Scotland's Gardens

Drum Castle © National Trust Scotland


Drum Castle Garden


Join the Head Gardener for a walk through the historic rose garden each Wednesday at 2:00pm throughout July. The Trust has established a collection of old-fashioned roses which is at its peak for blossom and colour during July. Other garden areas include a pond and bog garden, wildlife meadow, wildlife garden, a cutting garden and new viewing platform and stumpery. The garden is open to visitors April - October with evening guided tours available on request.


On A93 three miles west of Peterculter. Ten miles west of Aberdeen and eight miles east of Banchory.

Garden Openings

Saturday 27 May 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 28 May 11:00am - 4:00pm (for Chelsea Fringe event)
Wednesday 5 July 2:00pm
Wednesday 12 July 2:00pm
Wednesday 19 July 2:00pm
Wednesday 26 July 2:00pm (for guided walks)


Chelsea Fringe event £4.00, Conc. £2.00 (NTS members free). Guided walks £5.00 for all participants, booking essential via


Donation to SG Beneficiaries

Features & Catering

  • Disabled Access
  • Home-made teas available.

Other Details

The May Chelsea Fringe weekend is the furthest north venue for harnessing and spreading excitement and energy that fizzes around gardens and gardening. There will be willow workshops and muddy puddle club sessions.
There are garden workshops throughout the year. Booking essential via website.


The National Trust for Scotland
Drumoak, by Banchory
AB31 5EY

Call 01330 700334




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