Ardkinglas Estate, Glorious Gardens of Argyll

Rhododendron Festival 2017 – Ladies Garden at Ardkinglas Estate

May 12th, 2017 - May 26th, 2017

Visit the normally private Ladies Garden at Ardkinglas Estate at Cairndow to view the flowering of the Ghent and Rustica flore pleno Azaleas.

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Scottish Rhododendron Festival 2017

May 19th, 2017 - May 26th, 2017

Unusual rhododendrons in a natural woodland setting underplanted with woodland bulbs. Many mature trees including Davidii, Styrax, Dipelta Floribunda and a variety of acers.
19th and 26th May or by arrangement.

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Dirleton Castle and Gardens - HES

Lindsay’s Legacy

May 27th, 2017 - May 28th, 2017

Join the covenanting army as they are put through their paces in the beautiful surroundings of the castle.

Tickets are included in the admission price.

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Dawyck Botanic Garden

Spring Plant Sale

May 28th, 2017 - May 28th, 2017

If you are looking for new plants and inspiration for your garden, then don't miss the spring plant sale at Dawyck. There will be plenty of interesting and unusual plants for sale.

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Benmore Botanic Garden

Open Day at Benmore

May 28th, 2017 - May 28th, 2017

Come along to Benmore Open Day where there will be crafts and plants for sale and the very popular home made cake, candy and preserves.

There is a Gardeners' Tombola and a raffle and face painting, hands on pottery, and a safari Treasure Hunt for the kids. Filling the Garden with music we welcome the pupils of Dunoon Grammar.

For those who want to see more of the Garden there are Guided Walks and Explorer Tours. Or make the most of the last opportunity to see the James Duncan Exhibition in the Courtyard Gallery. Come along and support Benmore Garden!

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Mount Stuart

Rhododendron Festival Mount Stuart Gardens

May 29th, 2017 - May 29th, 2017

Rhododendron Festival 2017, Mount Stuart Gardens part of the Glorious Gardens of Argyll and Bute.

Enjoy a guided tour of our record breaking rhododendron collection with our Living Collections Manager.

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Gardening Scotland

Gardening Scotland

June 2nd, 2017 - June 4th, 2017

For three days the grounds of the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh undergo a transformation in an explosion of scent and colour. This is Gardening Scotland – the national gardening and outdoor living Show and Scotland’s gardening festival!

It is the biggest plant fair in Scotland, promising to provide everything from an abundance of beautiful plants to tools, equipment, garden furniture and all the inspiration you could need to make your garden grow.

DSG will be present in the main Floral Hall.

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Geilston Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Open Day

June 11th, 2017 - June 11th, 2017

Geilston Garden's annual charity open day in aid of Scotland's Gardens beneficiaries. Afternoon teas in the walled garden, plant sales (including Geilston-grown perennials), live music (weather permitting).

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Floors Castle Gardens & Grounds

Floors Castle Garden Workshops

June 13th, 2017 - October 10th, 2017

Exciting new Garden Workshops for 2017
Delivered by our very own Floors Castle Head Gardener, Andrew Simmons and Simon McManus, take your opportunity to gain an insight into creative and innovative planting design to enhance your garden. Learn how to grow new plants from existing ones with our propagation workshop. And take your chance to see how the roses on our chains are pruned and how to prune and cover a wall with rambling roses. Join us in the Autumn to discover how to make your own compost and to explore ways to creatively prune and shape your apple trees.

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Stirling Castle - HES

Jane Eyre

June 17th, 2017 - June 17th, 2017

Doors open 6.45pm for 7.30pm start

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents the tale of a woman whose independence and bravery shaped her life. Orphaned in childhood, Jane endures loss, poverty, and a most bitter betrayal before finding the strength to follow her heart.

Tickets are available to buy online.

Historic Scotland Members receive a 10% discount. Please login to the membership website

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