Special Interest: Gardens


  • Argyll

    Due to the influence of the gulf stream, Argyll is famous for some beautiful gardens. In addition to those with links below, Private House Stays recommends the following for your consideration: Kilmun arboretum, Stonefield castle gardens and Strone House gardens....view more

  • Benderloch and Appin

    There are a couple of decent gardens worth visiting in the Benderloch and Appin area: Ardchattan Priory and Garden, Kinlochlaich House Gardens, with its associated plant centre and Druimavuic House gardens....view more

  • Dundee

    Gardens are defined in city areas to include public parks. In addition to the attractions linked below, Private House Stays recommends the following for your consideration: Monikie Country Park and Clatto Country Park...view more

  • Glasgow

    Gardens are defined in city areas to include public parks. In addition to the attractions linked below, Private House Stays recommends the following for your consideration: Provan Hall Gardens, Bellahouston Park and the Winter gardens at the Peoples Palace...view more

  • North East Scotland

    In addition to the attractions linked below, Private House Stays recommends the following for your consideration: Candacraig Gardens & Gallery, Colleonard Sculpture Gardens and Monymusk Walled Garden...view more

  • Aberfeldy and Loch Tay

    There are 2 Gardens around Aberfeldy that are particularly recommended:...view more

  • Perth and Kinross

    There are some nice open parks in the centre of Perth and gardens at the attractions linked below. The Bells Cherrybank garden is part of the Calyx and Cherrybank centre which is an exhibition and retail centre as well. In Kinross you will find Megginch Castle gardens and Megginch Castle gardens....view more

  • Rothesay and Cowal

    There are a oouple of significant attractions within the Rothesay and Cowal area for garden lovers: The Benmore Botanic Garden, Ardencraig Gardens, Ascog Hall Fernery and Garden and The Winter Gardens, Rothesay....view more

  • Ayrshire

    Due to the influence of the gulf stream, Ayrshire is famous for some beautiful gardens. Private House Stays recommends the following for your consideration: Kelburn Castle And Country Centre, Loudoun Castle Family Theme Park, Culzean Castle Country Park, Culzean Castle Country Park, Sorn Castle and...view more

  • Dumfriesshire

    In addition to the Galloway Wildlife Conservation park that is linked below and Broughton House and Garden, there are two more Dumfriesshire gardens that Private House Stays has identified as worth visiting: Craigieburn garden and Maxwelton gardens...view more

  • Strathclyde

    There are a number of attractive gardens in the Strathclyde region. There are those linked below and also Colzium Lennox estate...view more

  • Scottish Borders

    The Gardens in the Borders that Private House Stays recommends for visiting are linked below but also include: Bowhill Country Park, Floors Castle, Manderston, Mellerstain House, Paxton House, Traquair House, Mertoun gardens, Monteviot House gardens and Wilton Lodge Park....view more

  • Wester Ross

    There is one particularly fantastic garden that is a major tourist attraction in Wester Ross and that is Inverewe Garden. There is also Attadale Gardens, Achnashellach Lodge Gardens and The Lechmelm Shrubbery and Arboretum...view more

  • Edinburgh City Centre

    Gardens are defined in city areas to include public parks. In addition to the attractions linked below, Private House Stays recommends the following for your consideration: Holyrood Park which contains Arthurs seat (Edinburghs mini-mountain) which is greatly recommended for walking up starting from ...view more

  • Galloway

    Due to the influence of the Gulf stream, Galloway (and Ayrshire and Argyll) have a surprising number of fantastic gardens tucked away in little micro-climates where even some plants more associated with tropical climates thrive. If Private House Stays was pressed to name the one thing to most recomm...view more

  • Angus

    In addition to the gardens linked below, Private House Stays recommends the following for your consideration: The gardens at Edzell Castle, Glamis Castle, Forfar Country Park and Pitmuies Garden. House of Dun is also a Mansion House open to the public designed by Adam....view more

  • Aberdeen

    Gardens are defined in city areas to include public parks. In addition to the attractions linked below, Private House Stays recommends the following for your consideration: Crathes Castle and Drum Castle are ancient ruined castles with particularly lovely gardens - also Johnston Gardens and Haddo Co...view more