Benmore Botanic Garden

Date: Sunday 1 October 2023

Benmore Botainc Garden will be opening on Sunday 1st October 2023, from 10am until 5pm for Scotland’s Garden Scheme at Benmore Botanic Garden, Benmore, Dunoon, Argyll and Bute, Scotland, PA23 8QU.  Benmore’s magnificent mountainside setting is simply stunning! This 120 acre gardens boast a world-famous collection of plants from the Himalayas, China and Japan, to North and South America. An impressive avenue of giant redwoods create one of the finest entrances to any botanic garden.  Planted in 1863, these majestic giants stand over 150 feet high. Visitors can walk to a restored Victorian Fernery and enjoy a dramatic viewpoint at 420 feet looking out to the surrounding mountains and Holy Loch.  There are also traditional Bhutanese and Chilean pavilions and the magnificent Golden Gates.  Keep an eye out for red squirrels and other wildlife as you explore the garden!  National Plant Collection: Abies, South American Temperate Conifers, Picea, Champion Trees: Many rare trees and giant conifers. For more information, please click here.

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