Take the train from Beauly at 9.10am through the Kyle line’s hills and moors to the wonderful ATTADALE GARDEN at Strathcarron, where the Gulf Stream has created a microclimate for 20 acres of outstanding water gardens, unusual trees, a sunken fernery & exotic specimens in a geodesic dome as well as delicately placed sculptures, grottoes and ‘peace’ garden. Return to Beauly from the private halt at Attadale on the 2.22pm train.
Price: £50.00 to include return train journey from Beauly, packed lunch, garden entrance and private tour, and tea at Attadale.
Join us in our outdoor amphitheatre on Wednesday 4th July for the Illyria performance of The Merchant of Venice.
The Merchant of Venice is a funny play that deals with serious issues - in particular the keeping of promises.Wealthy Antonio borrows money from Shylock, and both are so confident about his paying it back that they jokingly adopt a ridiculous agreement: that Antonio will give Shylock a pound of his flesh should he default. International award-winning Illyria promise a production to keep you on the edge of your seat!
A gentle walk through the Garden with RBGE lecturer, Phil Lusby, to look at what native Scottish plants can be found. Also some of the commoner mosses, which are so abundant will also be focued upon. Meet at the covered notice board just past the cafe,Find out more
The secret is out. We’re celebrating the 4th birthday of our beautiful garden and cafe on Saturday 7th July…
AND YOU’RE ALL INVITED!
Starting at 12pm we will have live music, street food and BBQ, gin, cider and ale, free garden entry and treasure hunt. Plus, if you bring along one of our flyers we’ll give you a free glass of our apple cider.
Last year we welcomed hundreds of you and it was a really fantastic day. Join us again as we say a huge THANK YOU for all of the support we continue to receive from visitors, locals, staff and volunteers.
JOIN US IN OUR OUTDOOR AMPHITHEATRE ON SATURDAY 7TH JULY FOR HEARTBREAK PRODUCTIONS PERFORMANCE OF THE MIDNIGHT GANG.
When the clock strikes midnight and everyone else is sweetly sleeping, Tom and his friends gather in the middle of the night in the name of magic, mischief, and memory making. Join The Midnight Gang on this crucial mission to overcome our greatest fears and uncover the magic ingredient to a fantastic friendship. It truly is an unmissable adventure! Be prepared to be daring at this outdoor adaptation of David Walliams’ bestselling book. Who knows where the night may lead?
The young troupe of talented actors and musicians will take over the Morris Garden, using their musical instruments and quick wits to breathe life into the comic tale of runaway lovers, beguiling potions and an unfortunate individual who gets turned into a donkey.
Why not arrive early and enjoy Abbotsford's gardens for a picnic. Refreshments will be available from our visitor centre on the day, as well as ice creams and a cash bar in the gardens. The garden will open from 6pm with the performance starting at 7pm and ending 9.30pm, with a short interval half-way through the performance.
When Doctor John Dolittle of Puddleby-on-the-Marsh is taught by his wise old parrot Polynesia how to talk to animals, news of his skills spreads far and wide. Soon animals across the world send messages asking for his help. So, he buys a leaky old ship and, together with his trusty pet-crew of Jip the dog, Chee-Chee the monkey, Dab-Dab the Duck and permanently hungry Gub-Gub the pig, sets forth on a mission to heal illness, spread compassion and gain a greater understanding of the animal kingdom.Find out more