Arboretum including Champion Trees and renowned collection of Rhododendrons and Azaleas - particularly suitable for visiting May and June when in full flower but worth a visit at any time of year. Dramatic views over Loch Fyne, Old Mill on banks of River Fyne which runs through the gardens, Scriptorium and many other unique features. The garden is on several levels with various terrains to suit a variety of abilities and preferences. Partially wheel chair and pram friendly, steep in places.
The Gruffalo & Fairy Trail is a must visit for all. We have just installed a slide into the woodland garden. Come and have a go!
Open all year round, dawn to dusk.
Click here for a short video of our Woodland Garden. - by Candideuk
Entrance fees apply at all times.
Admission: £5 per adult, £2.50 per child (4-16 years) 3 & under Free.
All money placed into the wishing well by the Fairy Trail, goes to a different local charity every 3 months.
Season tickets are available at an annual cost of £20 allowing unlimited visits throughout the year to the Woodland Garden.
You can pay online with Beyonk, or on arrival with Cash, BACS or Paypal scan.
All admission goes directly into maintaining and looking after this wonderful woodland with the collection of trees and plants, which is maintained by Ardkinglas Estate for our visitors and community.
Check out our What's On page for anything going on at the Garden or Estate.
Some fairies & elfs have decided to make there homes right here at our woodland garden, come and visit them.
DIRECTIONS TO THE GARDENS:
If you are using SAT NAV, use PA26 8BH this will take you direct to the Woodland Gardens.
If you are NOT using SAT NAV, please follow signs to Cairndow off the A83. We are close to the Kilmorich Church.
You will enter Ardkinglas Estate through large black gates, Woodland Gardens Parking is on your left.
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To find out what can be enjoyed in the Woodland Gardens at any time of the year, see the Garden Calendar. Beyond the upper end of the Gardens lies a route to a further network of wilder woodland walks. Download a map of the Woodland Garden Walk.
Dogs welcome, on a lead at all times please
A member of the National Tree Collection of Scotland www.ntcs.org.uk
Visitor comment: 'Stunning garden, well worth seeing'
'What a beautiful garden. We loved visiting and with plenty nature treasures'
'The most beautiful garden we've seen at the end of our visit in Scotland! Really marvellous! Thanks!!' I & G D, Austria
'Informative, facinating and very beautiful'
'Lovely nature walk, children loved the Gruffalo & Fairy Trail'