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  • VISIT CASTLES IN PERTHSHIRE

    There are a number of spectacular gardens in Perthshire within easy reach of Milton Cottage B&B which are open to the public for most of the summer months or on special opening days. The lists below give the dates. These gardens are all part of Scotland's Garden Scheme where some or all entrance fees are given to charity. For more details look at their website www.gardensofscotland.org.

    ARDVORLICH, Lochearnhead - 7th May to 4th June

    Beautiful glen with rhododendrons grown in wild conditions amid oaks and birches. Quite steep in places - gum boots adviseable when wet. Dogs on a lead please.

    BOLFRACKS, Aberfeldy - 1st April to 31st October Overlooking Tay valley walled garden with borders of trees, shrubs & perennials. Burn garden with rhododendrons, azaleas, primulas, meconpsis etc. in woodland setting. Bulbs in spring, good autumn colour. No dogs. Some plants for sale. NB Slippery steps.

    BRACO CASTLE, Braco - 1st April to mid - August, Wed - Sun in October, other times by appointment (please telephone T: 01786 880437)

    19th C landscaped garden, woodland & meadow walks with spring bulbs, mature specimen trees and shrubs.Partly walled garden with rhododendron approach and tree lined path. Pond, hedging, lawns and borders. Spectacular views over castle park to Ochils.

    BRANKLYN, Perth - Easter to October

    attractive garden once described as 'the finest 2 acres of private garden in the country'. Outstanding collection: rhododendrons, alpines, herbaceous and peat-garden plants that attracts gardeners and botanists from all over the world.

    BELL'S CHERRYBANK GARDENS, Perth - Open all year

    Stunning 6 acre garden with rich mix of colour throughout the year. 50,000 plants and over 900 varieties of heather, artworks, water features including acoustic pool ant trout stream. Café, gift shop, plants for sale. Guide dogs only.

    CLUNIEMORE, Pitlochry - 1st May to 1st October (by appointment, please telephone T: 01796 472006)

    Mature garden in beautiful setting. Rock and water gardens, lawns, herbaceous and annual border. Roses, shrubs and woodland walk. Greenhouses, plant stall, teas, biscuits and ice cream

    CLUNY HOUSE, Aberfeldy - 1st March to 31st October

    Wonderful, wild, woodland garden overlooking the scenic Strathtay valley. One of Britain's widest trees, American trillium, Japanese maple and Asiatic primulas. A treasure not to be missed. No dogs please.

    DRUMMOND GARDENS, Muthill - 1st May to 31st October

    Originally laid out in 1630 by John Drummond, in 1830 the parterre was changed to an Italian style. Multi-faceted sun dial. Largest formal garden in Scotland. Teas, raffle, entertainments, stalls.

    ROSSIE HOUSE, Forgandenny - 1st March to 31st October (by appointment, please telephone T: 01738 812265)

    Mature woodland garden, water and walled garden. Year round interest: stewartia in July, lacecap hydrangeas and eucryphias in August and September. Intense autumn colours.

    SCONE PALACE, Perth - 1st April to 31st October

    Extensive, well laid out grounds & magnificent pinetum (1848), a Douglas fir raised from seed sent from America in 1824. Woodland garden, walks with rhododendrons, azaleas, leadi to Monks' Playgreen & Friar's Den of former Abbey. Murray Star beech maze.

    EXPLORERS, THE SCOTTISH PLANT HUNTERS GARDEN, Pitlochry - 1st April to 31st October

    Wonderful new garden overlooking River Tummel. Planted with mix of species and cultivars to represent The Scottish Plant Collectors. Teas at Theatre. Plant stall.

    SCOTLAND'S GARDENS SCHEME OPEN DAYS - ALL SUNDAYS

    Note: some of the gardens listed below are open throughout the season however, the sundays listed below are Scotland's Gardens Scheme Open Days - when admission charges are donated to charity. Some gardens also host special events on these days.

    MEGGINCH CASTLE, Errol - 23rd April

    Gothic courtyard and pagoda dovecote. 1,000 year old yews and topiary. Astological garden. Daffodils and rhododendrons. Water garden. Refreshments.

    GLENDOICK, by Perth - 7th May

    Unique collection of plants collected by 3 generatios of Coxes from expeditions to China & Himalayas. Rhododendrons, meconopsis, azalias, kalmia and sorbus. Peat, hybrid trial garden & nursey open. No dogs please. Refreshments at Glendoick Garden Centre.

    BRANKLYN, Perth - 7th May

    attractive garden once described as 'the finest 2 acres of private garden in the country'. Outstanding collection: rhododendrons, alpines, herbaceous and peat-garden plants that attracts gardeners and botanists from all over the world.

    GLENDOICK, by Perth - 14th May

    Unique collection of plants collected by 3 generatios of Coxes from expeditions to China & Himalayas. Rhododendrons, meconopsis, azalias, kalmia and sorbus. Peat, hybrid trial garden & nursey open. No dogs please. Refreshments at Glendoick Garden Centre.

    ROSSIE HOUSE, Forgandenny - 14th May

    Mature woodland garden, water and walled garden. Year round interest: stewartia in July, lacecap hydrangeas and eucryphias in August and September. Intense autumn colours.

    BALNAKEILLY, Pitlochry - 21st May

    Mature trees featuring Abies Procera (nobilis) the 'Noble Fir', introduced to Scotland in 1830. These surround a burn and herbaceous borders. Good strolling paths and wonderful views. Dogs on leads please.

    CLOAN, by Auchterarder - 28th May

    Gardens and policies of 7 acres originally laid out in 1850s. Mature trees, walled, water and wild gardens, delightful woodland walks. Peacocks - so no dogs please. Soup/teas.

    BRADYSTONE HOUSE, Murthly - 4th June

    True cottage courtyard garden converted 9 years ago. Ponds, free roaming ducks and hens & many interesting shrubs and ornamental trees. Soup & filled rolls etd. Plant stall. No Dogs please.

    EXPLORERS, SCOTTISH PLANT HUNTERS GARDEN, Pitlochry - 18th June

    Wonderful new garden overlooking River Tummel. Planted with mix of species and cultivars to represent The Scottish Plant Collectors. Teas at Theatre. Plant stall.

    THE COTTAGE, Longforgan - 25th June

    2 acre garden faces south with views, designed for year round interest, rhododendrons, azaleas, herbaceous & roses. Water features and interesting trees inc. historic silver birch. Teas and plant stall. No dogs please

    GLENEARN HOUSE, Bridge of Earn - 2nd July

    The garden is in a lovely setting surrounded by park and woodlands with walks to a fine recently planted walled garden, also a charming small loch. Teas and plant stall. No dogs please.

    STRATHGARRY HOUSE, Killiecrankie - 2nd July

    Early 19th c walled garden laid out in a cruciform and set in beautiful surroundings. Large collection of apple trees, underplanted with herbaceous borders. Raised vegetable garden and small courtyard garden. Teas & plant stall.

    WESTER CLOQUHAT, Bridge of Cally - 9th July

    Lawns, mixed borders, wide range of shrubs, roses and herbaceous. Water garden. Splendid situation with fine views. Teas and plant stall. No dogs please.

    AUCHLEEKS HOUSE, Calvine - 16th July

    Large herbaceous walled garden in a beautiful glen setting, surrounded by hills and mature trees. Teas. Plant stall. Dogs on a lead please.

    BORELAND, Killin - 23rd July

    A varied garden with borders as the main feature. Pretty walk along river leading to arboretum. Teas under cover. Plant stall.A varied garden with borders as the main feature. Pretty walk along river leading to arboretum. Teas under cover. Plant stall.

    CLUNIEMORE, Pitlochry - 6th August

    Mature garden in beautiful setting. Rock and water gardens, lawns, herbaceous and annual border. Roses, shrubs and woodland walk. Greenhouses, plant stall, teas, biscuits and ice cream.

    DRUMMOND GARDENS, Muthill - 6th August

    Originally laid out in 1630 by John Drummond, in 1830 the parterre was changed to an Italian style. Multi-faceted sun dial. Largest formal garden in Scotland. Teas, raffle, entertainments, stalls.

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