Dawyck Botanic Garden
Dawyck Botanic Garden is home to one of Scotland's finest tree collections including some of Britain's oldest and tallest trees. The 65-acre Garden offers woodland and burnside walks and is renowned for its seasonal displays of snowdrops, bluebells, rhododendrons, azaleas, Himalayan poppies and autumn colour. Visitors can enjoy themed trails and follow the adventures of plant explorers such as David Douglas, after whom the Douglas fir is named - ideal for all the family.
How to find us
Dawyck is 28 miles south of Edinburgh on the B712, eight miles southwest of Peebles in the Scottish Borders.
Dawyck has a five star quality tourism award from Visit Scotland. It also has a silver Green Tourism Award.
- Dawyck Tree Collection, one of the finest in Scotland
- Woodland and burnside walks are stunning in any season
- Heron Wood, the world's first ever reserve for mosses, lichens and fungi
- The European Silver Fir, planted in 1680
- Treasures from Nepal, China, Chile and more
Discounts are available for groups of 11 or more, providing payment is by a single transaction. Call 01721 760254 to pre-book.
- Woodland Gardens
- Water Gardens
- Autumn Colour
- Wild Berries
- Daffodil Displays
- Bluebell Displays
- Rhododendron Displays
Opening TimesMonday: 10:00 - 17:00 Tuesday: 10:00 - 17:00 Wednesday: 10:00 - 17:00 Thursday: 10:00 - 17:00 Friday: 10:00 - 17:00 Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00 Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00
Closed from 1st December to 31 January inclusive.
Admission pricesAdult: £8.00 Child: Under 16 free Concession: £7.00 Membership: £29.00
FacilitiesShop Car park Accessible parking Toilets Accessible toilets Wheelchair access Hearing loops Pushchair friendly Assistance Dogs Events
The Dawyck Studio offers a diverse programme of exhibitions throughout the seasons. The Dawyck cafe services coffees, teas, light meals and excellent home baking. The Botanics Shop offers a fascinating range of books, gifts, cards and plants.
October 1st, 2023 - October 1st, 2023October 22nd, 2023 - October 22nd, 2023November 1st, 2023 - November 1st, 2023