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Benmore Botanic Garden

Description

Benmore’s magnificent mountainside setting is a joy to behold. Its 120 acres boast a world-famous collection of plants from the Orient and Himalayas to North and South America. An impressive avenue of giant redwoods, one of the finest entrances to any botanic garden in the world. Established in 1863, these majestic giants stand over 50m high. Seven miles of trails throughout lead to a restored Victorian Fernery and dramatic viewpoint at 140m looking out to surrounding mountains and Holy Loch. Traditional Bhutanese and Chilean pavilions and the magnificent Golden Gates.

Directions

Seven miles north of Dunoon or 22 miles south from Glen Kinglass below Rest and Be Thankful pass. On A815.

Garden Openings

Sunday 23 April 10:00am - 6:00pm

Admissions

£6.50, concessions £5.50, children under 16 free (includes donation to garden, for prices without donation check rbge.org.uk).

Beneficiaries

Donation to SG Beneficiaries

Features & Catering

  • Disabled Access

Other Details

National Plant Collection ®: Abies, South American Temperate Conifers, Picea. Other opening times: 1 March - 31 October 10:00am - 6:00pm (closing 5:00pm in March and October).

Contact

A Regional Garden of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Benmore, Dunoon
PA23 8QU

Call 01369 706261

Email

Website

Location

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