Benmore’s magnificent mountainside setting is a joy to behold. Its 120 acres boast a world-famous collection of plants from the Orient and Himalayas to North and South America. An impressive avenue of giant redwoods, one of the finest entrances to any botanic garden in the world. Established in 1863, these majestic giants stand over 50m high. Seven miles of trails throughout lead to a restored Victorian Fernery and dramatic viewpoint at 140m looking out to surrounding mountains and Holy Loch. Traditional Bhutanese and Chilean pavilions and the magnificent Golden Gates. Directions: Seven miles north of Dunoon or 22 miles south from Glen Kinglass below Rest and Be Thankful pass. On A815.
10:00am-6:00pm. £6.50, concessions £5.50, children under 16 free (includes donation to garden, for prices without donation check rbge.org.uk).. Proceeds to Maggie’s, Queens Nurses, NTS Garden Fund & Perennial
Benmore, Dunoon, Argyll Bute PA23 8QU
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