Enjoy spectacular autumn colour and stunning mountainside scenery at Benmore. The truly magnificent avenue of giant redwoods is one of the finest entrances to any botanic garden. See new wild collected plantings from around the world including Chile, Bhutan and Japan.Find out more
See the stunning photographs of Scotland’s iconic coasts, wildlife and nature. This is a great display of the finalists’ photographs.
Free with normal garden entry. No booking required.
Closes at 4pm in November.
A celebration of all things trees at The Plant Market from 1st October to December 1st. We will have a great range of ornamental and fruit trees showcasing the very best of Autumn colour. Our experts will be on hand to guide you through choosing the right tree for your garden, whether it is fruit trees or ornamental trees we are here to help with advice on planting, feeding and pruning.Find out more
Explore the Fairy gardens at new Hopetoun Gardens and learn about their favourite trees, as well as seeing the tricks they get up to in their gardens. You can explore the woodland everyday when the garden centre and Orangery tearoom are open. You may want to help the fairies create a garden at home, we have all the plants and accessories as well as instuction to help you.Find out more
Browse our great range of trees that give the best autumn colourFind out more
As part of Scottish Tree Festival, Castle Kennedy Gardens are delighted to offer visitors a fantastic Champion Tree Trail. With nearly 300 Years of tree planting, a favourable climate that benefits from the Gulf Stream, the Gardens provide a home for an amazing 95 Champion Trees, the tallest or broadest of their species in the British Isles! These include 12 British Champions, 30 Scottish Champions, 44 Dumfries and Galloway Champions and 9 trees described as 'otherwise remarkable' by The Tree Register. Fine and rare examples such as the Swamp Cypress, Taxodium Distichum, the Umbrella Pine, Sciadopitys Verticillate, Dawn Red Wood, Metasequoia, Californian Red Wood, Sequoia Sempervirens can be found within 75 acres of garden space. With the aid of a specially printed map, you can explore over 20 of these amazing trees. The trail takes you from one end of the garden to the other.Find out more