Voted one of the best 50 gardens in Europe and famous for its collection of azaleas and rhododrendons. The nearby
Recently voted one of Europe’s top 50 gardens, Glendoick features a unique gathering of plants collected and hybridized by three generations of Coxes from their plant hunting expeditions to China & the Himalayas. One of the finest collections of rhododendrons and azaleas, (with 3 national collections,) Meconopsis, Kalmia, Sorbus in the streamside woodland garden (‘The Den’), peat garden, nursery and hybrid trial garden. The mail order business is probably the world’s best known retail rhododendron nursery. Glendoick Garden Centre and restaurant, alongside the A90 (open year round, 7 days) carries one of the best ranges of plants in Scotland and has an extensive display garden. No dogs allowed in gardens or garden centre.
Rhododendron and azalea species and hybrids, many introduced from the wild or bred by the Cox family. Glendoick also boasts a huge range of plants from plant-hunting expeditions from Chile and Tasmania to Tibet. New as-yet-unnamed hybrids from the Glendoick breeding programme can be seen in the test beds in the walled garden.