Garden Tours in Scotland

Guided garden tours based in the
Highlands and North of Scotland

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Gavin Dallmeyer

Gavin Dallmeyer's
Guided garden tours based in the
Highlands and North of Scotland


Five outline examples of Day Tours:

Allangrange gardens

Inverness Area

These tours are of gardens close enough to Inverness to be visited in a morning or afternoon. There is a wealth of gardens and as distances are not great, we can visit three gardens in a few hours.

  • Foulis Castle
  • Abriachan
Dunrobin Castle gardens

North East

These gardens lie along a route to the northeast of Inverness along the north coast of the Moray Firth, taking in the Black-Isle, Cromarty and Dornoch Firths. The gardens enjoy long hours of sunshine and are dryer than those in the west.

  • Dunrobin Castle
  • Foulis Castle

Right; Dunrobin Castle gardens

Inverewe gardens

North West

Visiting the gardens of the northwest takes us to some of the finest Highland scenery. At the same latitude as Labrador and further north than Moscow, the gardens are famed for the lush growth of exotic plants. We are spoilt for choice.

  • The House of Gruinard
  • Inverewe
  • Leckmelm
  • Dundonnell House

Right; Inverewe gardens

Lochalsh House gardens

South West

Travelling along Loch Ness before branching westwards past the Five Sisters of Kintail we arrive on the west coast at Balmacara. Northwards then, to Loch Carron and the lovely garden of Attadale House amongst another two en-route.

  • Clan Donald Centre Garden
  • Attadale House

Right; Lochalsh gardens

Cawdor Castle gardens

East Coast

Back to the East coast and along the southern shore of the Moray Firth towards Elgin. Returning inland by way of the Spey Valley. There is a variety of gardens and we will visit three of the best and most interesting.

  • Logie House
  • Blackhills
  • Cawdor Castle

Right; Cawdor Castle gardens

Extended tours:

Tours longer than a day take more planning and consideration. Please contact Gavin at the address on the Tariff page with your thoughts about where you would like to go, your timeframe, etc, and he can advise on the best itinerary within your budget.

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