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Achamore Gardens

Open throughout 2024

Created by Colonel Sir James Horlick with the assistance of Gardener Kitty Lloyd Jones in 1944, Achamore Gardens is the home of Horlick’s renowned Rhododendron and Camellia Collection. Flourishing in Gighas' warm microclimate, the 54 acre Gardens hosts many notable and unusual plants and trees from around the world.

Examples include: Echium pininana, Hoheria ribifolia, Pittosporum garnetti, Eucryphia glutinosa, and Wollemia nobilis, the Wollemi Pine. The Gardens are also home to several champion trees including: Nothofagus moorei, Abies kawakamii and Metrosideros umbellatus.

The woodland walks with Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Camellias, New Zealand tree ferns, Hydrangeas and Fuchsias complement the walled gardens with it’s tender exotics, herbaceous borders and a Bamboo Maze for all to enjoy.

The Garden Viewpoint has stunning views over to the islands of Islay and Jura while the pond is a haven for wildlife.

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Achamore Gardens, Isle of Gigha, Scotland, PA41 7AD.

Admissions Charges through donations via the honesty box or contactless card reader
Free Car parking is available
Dogs on the lead welcome

Info for visiting the Isle of Gigha is available at:

Contact Information
Opening Dates:
1st January - 31st December
Opening Times:
Dawn to dusk every day
Contact: Isle of Gigha Heritage Trust
Tel: 01583 505390
Address: Achamore Gardens, Isle of Gigha Heritage Trust, Craft Workshop 1, Isle of Gigha, Argyll, PA41 7AD
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