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Key to Table Below:       NTS = National Trust for Scotland (entry free to members).      Conc = Concessionary rates.
= Disabled Access = Dogs Allowed = Refreshments = Plant Sales  
Gardens open regularly
not too far from Kinross
Opening Arrangements Drive time
from Kinross
Adult        Child
Conc Family Contact
Falkland Palace & garden (NTS) to 1 Nov Mon-Sat
20 mins 12.50 9.00 9.00 29.50 gdn only no no yes 01337 857397
Hill of Tarvit mansionhouse & gdns (NTS), near Cupar 2 Apr - 31 May Thu-Mon 1300-1700 36 mins 10.50 7.95 7.95 24.00 partial grounds yes yes 01334 653127
Grounds at Hill of Tarvit (NTS) all year daily to dusk           yes yes yes yes 01334 653127
Kellie Castle & garden (NTS) 1 Apr - 21 May Sat-Wed 1230-1700 56 mins 11.50 7.95 7.95 26.00 partial yes yes no 01333 720271
Garden & Estate only at Kellie Castle (NTS) all year daily 0900-dusk           yes yes yes no 01333 720271
Culross Palace, study & gardens (NTS) 28 Mar - 31 May Thu-Mon 1200-1700 33 mins 10.50 7.50 7.50 24.50 no no yes yes 01383 880359
Gardens only at Culross Palace all year daily 1000-1700           difficult no yes yes 01383 880359
Branklyn Gardens, Dundee Rd, Perth (NTS) 28 Mar - 31 Oct daily 1000-1700 20 mins 6.50 5.00 5.00 16.50 partial no no yes 01738 625535
Glendoick Gardens, Glencarse, PH2 7NS 1 Apr - 31 May Mon-Fri
30 mins 5.00 free     yes no yes yes 01738 860205
Scone Palace and grounds 1 Apr - 31 Oct daily 0930-1745 25 mins 10.50 7.60 9.80 33.00 yes yes yes   01738 552300
Botanic Garden, Canongate, St Andrews, KY16 8RT Apr - Sep daily 1000-1900 48 mins 2.00 1.00     yes guide only     01334 477178
Pittencreiff Park, Dunfermline all year daily dawn-dusk 22 mins free free     yes yes yes   01383 720285
Braco Castle gardens, Braco, FK15 9LA (SGS) 1 Feb - 31 Oct daily 1000-1700 45 mins 3.50       partial no no no 01786 880437
Cambo House, Kingsbarns, KY16 8QD all year daily 1000-1700 60 mins 5.50       yes yes yes yes 01333 450313
Drummond Castle Gdns, Crieff, PH7 4HZ Easter w/e then
1 May - 31 Oct
daily 1300-1800 50 mins 5.00 2.00 4.00 12.00 partial yes no no 01764 681433
Gardens open by ARRANGEMENT
Barham, Bow of Fife (SGS) 1 Apr - 31 Jul by arr     4.00 free 3.00   no yes no yes 01337 810227
Earlshall Castle, Leuchars (SGS) on request by arr   45 mins 5.00 free     partial no yes yes 01334 839205
Logie House, Crossford, Dunfermline (SGS) 1 Ap - 31 Oct by arr     5.00       yes yes yes yes 07510 654812
South Flisk, Blebo Craigs, Cupar (SGS) 15 Apr - 31 May by arr     4.00 free     partial no no no 01334 850859
Hollytree Lodge, Muckhart, Dollar (SGS) 1 Apr-30 Oct by arr     4.00       yes yes yes yes 07973 374687
Rowberrow, 18 Castle Road, Dollar (SGS) 1 Feb - 31 Dec by arr     4.00 free     partial yes no no 01259 742584
The Steading, Yetts O' Muckhart, by Dollar (SGS) 1 Apr - 15 Oct by arr     4.00 free     no no yes yes 01259 781559
Most of the gardens listed above (those shown in blue) can be clicked to view more information.
Also, last entry to some attractions may be one hour before the closing time shown.

Scotland´s Gardens Scheme

SGS, a registered charity since 1931, organises the opening of hundreds of gardens, ranging from formal castle gardens to small cottage gardens, to raise money for charity. 60% of entry fees to gardens in this scheme benefit SGS´s charities: The Queen´s Nursing Institute Scotland, Gardens Fund of the National Trust for Scotland, Maggie´s Cancer Caring Centres and Perennial. 40% of entry fees goes to a charitable cause chosen by the garden owner. For more information, see the book "Scotland´s Gardens 2015 Guidebook" or the website www.scotlandsgardens.org

Special Days Open in April under SGS

The gardens at Megginch Castle, Errol are open on Sunday 12 April from 2pm to 5pm. 19th century formal front garden, topiary and ancient yews. Splendid array of daffodils. Walled kitchen garden and heritage orchard as featured on "The Beechgrove Garden." Admission: 4, children free. 20% to All Saints Church, Glencarse and 20% to Maggie´s Cancer Care Centre. Disabled access, teas available, plant sales. Route: approach from Dundee only, directly off A90, on south side of carriageway mile on left after Errol flyover between lodge gatehouses. PH2 7SW.

There will be a Spring Plant and Craft Fair at Cambo House, Kingsbarns on Sunday 19 April, 11am to 4pm. Invited nurseries will join Cambo in providing a wide ranging plant sale and there will be local craft and food stalls. Admission: 2.50.The gardens at Cambo are open all year round. The Fair on 19 April will benefit SGS charities and Cambo Stables Project to provide a training and education centre on the estate. Full disabled access, dogs welcome, refreshments. Cambo is on the A917 between Crail and St Andrews.

Glorious daffodils should be in evidence at West Plean House, Stirling on Sunday 19 April, 2pm to 5pm. The well-established garden includes the site of an iron-age homestead and panoramic views over seven counties. The woodlands have mature rhododendrons and specimen trees. There are lawns, shrubs and a walled garden with a variety of vegetables. This is also a family day, with events for children. Admission: 4, children free. 40% to Scottish Motor Neurone Disease Association. Full disabled access, dogs on leads welcome, refreshments, plant sales. Denny Road, Stirling, FK7 8HA.

A Few Useful Websites for Gardens Enthusiasts

Gardens in Perth & Kinross
National Trust for Scotland

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