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.

40% 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. 60% 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.

The Gardens Fund of The National Trust for Scotland which aims to preserve, maintain and develop the many remarkable gardens owned by the Trust.

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: Glenarn

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn

1st April 2021 - 21st September 2021
Helensburgh

As part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme you can visit Glenarn in Rhu, Helensburgh, a complete example of a ten-acre garden which spans from 1850 to the present day!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glassmount House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glassmount House

1st April 2021 - 30th September 2021
Kirkcaldy

Explore Glassmount House gardens, a densely planted walled garden and surrounding woodland with an A-listed sun dial, Mackenzie & Moncur greenhouse and historical doocot.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

24th April 2021 - 30th August 2021
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: The Tower

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Tower

1st May 2021 - 21st August 2021
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: Longwood

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Selected dates between 13th May 2021 - 9th September 2021
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: Inveraray Castle Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Inveraray Castle Gardens

27th May 2021 - 31st August 2021

Explore the grounds of Inveraray Castle, which are full of rhododendrons and azaleas, as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Selected dates between 10th June 2021 - 7th October 2021
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: Whitewin House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whitewin House

Selected dates between 17th July 2021 - 15th August 2021
Girvan

Whitewin House stands in one acre of formal Victorian gardens, rockeries and beautiful scalloped lawns, come along and explore the grounds for yourself as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 39 Nantwich Drive

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 39 Nantwich Drive

7th August 2021 - 8th August 2021
Edinburgh East

39 Nantwich Drive is a large friendly garden, run on organic principles. It includes a mini orchard, pond, mixed borders, greenhouse and a secret garden.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Good Life Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Good Life Garden

15th August 2021
Cambuslang

Come and explore 'The Good Life Garden' on Sunday 15th August when owners Paul and Sheona Brightey open it to the public as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilmaurs Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilmaurs Gardens

15th August 2021
Kilmaurs

On Sunday 15th August, four private gardens in the village of Kilmaurs will open their doors as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Gardens of the Highest Villages

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Gardens of the Highest Villages

21st August 2021 - 22nd August 2021
Wanlockhead

Explore two delightful gardens in the highest villages in Scotland, Wanlockhead and Leadhills, on 21st & 22nd August as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Horatio’s Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Horatio’s Garden

22nd August 2021

Horatio's Garden Glasgow, designed by acclaimed garden designer and RHS judge, James Alexander-Sinclair, will be open to the public on Sunday 22nd August as part of Scotland’s Garden Scheme!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden:Gartnavel Secret Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden:Gartnavel Secret Garden

29th August 2021
Glasgow West End

Gartnavel Royal's hidden walled garden is cared for by a group of loyal volunteers and is an oasis of calm for patients, staff and visitors! Come along and explore for yourself on August 29th!
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