Scotlands Gardens Scheme

Explore large and small gardens of horticultural interest throughout Scotland thanks to Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

Scotlands Gardens Scheme

About Scotlands Gardens Scheme

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Scotland’s Gardens, a registered charity created in 1931, raises funds for other worthy charities by facilitating the opening of large and small gardens of horticultural interest throughout Scotland to the public.

60% of the funds raised at each garden opening are given to the charity chosen by the garden owner. Over 200 large and small charities benefit annually in this manner. 40% net of the funds raised are distributed to the charities supported by Scotland's Gardens which are:

The Queen's Nursing Institute Scotland which provides support for the professional development of community and primary nurses and the welfare of retired Queen's Nurses.

Perennial, The Gardeners Royal Benevolent Society which is the only charity dedicated to helping Scottish horticulturists in need.

Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres which help anyone affected by cancer through programmes of support designed to give people the tools they need to cope with the major upheaval cancer causes in their lives.

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Upcoming Events at Scotlands Gardens Scheme

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilbryde Castle

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilbryde Castle

1st March 2022 - 30th September 2022
Dunblane

Come and explore Kilbride Castle gardens! They cover some 12 acres and are situated above the Ardoch Burn and below the castle.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kirklands

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kirklands

1st April 2022 - 30th September 2022
Various Locations Fife

Kirklands, built in 1832, has a walled garden, terraces, woodland garden and over the bridge there is 20 acres of woodland with a pathway by the burn.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Tower

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Tower

1st April 2022 - 30th September 2022
Various Locations Fife

Set on a hill, this one-acre Edwardian landscaped garden has panoramic views over the River Tay.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Selected dates between 14th April 2022 - 8th September 2022
Various Locations East Lothian

Come and visit Humbie Dean, a two-acre ornamental and woodland garden sandwiched between two burns at 600 feet with interest throughout a long season!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: A Blackbird Sings

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: A Blackbird Sings

Selected dates between 16th April 2022 - 17th September 2022
Longniddry

This long garden in a corner site of Glassel Park Estate is planted mostly by plant type with water features and an unheated conservatory contains cacti and insectivorous plants.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 101 Greenbank Crescent

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 101 Greenbank Crescent

23rd April 2022 - 28th October 2022
Various Locations Edinburgh

101 Greenbank Crescent hides a fascinating garden on a steeply sloped site, with views over Braidburn Valley Park to the Pentland hills.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

23rd April 2022 - 29th August 2022
Newport On Tay

Willowhill is an evolving three-acre garden with a series of mixed borders designed with different vibrant colour combinations for effect all season.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Moray Place and Bank Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Moray Place and Bank Gardens

Selected dates between 24th April 2022 - 11th December 2022
Edinburgh New Town

Visit the amazing communal gardens for the Residents of the Moray Estate. Between them they stretch over 9 acres offering an atmosphere of tranquillity within the city centre!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Stobshiel House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Stobshiel House

Selected dates between 12th May 2022 - 11th August 2022
Various Locations East Lothian

A large, formal lily pond now forms the focal point in front of the house. There is a large pond, another lily pond and a woodland garden with a burn running through.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Selected dates between 12th May 2022 - 11th August 2022
Various Locations East Lothian

Visit Longwood, an extensive, long-established country garden at 800 feet, undergoing renewal. There are ducks and hens, stream and ponds as well as areas of wild garden.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Fairnielaw

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Fairnielaw

Selected dates between 29th May 2022 - 18th September 2022
North Berwick

Visit Fairnielaw with its mixture of both formal and wild areas with beautiful views towards Traprain Law and the Garleton Hills at the highest point!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Little Sparta

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Little Sparta

Selected dates between 28th June 2022 - 6th September 2022

Little Sparta is Ian Hamilton Finlay's greatest work of art. Come and explore the grounds as part of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Coul House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Coul House

Selected dates between 17th July 2022 - 24th September 2022
Glenrothes

Come and visit Coul House Gardens, a hidden gem lying within the grounds of Coul House, an imposing B-listed Victorian farmhouse which dates back to circa 1875.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 29a Low Road

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 29a Low Road

13th August 2022 - 14th August 2022
Auchtermuchty

While only about a third of an acre in size, 29a Low Road it is laid out with a spacious lawn and has several secluded areas to sit, enjoy the peace and listen to the birdsong.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Ault Wharrie

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Ault Wharrie

14th August 2022
Dunblane

Enjoy a visit to Ault Wharrie, formerly the Masonic Home in Dunblane, on 25th July. The extensive grounds have been redesigned and replanted over the last five years.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn Plant Sale

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn Plant Sale

21st August 2022
Helensburgh

As part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme you can visit Glenarn in Rhu, Helensburgh, for a Plant Sale on Sunday 21st August!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whitburgh House Walled Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whitburgh House Walled Garden

30th August 2022 - 31st August 2022
Various Locations Midlothian

Whitburgh House Walled Garden is a contemporary, stylish one-acre walled garden, 700 feet above sea level, a lively forward-looking and an unexpected gem.
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