Logan Botanic Garden
Visit Logan Botanic Garden and discover plant treasures from South and Central America, Southern Africa and Australasia rarely seen in the United Kingdom. A pleasure for all the family, Logan is an exotic paradise where visitors can walk through groves of eucalyptus and palm trees or stand in the shade of awesome giant rhubarb-like Gunnera plants. The Walled Garden is a showcase for other exotic plants and don't miss the Logan Conservatory, home to a collection of tender South African plants.
How to find us
The Garden is located 14 miles south of Stranraer in the Rhins of Galloway, off the B7065.
Voted 'Best Garden in the UK 2021' by Which? magazine. Winner of Dumfries & Galloway Life Awards 'Tourism Champion' in 2021 & 2017. 5* rating by VisitScotland. Green Tourism 'Gold' award.
Potting Shed Bistro has "Taste Our Best" award from VisitScotland and won Dumfries & Galloway Life's "Cafe of the Year" 2015.
- The Walled Garden is a showcase for exotic plants.
- The 'Green' Logan Conservatory houses tender plants from South Africa.
- New Jungle area with a wide variety of ferns and tropical delights.
- The Garden was a backdrop for the cult 1970's film The Wicker Man.
- The Woodland Garden is a haven for weird and wonderful plants from Australasia.
Guided Walks are held on the second Tuesday of every month from March until November at 10.30am-12pm. From June-September there is also a guided walk on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Meet at the Discovery Centre. Free with normal garden entry. No booking required.
Discounts available for groups of 11 or more, providing payment is by a single transaction. Call 01776 860231 to pre-book. Introductory tours or full guided tours may be available to groups booked in advance.
Discounts available for groups of 11 or more, providing payment is by a single transaction. Call 01776 860231 to pre-book. Introductory tours or full guided tours may be available to groups booked in advance, at additional cost. Private, tailored tours also available. Please email [email protected] for more information.
You can find our accessibility statement here.
- Autumn Colour
- Bluebell Displays
- Daffodil Displays
- Herbaceous Borders & Plantings
- Walled Garden
Opening TimesMonday: 10:00 - 17:00 Tuesday: 10:00 - 17:00 Wednesday: 10.00 -1700 Thursday: 10.00-17:00 Friday: 10.00-17.00 Saturday: 10.00-17.00 Sunday: 10.00-17.00 also:
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Logan Botanic Garden is open daily from 10am-5pm from 1 March -15 November 2023
The Potting Shed Bistro is open from 10.30am-4pm from 1 March. Open to all in March and from 1 September to 15 November from 10.30am-4pm. Potting Shed Bistro open to garden visitors only from 1 April until 31 August.
Admission pricesAdult: £8.00 Child: Under 16s free Concession: £7.00
FacilitiesAccessible parking Accessible toilets Assistance Dogs Car park Events Hearing loops Picnic area Pushchair friendly Shop Toilets Wheelchair access
Logan Studio with Exhibitions
Wheelchair accessible picnic benches
Trained assistance dogs only
Children’s Activity – Make a wooden Easter BunnyApril 6th, 2023 - April 6th, 2023
Guided Walk: Step into springApril 11th, 2023 - April 11th, 2023
RSPB Activity: Wild ChallengeApril 11th, 2023 - April 11th, 2023
Children’s Activity: Floral Book MarkApril 13th, 2023 - April 13th, 2023
Major Orr-Ewing Art ExhibitionApril 15th, 2023 - May 31st, 2023
Logan Members’ AGM & Illustrated TalkApril 18th, 2023 - April 18th, 2023
Guided Walk: Magical May DelightsMay 9th, 2023 - May 9th, 2023
Stranraer Drumming Group: Drum for FunMay 11th, 2023 - May 11th, 2023
Plants in the Patagonian Landscape ExhibitionJune 1st, 2023 - July 31st, 2023
Stranraer Drumming Group: Drum for funJune 8th, 2023 - June 8th, 2023
Red Squirrel TalkJune 8th, 2023 - June 8th, 2023
Guided Walk: Early summer blissJune 13th, 2023 - June 13th, 2023
Guided Walk: Summer FeastJune 27th, 2023 - June 27th, 2023
Guided Walk: The splendour of summerJuly 11th, 2023 - July 11th, 2023
Stranraer Drumming Group: Drum for FunJuly 13th, 2023 - July 13th, 2023
Children’s Activity – Fun with FlaxJuly 13th, 2023 - July 13th, 2023
RSPB Activity: Wildflower Seed BombsJuly 18th, 2023 - July 18th, 2023
Red Squirrel TalkJuly 18th, 2023 - July 18th, 2023
Children’s Activity: Hammer artJuly 20th, 2023 - July 20th, 2023
Guided Walk: Summer Garden DelightsJuly 25th, 2023 - July 25th, 2023
RSPB Children’s Activity – Beginners Bird WatchJuly 25th, 2023 - July 25th, 2023
Children’s Activity: Stick Pot PersonJuly 27th, 2023 - July 27th, 2023
RSPB Children’s Activity – Build a Bird FeederAugust 1st, 2023 - August 1st, 2023
Flora & Landscapes of Yunnan ExhibitionAugust 1st, 2023 - September 30th, 2023
Children’s Activity: Tangled Twig Dream CatcherAugust 3rd, 2023 - August 3rd, 2023
Guided Walk: The Height of summerAugust 8th, 2023 - August 8th, 2023
RSPB Children’s Activity – Beach MobilesAugust 8th, 2023 - August 8th, 2023
Stranraer Drumming Group: Drum for FunAugust 10th, 2023 - August 10th, 2023
Children’s Activity: Create a Log CarAugust 10th, 2023 - August 10th, 2023
RSPB Children’s Activity – Bug SafariAugust 15th, 2023 - August 15th, 2023
Children’s Activity: Macrame Plant Pot HolderAugust 17th, 2023 - August 17th, 2023
Guided Walk: Never Ending summerAugust 22nd, 2023 - August 22nd, 2023
RSPB Children’s Activity – Pond DippingAugust 22nd, 2023 - August 22nd, 2023
Guided Walk: Splendid seasonal colourSeptember 12th, 2023 - September 12th, 2023
Guided Walk: Sensational September DelightsSeptember 26th, 2023 - September 26th, 2023
Scottish Nature Photography Awards ExhibitionSeptember 30th, 2023 - November 15th, 2023
Guided Walk: Autumn WonderOctober 10th, 2023 - October 10th, 2023
Children’s Activity: Pebble ArtOctober 19th, 2023 - October 19th, 2023
Children’s Activity: Make a Wooden Rudolph!October 26th, 2023 - October 26th, 2023
End of Season SaleOctober 29th, 2023 - October 29th, 2023
Guided Walk:November 14th, 2023 - November 14th, 2023