Set in a medieval village, the Royal Palace of Falkland is a superb example of Renaissance architecture. Garden enthusiasts will appreciate the work of Percy Cane, who designed the gardens between 1947 and 1952. Come and enjoy this fantastic Herb Day - see details below.
A912, 10 miles from M90, junction 8, 11 miles north of Kirkcaldy. Bus - Stagecoach Fife stops in the High Street (about 100 metres from the garden). OS Ref: NO252075.
Sunday 23 July 12:00pm - 4:30pm
Normal NTS admission applies
Donation to SG Beneficiaries
Champion Trees: Acer platanoides 'Crimson King'.
Champion Trees: Acer platanoides ‘Crimson King’. This unique open day, will provide a fantastic opportunity for visitors to learn more about herbs including how these versatile plants have been used through the ages – from creating perfumes and flavouring foods, to treating ailments and providing a staple ingredient for traditional crafts.
Take a guided tour of the Palace’s ‘Physic Garden’ to see herbs traditionally grown in the time of Mary, Queen of Scots and find out how they were used by the Royal Physician to heal the Kings’ and Queen ailments.
Pick up growing tips from horticultural experts.
Take part in arts and crafts activities for all the family.
Browse a wide selection of food, drink and herb-related market stalls.
Enjoy cookery demonstrations and tastings with local chefs.
Purchase locally grown herbs and plants.
Enjoy the peaceful and tranquil arts and craft gardens by Percy Cane, the ancient orchard and the wildlife meadow.
Visit Falkland Palace, the country residence of the Stuart monarchs for 200 years.