Argyll gardens are getting ready to open for spring

Scotland's Open Garden Scheme in Argyll and Lochaber

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Wondering what else you can do with the family?

Brush off those winter cobwebs, months of restrictions and step with us into spring.

The garden owners of Argyll invite you to share the joy of this new season in their gardens.  Wander through the blooms of early rhodies, spring bulbs, primula and pignut.  Let the fresh shoots, winding paths, space and spectacular views spirit you away.

Gardens all over the county are opening for charity, some even welcome dogs (on leads).  Look below for one near you.  So that everyone stays safe, check with or give the garden a call before setting out.

Fresh air, colour and beauty is guaranteed.


Kames Bay, Kilmelford PA34 4XA
Sat/Sun 1 & 2 May; 2pm-6pm

Knock Newhouse, Lochgair PA31 8RZ
Sat/Sun 8 & 9 May; 12pm – 4:30pm

Fasnacloich, Appin PA38 4BJ
Sunday 16 May; 12pm – 5pm

Strachur House Flower & Woodland Gardens, Strachur PA27 8BX
Sat/Sun 22 & 23 May; 1pm – 5pm

Achabhraid, Ormsary Road, Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 8NY
Sat/Sun 29 & 30 May; 1pm – 5pm

Inveryne Woodland Garden, Kilfinan, Tighnabruaich PA21 2ER
Sat/Sun 29 & 30 May; 1pm – 5pm

Ardverikie with Aberarder, Kinloch Laggan, Newtonmore PH20 1BX
Monday 31 May; 2pm – 5pm


Achnacloich, Connel, Oban PA37 1PR
Saturdays throughout the year; 10am – 4pm

Ardkinglas Woodland Garden, Cairndow PA26 8BG
Daily; 9am – 7pm

Ardmaddy Castle, by Oban PA34 4QY
Daily, 9am – 7pm

Ardtornish, by Lochaline, Morvern PA80 5UZ
Daily; 10am – 6pm

Barguillean’s ‘Angus Garden’, Taynuilt PA35 1HY
Daily; 9am – 6pm

Kinlochlaich Walled Garden, Appin PA38 4BD
3 March – 31 October; 10am – 4pm

An Cala, Ellenabeich, Isle of Seil PA34 4RF
1 April – 31 October; 10am – 6pm

Ascog Hall Garden and Fernery, Ascog, Isle of Bute PA20 9EU
1 April – 31 October; 10am – 5pm

Druimneil House, Port Appin PA38 4DQ
1 April – 31 October; 9am – 7pm

Crinan Hotel Garden, Crinan PA31 8SR
1 May – 31 Aug; 9am – 7pm


Barochreal, Kilninver, Oban, Argyll PA34 4UT
1 May – 30 September; 01852 316151

Berandhu, Appin, Argyll. PA38 4DD
1 April – 31 October; 01631 730585 m: 07900 377 414

Braevallich Farm, by Dalmally PA33 1BU
On request; 01866 844246 E:

Dal an Eas, Kilmore, Oban PA34 4XU
1 April – 30 September; 01631 770246 E:

Eas Mhor, Cnoc-a-Challtuinn, Clachan Seil, PA34 4TR
1 May – 30 September; 01852 300469 E:

Kildalloig, Campbeltown PA28 6RE
1 May – 31 October; 07979 855930 E:

Knock Newhouse, Lochgair PA31 8RZ
12 April – 12 October; 01546 886628 E:

Lismore Secret Garden, Isle of Lismore, Oban PA34 5UL
1 May – 1 October; 01631 760128 E:

Maolachy’s Garden, Lochavich, by Kilmelford PA35 1HJ
1 March – 31 October; 01866 844212

Ormsary House, Ormsary, Lochgilphead PA31 8PE
1 April – 31 October; 01880 770738 E: