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Rhododendron display at Scone Palace

April 1st, 2018 - May 31st, 2018

Explore a dazzling display of colourful Rhododendron which feature throughout 100 acres of the historic gardens at Scone Palace.

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Benmore Botanic Garden

Scottish Rhododendron Festival

April 1st, 2018 - May 31st, 2018

Enjoy a wonderful walk around Benmore's internationally renowned Rhododendron collection. The Scottish Rhododendron Festival is organised by Discover Scottish Gardens and supported by VisitScotland. Why not make the most of your visit and join a tour? Walking tours take place every Tuesday and Sunday, 2pm. Alternatively, you can hop on board the Benmore Explorer every Wednesday and Thursday, 2pm. To book the explorer please call 01369706261 or email [email protected]

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Dawyck Botanic Garden

Scottish Rhododendron Festival

April 1st, 2018 - May 31st, 2018

Enjoy a walk around Dawyck's unique and spectacular rhododendron display, part of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh's world-leading collection. The Scrape Glen and Rhododendron Walk are in colour from April onwards.

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Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum of the Isles

Rhododendron Displays at Armadale Castle Gardens

April 1st, 2018 - May 31st, 2018

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 rhododendr

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Mount Stuart

SCOTTISH RHODODENDRON FESTIVAL

April 1st, 2018 - May 31st, 2018

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.

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Ardkinglas Estate, Glorious Gardens of Argyll

Rhododendron Festival 2018 – Ardkinglas Estate

May 1st, 2018 - May 31st, 2018

The Variety of Species, colour and smell of the rhododendrons at Ardkinglas at this time of year attracts the specialist and the wanderer. Rhododendrons have been grown here for a number of years and include some unusual and historic plants especially a collection of red rhododendron hybrids raised by Lord Glenkinglas. Also on the Bodnant Bank are plants which originated from Bodnant Garden in North Wales. Along with the rhododendrons take time to view the champion trees and give the “mightiest conifer in Britain” a hug. See also the Ladies Garden, Ardkinglas.

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Logan Botanic Garden

Port Logan Beach Clean Free

May 30th, 2018 - May 30th, 2018

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!

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Dawyck Botanic Garden

Spring Bring and Buy Plant Sale Free

May 27th, 2018 - May 27th, 2018

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.

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Cambo Gardens

Wild Garlic and Allium Sketchwalk

May 27th, 2018 - May 27th, 2018

Join local artist Judith Heald and walk around the estate sketching the wild garlic and alliums .

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Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum of the Isles

Gala Weekend

May 26th, 2018 - May 27th, 2018

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.

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