Achamore Gardens – Isle of Gigha
The community owned Island of Gigha is home to the world famous Achamore Gardens. The garden extends to approximately 50 acres of natural woodlands and contains a large walled garden, pond area and many rare and interesting plants and trees growing in our frost-free climate, as well as rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias.
An Cala – Isle of Seil
Set snugly into its horseshoe shaped surrounding cliffs the garden at An Cala embodies the romantic English heyday of the 1930’s with its colourful borders, natural rockeries, meandering streams and quirky garden buildings.
Colonsay House Gardens
The Colonsay House rhododendron and woodland garden is considered to be one of the finest rhododendron gardens in Scotland. It was planted mostly in the 1930’s and has an exceptional variety, not only of rhododendrons, but also of trees and shrubs including some exotic species from the southern hemisphere.
Jura House Gardens
The garden was designed as a Victorian Kitchen garden with boxwood hedges, a rosegarden, vegetables and fruit trees against the walls, now one of few remaining, active walled gardens. Added to that, the staff from Jura House garden have an extensive range of ornamental plants and, thanks to the mild climate, are able to grow many non-hardy plants. The garden is currently closed for visitors.
Torosay Castle and Gardens
A unique combination of formal Italianate terraces and dramatic West Highland scenery makes Torosay a spectacular setting, which together with a mild climate results in superb specimens of rare, unusual and lovely plants. With a large collection of statuary and many ‘niche’ gardens, Torosay is a joy to explore and has many peaceful corners to relax in.