Gardens and Follies in Scotland

Ardkinglas Woodland Garden - Threave Garden

Many of Scotland's castles and stately homes also have gardens worth visiting. Details on these are listed in the Country Houses, Stately Homes and Palaces section of the Gazetteer

Map of all Historic Gardens in Scotland

Name Town County Organisation Heritage Rating
Ardkinglas Woodland Garden Cairndow Strathclyde 1 Heritage Rating
Arduaine Garden Arduaine Strathclyde National Trust for Scotland 1 Heritage Rating
Armadale Castle Gardens and Museum of the Isles Armadale Highlands and Islands 3 Heritage Rating
Balmacara Estate and Lochalsh Woodland Garden Kyle of Lochalsh Highlands and Islands National Trust for Scotland 2 Heritage Rating
Benmore Botanic Gardens Benmore Strathclyde 2 Heritage Rating
Bolfracks Garden Aberfeldy Tayside 2 Heritage Rating
Botanic Gardens, Glasgow Glasgow Strathclyde 2 Heritage Rating
Branklyn Garden Perth Tayside National Trust for Scotland 1 Heritage Rating
Calton Hill Folly Group Edinburgh Lothian 3 Heritage Rating
Castle Kennedy Gardens Castlel Kennedy Dumfries and Galloway 3 Heritage Rating
Colonsay House Gardens Kiloran Strathclyde 5 Heritage Rating
Colzium Estate and Garden Kilsyth Central Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Crathes Castle Crathes Grampian National Trust for Scotland 4 Heritage Rating
Cruickshank Botanic Garden Aberdeen Grampian 1 Heritage Rating
Dawyck Botanic Garden Stobo Borders 1 Heritage Rating
Dirnanean Garden Blairgowrie Tayside Historic Houses Association 3 Heritage Rating
Dochfour House & Gardens Inverness Highlands and Islands 2 Heritage Rating
Drummond Castle Gardens Muthill Tayside Historic Houses Association 3 Heritage Rating
Duthie Park and Winter Gardens Aberdeen Grampian 2 Heritage Rating
Edzell Castle Edzell Tayside Historic Scotland 4 Heritage Rating
Galloway House Gardens Garlieston Dumfries and Galloway 3 Heritage Rating
Geilston Garden Cardross Strathclyde National Trust for Scotland 2 Heritage Rating
Glenwhan Gardens Dunragit Dumfries and Galloway 1 Heritage Rating
Greenbank Garden Clarkston Strathclyde National Trust for Scotland 2 Heritage Rating
Harmony Garden Melrose Borders National Trust for Scotland 1 Heritage Rating
Inveresk Lodge Garden Musselburgh Lothian National Trust for Scotland 2 Heritage Rating
Inverewe Garden Poolewe Highlands and Islands National Trust for Scotland 2 Heritage Rating
King's Knot Stirling Central Scotland Historic Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Kinnoull Hill Tower Perth Tayside 2 Heritage Rating
Kinross House Kinross Tayside Historic Houses Association 3 Heritage Rating
Logan Botanic Garden Port Logan Dumfries and Galloway 1 Heritage Rating
Malleny Garden Balerno Lothian National Trust for Scotland 2 Heritage Rating
Megginch Castle Gardens Errol Tayside 3 Heritage Rating
Meikleour Hedge Meikleour Tayside 3 Heritage Rating
Mertoun House Gardens St Boswells Borders Historic Houses Association 3 Heritage Rating
Pitmedden Garden Pitmedden Grampian National Trust for Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Pitmuies Gardens Forfar Tayside Historic Houses Association 3 Heritage Rating
Priorwood Garden Melrose Borders National Trust for Scotland 1 Heritage Rating
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Lothian 1 Heritage Rating
Teviot Water Gardens Kelso Borders 1 Heritage Rating
The Dunmore Pineapple Airth Central Scotland National Trust for Scotland 3 Heritage Rating
Threave Garden Castle Douglas Dumfries and Galloway National Trust for Scotland 2 Heritage Rating
Name Town County Organisation Heritage Rating
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