Arduaine Gardens, Garraron, Scotland
Record Id: 126
Site is open to the public. Opening may be limited, please check Visitor Information for any restrictions.
Brief description of site
Arduaine Gardens are situated on a headland overlooking the Asknish Bay and are influenced by the Gulf Stream. The gardens contain a nationally renowned collection of rhododendrons, many of them tender, as well as a host of other shrubs and woodland and water-loving perennials.
Brief history of site
The gardens were created in the early-20th century and restored by nurserymen Harry and Edmund Wright from 1971, following a period of neglect.
Address: Arduaine Gardens, Kilmelford, by Oban, Argyll, PA34 4XQ
Argyll & Bute
Historical County: Argyllshire
|OS Landranger Map Sheet Number:||55||Grid Ref:||NM 799106|
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The garden is open daily from 9.30 to sunset.
Form of site: woodland garden
Purpose of site: ornamental garden
Context or principal building: recreational
Site first created: 1900 to 1929
Main period of development: Early 20th century
Site Size (Hectares): 9.7