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  • Drummond Gardens

    One of the finest formal gardens in Europe. First laid out in the early 17th century by John Drummond, 2nd Earl of Perth. They were enlarged and redesigned in the 19th century. Italianate in style with topiary hedges, parterres and bold autumn colours. Impressive 17th C obelisk sundial.

    How to find us

    2 miles south of Crieff on Muthill Road (A822). 20 minutes drive from A9

    Location

    Awards

    Visit Scotland 4 star rating

    Highlights

    • Mile-long beech lined entrance drive
    • Box hedge Parterre in shape of the Saltire
    • Obelisk Sundial built in 1630
    • Massive yew hedge topiary
    • Fine display of acers for autumn colour

    Guided tours

    Guided tours for pre-booked groups by arrangement. Groups can visit prior to standard opening times or in the early evening, as well as during standard opening times. Special visits to the old keep by arrangement, subject to availability.

    Group visits

    Groups can visit prior to standard opening times or in the early evening, as well as during standard opening times. Special visits to the old keep by arrangement, subject to availability.

    Promotional Themes

    • Woodland Gardens
    • Rose Gardens
    • Autumn Colour
    • Wheelchair Access

    Opening Times

    Monday: 11:00 - 17:00 Tuesday: 11:00 - 17:00 Wednesday: 11:00 - 17:00 Thursday: 11:00 - 17:00 Friday: 11:00 - 17:00 Saturday: 11:00 - 17:00 Sunday: 11:00 - 17:00 also:

    The gardens would normally be open 1300 to 1700 ( From 1100 in June, July and August) 1st May to 31st October and also Easter weekend.

    Dates closed

    Gardens close 31st October for the season and re open for Easter weekend and then from the 1st May

    Admission prices

    Adult: £10 Child: £4 Family: £22 (2 adults and 3 children) Membership: Adult Season Ticket £30, Family Season Ticket £60

    Facilities

    Picnic area Shop Car park Accessible parking Toilets Accessible toilets Wheelchair access Dog friendly Assistance Dogs

    Address

    Drummond Castle
    Muthill
    Crieff
    PH7 4HN

    Phone

    01764 681433
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