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Ardkinglas Woodland Garden, Gruffalo Trail  & Fairy Trail
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Ardkinglas Woodland Garden, Gruffalo Trail & Fairy Trail

Ardkinglas is OPEN everyday, all year round.
On the shore at the head of Loch Fyne, set against a spectacular background of mountains and forest, Ardkinglas Woodland Garden has an outstanding collection of plants and trees. The Garden is famous for the mature champion trees (including the "mightiest conifer in Europe") and an exceptional collection of rhododendron. A woodland lochan, an ancient mill, a scriptorium and a very visible and thriving population of red squirrels add to the attraction of the garden.

A visit to Ardkinglas Woodland Garden is a perfect family day out. All the family will enjoy searching for the Gruffalo amongst the trees. Come along and see our fairy houses on our fairy trail. We have a super fun Snakey Slide.

The garden is open all year round dawn to dusk with wonderful displays of colour through the seasons.

The beauty and sense of history in the garden will appeal to all visitors and the plant collection will delight those with a more specialist knowledge.

Ardkinglas House is open for guided tours (April-October) and there is a self-catering accommodation available.

Getting there: In the village of Cairndow off the A83 Loch Lomond to Inveraray road.

Facilities available: Partially wheelchair and pram friendly, steep in places, portaloo available, dogs on leads, nearby Tree Shop (Garden Centre) has catering facilities. Guided tours by prior arrangement.
Lower garden wheelchair mostly accessible

Admission Fee: £5 per adult £2.50 per child (4-16 years) 3 & under Free. You can pay on arrival, cash, bacs or Paypal Can. Or pay online here
Contact Information
Opening Dates:
1st January - 31st December
Opening Times:
Daylight hours open everyday
Contact: Ardkinglas Estate Office
Tel: 01499 600261
Address: Ardkinglas Woodland Garden, Cairndow, Argyll, PA26 8BH
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