Experience colourful displays of rhododendrons and azaleas within the tranquil gardens of Armadale Castle in south Skye, former seat of the Macdonalds of Sleat. The mild climate created by the Gulf Stream sea-current and the sheltered aspect of the gardens make the gardens a floral paradise, where these magnificent blooms thrive. South Skye's Sleat Peninsular, where the castle is situated, is known as the 'Garden of Skye'. Set around the romantic castle ruins, there are 40 acres of historic garden to explore, with terrace walks, ponds, herbaceous borders and woodland as well as the rhododendrFind out more
Mount Stuart is an amazing tapestry of history and landscapes. From the early 18th century laying out to today, successive generations of the Crichton-Stuart family have left their horticultural mark. Early planted avenues, carpeted daffodil walks and large banks are planted with early hybrid and species Rhododendrons, many towering to champion sizes. The Rock Garden has a fine Asiatic collection of Magnolias, Rhododendrons and other rare shrubs and perennials.Find out more
Join Logan Botanic Garden and RSPB staff on a beach clean at Port Logan. Help to clear up the beach and prevent rubbish from washing into the ocean, damaging marine wildlife. Meet at Port Logan village hall. Bring gloves and litter picks if you have them. Bin bags will be provided. Thank you!Find out more
Come and buy new plants for your garden. You are also welcome to donate plants from your own garden to the sale. Please can you label them if possible? The event is organised by Friends of Dawyck and money raised will halp fund the work of the Garden.Find out more
The magnificent sweeping lawns of Armadale Castle provide the perfect set for a fun-filled activity weekend. For garden-lovers there will be plant stalls, garden tours, trails and the chance to meet the gardens team and contribute ideas. Activities for all the family including bouncy castles, Segway rides, children's crafts and aerialist performances and workshops. BBQ by Gasta at Armadale Castle and licensed bar.Find out more
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Visit the normally private Ladies Garden at Ardkinglas Estate at Cairndow to view the flowering of the Ghent and Rustica flore pleno Azaleas.