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Glendoick Garden Opening Times 2024

1 April -1st June 2024

Open 7 days 10am-4pm.

Tickets MUST be purchased from the garden centre before driving up.


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Welcome to Glendoick Gardens

Glendoick's gardens

Situated 1/2 mile behind the Glendoick Garden centre on the southern slopes of the Sidlaw Hills. Gardens are open in April and May.

Due to steep paths, steps and gravel, the gardens are not suitable for wheelchairs.

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Glendoick was included in the Independent on Sunday's exclusive survey of Europe's Top 50 Gardens, and boasts a unique collection of plants collected by three generations of Coxes from their plant-hunting expeditions in China and the Himalaya.

You can see one of the finest collections of rhododendrons and azaleas, primula, meconopsis, kalmia and sorbus in our woodland garden, walled garden and nursery.

Many of the Rhododendron and azalea species and hybrids have been introduced from the wild or bred by the Cox family and the gardens boast a huge range of plants from as far afield as Chile, Tasmania and Tibet.

Three New waterfall viewing platforms have been built in the woodland gardens. You can also take a glimpse into the fascinating world of hybridising in the walled garden where you'll find new as yet unnamed hybrids from the Glendoick breeding programme trial beds.

Peter and Kenneth Cox have written numerous books on rhododendrons and gardens. Kenneth Cox's book Scotland for Gardeners describes 500 of Scotland's finest gardens.

For parking, directions and accessibility see our Visitor Information pages

Glendoick's Spectacular Meconopsis


Gardens Prices & Tickets 2024

1st April to 1st June, open 7 days 10am-4pm.  

Celebrating 50 Years open Scotland's Gardens Scheme

Gardens Visit

Entrance: £5 per adult   (Donation made to Scotland's Garden Scheme)
School age children: Free

No dogs allowed, please.

Tickets must be purchased from the Garden Centre before you drive up to the garden.

For Garden Visit Group bookings e mail: 
A single group payment is requested payable by debit/credit card.
We can offer guided tours for keen gardening groups.

Cafe Bookings.

Glendoick's Garden Cafe is run by a separate company

Tel 01738 718926

email for details of menu and bookings.

Group bookings can be taken for the cafe, either for before or after a garden visit depending on the time of day.

Visiting at other times by appointment: e mail

Why not make a great Spring day out and visit Branklyn Gardens (8 miles away on the outskirts of Perth, 10 minutes from Glendoick. Many people visit the two gardens and Glendoick Garden centre as a great day trip. Both are open 7 days a week.



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