Scotland's Gardens

Inveraray Castle Gardens

 

Inveraray Castle Gardens

Description

Rhododendrons and azaleas abound and flower from April to June. Very fine specimens of Cedrus deodars, Sequoiadendron wellingtonia, Cryptomeria japonica, Taxus baccata and others thrive in the damp climate. The 'Flag-Borders' on each side of the main drive with paths in the shape of Scotland's national flag, the St. Andrew's Cross, are outstanding in spring with Prunus 'Ukon' and P.subhirtella and are underplanted with rhododendrons, Eucryphias, shrubs and herbaceous plants giving interest all year. Bluebell Festival during flowering period in May.

Directions

Inveraray is 60 miles north of Glasgow on the banks of Loch Fyne on the A83 with a regular bus service from Glasgow and 15 miles from Dalmally on the A819.

Garden Openings

1 April - 31 October 10:00am - 5:45pm

Admissions

£5.00 (gardens only)

Beneficiaries

Donation to SG Beneficiaries

Features & Catering

  • Disabled Access
  • Cream teas available.
  • Plant stall

Other Details

Guide Dogs Allowed. Wheelchair users please note there are gravel paths.

Contact

The Duke and Duchess of Argyll
Inveraray
PA32 8XF

Call 01499 302203

Email

Website

Location

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