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Benmore Botanic Garden

Walking the Fern Trail with Mary Gibby Free

June 7th, 2018 - June 7th, 2018

With over 140 different species there are few places in Argyll, Scotland better than Benmore Botanics Garden to see an incredible collection of ferns. Don't miss this unique opportunity to celebrate the world of ferns with Professor Mary Gibby, retired Director of Science at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. The trail begins at the foot of the Redwood Avenue and continues past Benmore House and the Golden Gates. The peak of the trail is a dramatic ascent through the exotic ferns from the southern hemisphere to the unique atmosphere of the restored Victorian Fernery.

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Logan Botanic Garden

Wildflower Walk

June 5th, 2018 - June 5th, 2018

Join the Curator of Logan Botanic Garden on a guided walk around the RSPB Mull of Galloway Nature reserve. Learn more about wildflowers and their importance. Meet at the Mull of Galloway Reserve.

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Dawyck Botanic Garden

A Date for the Diary Free

June 3rd, 2018 - June 3rd, 2018

Book soon for our sensory tour of the Garden, a bespoke guided walk to awaken the senses.

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Cringletie House Hotel & Gardens

Rhododendron Festival

April 1st, 2018 - May 31st, 2018

From the minute you cross the bridge on your way up the winding drive you will begin to appreciate the beauty of the Rhododendrons and Azaleas that abound throughout the grounds of Cringletie. Wherever you wander in the 28 acres you will find nature at her best and build up an appetite or walk off a sumptuous lunch or afternoon tea. Talking of tea you may like to have one with our compliments and all you have to do is name all the varieties of Rhododendrons and Azaleas that grow within the Cringletie estate and marvel at the depth of colours that spring out at you.

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Glenwhan Gardens & Arboretum

Rhododendron Festival at Glenwhan Gardens

April 1st, 2018 - May 31st, 2018

Come and see the many species of Rhododendrons, many collected in the wild and later hybrids in the magnificent setting of Glenwhan Gardens overlooking Luce Bay.

The colourful Japanese evergreen Azaleas are a glorious sight and later the deciduous azaleas with their glorious colours and scents.

Stroll though our gardens and then enjoy a good meal in our award winning Taste Your Best tea room.

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Attadale Gardens

Rhododendron Festival – enjoy a wander through many rhododendrons

April 1st, 2018 - May 31st, 2018

An ideal time to visit Attadale Gardens to explore and enjoy the wide variety of rhododendrons, from those over 120 years old in the Old Rhododendron Dell to the more recently planted Dwarf Rhododendrons scattered along the top path of the water garden or planted in the big bed beyond the Geodesic Dome. Come & explore the hidden parts of the garden, old trees have been cleared to open up views of a series of large and long-established rhododendrons which create colour throughout the season.
Sweet smelling azaleas bloom around the old house, while a bright mixture around the Schroder grave

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Dunvegan Castle and Gardens

Scottish Rhododendron Festival

April 1st, 2018 - May 31st, 2018

The gardens at Dunvegan Castle hold a large collection of Rhododendrons which provide interest throughout the months of April and May. Recently the collection has been extended with an emphasis on selecting plants with the best foliage or bark colours as well as beautiful flowers. The plants are scattered throughout the gardens, but the majority are in the new Rhododendron Garden which opened last year. A wander through the rest of the five acres of gardens will not disappoint with a range of flowering times and flower colour to satisfy even the most avid Rhododendron fan!

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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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