TravelScotland Logo TravelScotland Logo

Best Scottish Gardens

Scotland is bestowed with fine natural beauty and diverse landscapes with exceptional flora and fauna.  The woodland gardens and the botanic gardens have unique collection of exotic plants , green houses and exhibits. The

Royal Botanic Garden has four gardens across Scotland: Logan in Dumfries & Galloway, Dawyck in the Scottish Borders, Benmore in Argyll and the second oldest botanic garden in Britain, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, which was established in 1670.


Drummond Castle Gardens

One of Scotland's most formal and striking gardens as seen in Rob Roy. The contrast of typical scottish house and continental topiary should not be missed. 

Glendoick Gardens

Voted one of the best 50 gardens in Europe and famous for its collection of azaleas and rhododrendons. The nearby

Pitmedden House

Site of castle. The present Pitmedden House is a 17th-century house, remodelled in 1853 and in 1954, and may also incorporate part of an even older building. The castle was a property of the Setons, then the Bannermans in the 17th century, then the Keiths.

Branklyn Garden

Described as the finest two acres of private garden in the country', this oasis of peace and colour is a real urban haven, within walking distance of Perth.

Dunrobin Castle

Scottish baronial castle that thinks it is a chateau on the Loire. One of a kind in Scotland and the ancestral home to the Dukes of Sutherland and family.

Inverewe Gardens

Northern headland gardens started by Osgood Mackenzie in 1862. The North Atlantic drift allows exotic shrubs, trees and bamboos to flourish.

Scone Palace

Original Palace to Scottish kings and now a baronial mansion with excellent gardens. Just north of Perth.