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Covid 19 Update

Last Updated: June 2020

We are carefully monitoring the advice from the Scottish and UK Governments and the NHS about the COVID-19 situation.  As social distancing is of paramount importance, many gardens have closed to keep staff and visitors safe, but are following government guidance carefully to see when they might re-open.

Some of our members are open and welcome local people from within walking distance to use paths and woodlands for their daily exercise, being careful to follow government guidance.   If you do walk into the local area, please keep dogs under control and use hand sanitisers if you open any gates.

Please do browse our site and visit member garden websites to check the current situation.

Be sure to follow our social media, as we share news from member gardens who continue to offer garden inspiration and appreciate your support.

We also have wonderful nurseries and garden centre members who have been working hard to respond to growing demand through online and telephone orders and are now re-opening to customers.  Please check their websites to find out what their new opening arrangements are.

Please check out the following useful links for more information:

Lycetts free COVID-19 return to work – Risk Assessment Guide

Funding deadline extended to 31 July 2020 – Heritage Fund

Scottish Tourism Alliance – COVID update

Scottish Government – COVID phasing

Scottish Government Guidance – Tourism and Hospitality

Coronavirus Support for Businesses in Scotland – Find Business Support

Business Gateway – Coronavirus support

VisitScotland – Get Tourism Ready

UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark – Good To Go Scheme

View Government Guidance