododendrons was established by Sir John Noble around 1920. Encouraged by his early success Read more [...]

  • Kinlochlaich House Garden Plant Centre

    The old walled garden, built circa 1790 by John Campbell, sits hidden against the highland landscape.  Like many gardens in the Highlands,  the mild climate of the Gulf Stream allows many different plants to thrive. We have developed the Garden Plant Centre within the ornamental gardens here since 1975,  to become one Read more [...]

  • Glenarn

    Glenarn is a private garden largely created and originaly made famous for its collection of species rhododendrons by the Gibson family. Established in the 1920s and 30s,the garden lies in a protected hollow with a steeply sloping glen running its length and providing shelter for large leafed and tender rhododendrons. Read more [...]

  • Crarae Gardens (NTS)

    The gardens in Argyll which have been described as “Scotland’s Himalayas” were gifted to the Trust in 2002 by the Crarae Garden Charitable Trust, following a successful £1.5 million appeal. Crarae has one of the most extensive fern populations in the UK, ranging from huge golden scaled male ferns, to Read more [...]

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