National Trust for Scotland gardens and grounds get ready for visitors again

The National Trust for Scotland is preparing to welcome visitors again at dozens of gardens and estates across the country this Spring!

National Trust for Scotland gardens and grounds get ready for visitors again

Article Source: National Trust for Scotland
First Published: 23 June 2020 17:56
Updated: 29 March 2021 10:50

The National Trust for Scotland are preparing to reopen around most of their estates and gardens this Spring as restrictions ease.

Visitors are advised to adhere to local restrictions as set out by the Scottish Government when visiting, and check individual property pages on the National Trust website for more information (including opening times) before setting off.

Here's a quick guide to what's opening across the area:

Argyll

Arduaine Garden – garden daily (visitor centre closed)
Crarae Garden – garden daily (visitor centre, shop and café remain closed)
Geilston Garden – garden and kiosk* open from 2 April (Thurs–Mon)
The Hill House – open daily from 30 April

*takeaway-only offering

Ayrshire & Arran

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park – garden & country park daily; play park and kiosk* open daily from 2 April; castle, shop and café open daily from 30 April
Culzean Castle & Country Park – gardens and country park daily; Home Farm Kitchen* (weekends); castle and shop open daily from 30 April
Goatfell – daily
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum – open daily from 30 April

*takeaway-only offering

Edinburgh and the Lothians

House of the Binns – grounds open daily (house remains closed)
Inveresk Lodge Garden – open daily (glasshouses remain closed)
Malleny Garden – open daily
Newhailes – estate open daily; play park open daily from 2 April; house open from 30 April (pre-booked tours)
Preston Mill – mill and shop open from 30 April (Thurs–Mon)
The Georgian House – open from 30 April (Wed–Sun)

Fife

Culross – garden open daily from 2 April; palace and shop open daily from 26 April
Falkland Palace & Garden – garden and shop open from 26 April (Wed–Sun); palace open from 27 May (Wed–Sun)
Hill of Tarvit – garden & grounds open daily; mansion, shop and tearoom open from 27 May (Wed–Sun)
Kellie Castle – grounds open (Thurs–Mon); garden and shop open from 26 April (Thurs–Mon); castle and tearoom open from 27 May (Thurs–Mon)

Glasgow

Greenbank Garden – garden and tearoom* open from 2 April (Thurs–Mon); shop open daily from 30 April
Holmwood – open from 29 May (weekends)
Pollok House – garden, tearoom* and country park daily; house and shop open daily from 30 April
The Tenement House – hope to reopen from July (Thurs–Mon)

*takeaway-only offering

Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley

Alloa Tower – open from 29 April (Fri–Mon)
Bannockburn – grounds & monuments daily; visitor centre open daily from 26 April
Ben Lawers – daily
Ben Lomond – daily
Dollar Glen – daily
Moirlanich Longhouse – open from 27 May (Wed & Sun)
The Pineapple – daily

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