Scotland's Gardens

7 Drum Gate


7 Drum Gate - NEW FOR 2017


What started out in 2004 as just under an acre of bare earth has now turned into an attractive garden split into extensive herbaceous borders, large lawn areas and a young woodland with matasequoias,  tulip tree, rhododendrons and wonderful views across the Tay Valley and upwards to the Ochils.The garden continues to develop and mature with earlier planting of topiary and hedging now being able to be sculptured, fruit trees and scrubs bearing produce. Visitors can meander through the garden, pausing in the children’s Hideaway Cottage to listen and observe the many species of bird attracted to the garden. Work is ongoing but this is a rare example of what can be achieved from a blank canvas given vision, determination and plenty of time and patience.


Eight miles south-east of Perth. Leave the M90 at junction 9 on the A912, then follow signs for Abernethy on the A913 for approximately three miles.

Garden Openings

By arrangement 1 May - 30 June




Motor Neurone Disease receives 40%, the net remaining to SG Beneficiaries

Features & Catering

  • Dogs Allowed

Other Details

Abernethy Round Tower 9th century Pictish tower, Abernethy Core Path network with wide-ranging views from Castlelaw hill top.
This garden will also be open as part of the Abernethy Open Gardens on Saturday 24 June 10:00am - 6:00pm.


Mrs C Morrison
Abernethy, Perthshire



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