Glorious Gardens of Argyll & Bute

The Glorious Gardens

The group comprises 18 gardens varying in size, style and maturity, dating from the 13th to the 20th century. They are spread throughout the mainland of Argyll, often in dramatic scenery, and to the islands of Bute, Gigha, and Seil.

There are many outstanding plants to be discovered including species rhododendrons, magnolias and fine specimens of conifer, some of which are the largest trees in Britain.

To download a copy of the 2013 brochure please click here

Planning a visit

A visit to our gardens can be based on the local centres of Oban, Inveraray, Dunoon, Lochgilphead or Helensburgh.

These centres are within easy reach of Glasgow and Prestwick Airports and the rail links from Glasgow to Gourock/Wemyss Bay and Oban.

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Latest News

Glorious Gardens at Gardening Scotland

The Glorious Gardens members created a lovely display garden in the Floral Hall at Gardening Scotland


Forthcoming Events

The following events are happening in and around member gardens in the coming months:

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