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Gardens to Visit

Cluny House Gardens, Strathtay

(1/2 an hour from Rannoch towards Aberfeldy/Strathtay) Well worth a visit, it features woodland plants beneath a canopy of rhododendrons, acers, rowans and birches. Giant Himalayan lilies, blue poppies, exotic arisaemas, skunk cabbages and candelabra primulas grow in profusion. Wonderful in May and June.
Opening dates and times 1st March - 31st October 10.00am - 6.00pm

Blair Castle Gardens, Blair Atholl

Opening dates and times April - October 9.30am - 6.00pm (last entry to castle at 4.30pm).

Branklyn Gardens in Perth - National Trust of Scotland

Here is a small but magnificent garden with an impressive collection of rare and unusual plants. Among them is the Himalayan blue poppy, Meconopsis x sheldonii. There is also a rock garden with purple maple and the rare golden cedrus.

Described as the finest two acres of private garden in the country, this oasis of peace and colour is a real urban haven, within walking distance of Perth. East side of river Tay.

GARDENS IN PERTHSHIRE - Tells you about the great variety of fascinating and diverse gardens to visit in Highland Perthshire.

Scotland's Gardens Scheme - Mostly private Gardens Open to the Public (The 'Yellow Book' can be bought in bookshops across Scotland)

Inshriach Nursery If you love Alpines, you should visit this nursery - a wonderful garden and nursery near Aviemore with interesting alpines

Gatehouse Nursery Crieff Road, Aberfeldy - has a good selection of plants.


 Just a taste of the thousands of beautiful gardens in Perthshire and further afield.