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  • Scotland , Arbroath

    Royal Marines Condor is home to 45 Commando Group, and a range of other Units, including 662 Volunteer Gliding Squadron, 2 Signals Squadron from 32 Signals Regiment and 30 Commando Information Exploitation Group Royal Military Police Detachment. The memorial garden was designed by Toby Buckland (garden designer, and presenter of Gardener’s World 2008-10). Features include an eight tonne granite memorial stone bearing the names of the dead who have fallen since 1971. Several other large boulders have been brought from countries where members of the Unit have fallen, including Iraq, Afghanistan and the Falklands.

  • Scotland , Galashiels

    The early-19th-century house at Abbotsford is set on steep grass terraces overlooking the River Tweed. There are three courtyard gardens attached to it. One is a sloping walled garden, with wide herbaceous borders and a gothic conservatory. There is surviving early-19th-century parkland and woodland on the estate.

    Abbotsford, Melrose, Scotland. (1995) Screen. Abbotsford, Melrose, Scotland. (1995) Screen.

  • Scotland , Crieff

    The structure of the late-18th-century and early-19th-century designed landscape at Abercairny remains largely intact. There is parkland with specimen trees, a re-stocked early-19th-century flower garden and a mid-19th-century arboretum. Statuary and other ornamentation is a feature of the gardens.

  • Scotland , Aberdour

    The gardens and grounds of Aberdour Castle contain the remains of 16th-century gardens including the reconstructed terraces. A 17th-century walled garden, once the site of a bowling green, is now planted with herbaceous borders. Subsequent alterations were made in the mid- to late-18th century and 20th century. The estate also incorporates 17th-century Aberdour House which became the main residence after the castle was destroyed by fire in the early-18th century. The grounds have been encroached on by residential development.

  • Scotland , Comrie

    The designed landscape at Aberuchill was laid out in the 19th century and has remained similar in layout since then. There is well-preserved parkland, a lime avenue with trees from an earlier layout, a shrubbery and a terraced walled garden. The structure of an early-20th-century rock garden survives on the banks of the Aberuchill Burn in the policies.

  • Scotland , Ardminish

    The designed landscape at Achamore House is known for its mid- to late-20th-century woodland garden which is divided into many separate areas with distinct characters. These gardens house renowned collections of rhododendrons, azaleas and other ornamental trees and shrubs, many of them from sub-tropical regions. There is also a walled garden.

    Achamore House, Gigha Garden Achamore House, Gigha Garden

  • Scotland , Fort William

    The mid-19th-century designed landscape at Achnacarry comprises parkland, a woodland garden and a terraced garden. There is a remnant of ancient Caledonian Pine Forest in the policies as well as several other notable trees. The Clan Cameron museum is open during the season.

  • Scotland , Connel

    The garden and house at Achnacloich were laid out and built in the mid-19th century on a headland on the shores of Loch Etive. The estate comprises grazed parkland, formal terraces, a walled kitchen garden and a woodland garden with a series of artificial ponds. Plantings include species rhododendrons and shrubs suited to the Gulf Stream climate.

  • Scotland , Prestwick

    The former estate of Adamton House is cut through by the A77 on its western edge. The late 19th-century sandstone house sits on a series of grass banks with ornate balustrades and steps.

  • Scotland , Edinburgh

    Addistoun House was made the Dower House of the Dalmahoy estate in the mid-18th century. The gardens comprise a courtyard, orchards and informal woodland gardens.

  • Scotland , Ayr

    The designed landscape at Ailsa Hospital was laid out as grounds for the then county lunatic asylum in the 1860s. The site has since been developed with the addition of villas in the 1890s and a hospital block in 1904.

  • Scotland , Alyth

    The designed landscape at Airlie Castle consists of late-19th-century formal gardens, a natural gorge with deciduous woodland of varying ages and a wild garden planted with ornamental shrubs. The formal garden lies partly within a late-18th-century walled garden and contains topiary hedges and a sloping parterre of box.

  • Scotland , Stirling

    The designed landscape at Airthley Castle has been developed as a university campus since 1967 and incorporates features of the late-18th- and early-19th-century designed landscape. These include the artificial lake laid out by Thomas White, wooded areas and some parkland trees. Late-19th-century conifer plantings also survive.

  • Scotland , Inverness

    This is a Picturesque, multi-phase castle, gardens and parkland with a fine tree collection. The site is important for its association with the artist Mary Seton Watts, and the influence of the early-20th-century crafts revival.

  • Scotland , Aberdeen

    This park, part of a community regeneration project, was named in honour of L/Cpl Allan Douglas, who died in Iraq in 2006.

  • Scotland , Wishaw

    The policies of Allanton are split between several owners and the house is derelict. A few trees survive from original late-18th-century plantings. The traces of various buildings and the walled garden remain. A lake that was part of the original design has been incorporated into a modern garden.

  • Scotland , Stirling

    All that remains of the designed landscape at Alloa House is the gatepiers on Broad Street and a section of lime avenue leading down to the estuary. The house no longer stands.

  • Scotland , Haddington

    The remains of the mid-18th-century Amisfield Park lie immediately east of the town of Haddington. The house was demolished in 1924 and the parkland is now occupied by Haddington Golf Club. The walled garden is currently undergoing restoration.

    Amisfield Mains Farm Amisfield Mains Farm

  • Scotland , Easdale

    An Cala is a small mid-20th-century plantsman's garden created on steep ground with views over an island-studded seascape. It is surrounded by hedges, woodland and walls and comprises formal terraces, a terraced rose garden enclosed by yew hedges, streamside plantings and woodland gardens.

  • Scotland , Irvine

    The grounds at Annick Lodge are a relatively well-preserved example of a small 18th-century 'ferme ornee', designed to combine a working farm and ornamental features. Although encroached on by development, the estate still includes attractive 18th-century parkland with avenues along the river and drive, and an overgrown walled garden with 17th-century gate piers.