Scotland's Gardens

Cruickshank Botanic Gardens

 

Cruickshank Botanic Gardens

Description

An evening tour with the Curator, Mark Paterson and Head Gardener, Richard Walker. The garden comprises a sunken garden with alpine lawn, a rock garden built in the 1960s complete with cascading water  and pond system, a long double sided herbaceous border, a formal rose garden with drystone walling, and an arboretum. It has a large collection of flowering bulbs and rhododendrons, and many unusual shrubs and trees including two mature Camperdown Elms. It is sometimes known as The Secret Garden of Old Aberdeen.

Directions

Come down St Machar Drive over the mini roundabout, just before the first set of traffic lights turn left into the Cruickshank Garden car park. The pedestrian garden entrance is off The Chanonry.

Garden Openings

Wednesday 7 June 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Admissions

£5.00 includes tea/coffee and biscuits.

Beneficiaries

Cruickshank Botanic Gardens Trust receives 40%, the net remaining to SG Beneficiaries

Features & Catering

  • Disabled Access
  • Teas available.
  • Dogs Allowed

Contact

Cruickshank Botanic Garden Trust, Aberdeen University
23 St Machar Drive, Aberdeen
AB24 3UU

Website

Location

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