Tuesday January 17, 2017

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This is an outstanding garden. Over four acres of exciting plantings with winding paths through native woodlands. Seasonal highlights - snowdrops, hellebores, primulas, meconopsis, hardy geraniums and colour-themed summer beds. Views over Loch Ness....
Loch Ness Side, Highlands IV3 8LA
Wed 1 Feb to Sat 1 Apr

Award winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili known for his legendary stand-up performances, is back on a nationwide tour! Intelligent, sometimes provocative and always entertaining, his stand-up is a hugely energetic and captivating comedy...
Assembly Rooms Sinclair Terrace Wick Caithness Highlands KW1 5AB
Mon 20 Feb

Award winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili known for his legendary stand-up performances, is back on a nationwide tour! Intelligent, sometimes provocative and always entertaining, his stand-up is a hugely energetic and captivating comedy...
Eden Court, Bishops Road, Inverness, Highlands IV3 5SA
Tue 21 Feb

MATT MONRO clocked up a staggering 100 million sales in his lifetime. He is still hailed as the biggest non-Hispanic artist in the world. He was the first singer ever to sing on a James Bond film and he also contributed to the score of The...
Eden Court Bishops Road Inverness Highlands IV3 5SA
Tue 28 Feb

Lea Gardens, started in the early 1980s, now covers almost two acres. The plant collection, the largest north of Inverewe Gardens, consists of 1,500 different species and cultivars from all over the world, including phyto-geographic elements of...
Tresta, Highlands ZE2 9LT
Wed 1 Mar to Sat 29 Apr

Black Star Riders: Heavy Fire Tour. Artists performing: Black Star Riders.: Tickets avaiable.
Ironworks, Inverness, Highlands IV1 1LX
Tue 7 Mar

A rare opportunity to see a sizeable woodland garden / arboretum in its infancy. It has a good collection of rhododendrons, sorbus, alder, birch and tilia but also includes many unusual trees from around the world. The arboretum is zoned into...
Between Forres and Elgin, Highlands IV36 2QU
Sat 1 Apr to Tue 30 May

The Gulf Stream, surrounding hills and rocky cliffs, create a microclimate for 20 acres of outstanding water gardens, old rhododendrons, unusual trees and a fern collection in a geodesic dome. There is also a sunken fern garden developed on the site...
Strathcarron, Highlands IV54 8YX
Sat 1 Apr to Tue 30 May

Five acres of formal gardens dating from the 18th century. In contrast to the barren moorland of Skye, the gardens are an oasis featuring an eclectic mix of plants, woodland glades, shimmering pools fed by waterfalls and streams flowing down to the...
Isle of Skye, Highlands IV55 8WF
Sat 1 Apr to Tue 30 May

This is an outstanding garden. Over four acres of exciting plantings with winding paths through native woodlands. Seasonal highlights - snowdrops, hellebores, primulas, meconopsis, hardy geraniums and colour-themed summer beds. Views over Loch Ness....
Loch Ness Side, Highlands IV3 8LA
Sun 2 Apr to Wed 31 May

Create and customise your own Roman Gladiator using stickers! This craft activity gives children the opportunity to learn about different Gladiators before creating their own unique fighter. Prizes will be given for the best three creations, to be...
Caerleon Highlands NP18 1AP
Sat 8 Apr and Sun 9 Apr

An acre of mature gardens around an old estate manager’s cottage. The theme is a backdrop of Highland woodlands with heritage oak trees interspersed with drystone features and ponds. There are areas of conifers, evergreens and perennials for...
Glenmoriston, Inverness, Highlands IV63 7YH
Thu 13 Apr to Sun 11 Jun

Celebrating 50 years of opening for charity with Scotland’s Gardens! Camellias, magnolias and bulbs in spring, rhododendrons and laburnum walk in this ancient walled garden. Exciting planting in new borders gives all year colour centred around...
Little Loch Broom, Wester Ross, Highlands IV23 2QW
Thu 13 Apr, Thu 1 Jun

This is a delightful country garden, sloping within drystone walls, and overlooking magnificent coastal views. It contains ponds, terraces, trees, bushes, varied perennials, annuals, vegetable garden and greenhouse. Directions: Head south from...
Levenwick, Highlands ZE2 9HX
Fri 14 Apr to Mon 12 Jun

Step back in time with Brother Thomas and learn what life was like as a monk in Tintern Abbey. Our sympathetic and helpful brother will give you inside information about the monks’ rituals and responsibilities.
Tintern Abbey Highlands NP16 6SE
Fri 14 Apr to Mon 17 Apr

Three days of Stone Age shenanigans for all the family. Dinosaur walkabouts, caveman characters, a prehistoric trail and face painting for the children, Raglan Castle steps back in time to the stone age for Easter fun.
Raglan Highlands NP15 2BT
Sat 15 Apr to Mon 17 Apr

Get crafty at Caerleon Baths. Masks played an important part in Roman Theatre, actors wore them to show their mood. Decorate a Roman mask to take home; will yours be happy or sad? Craft activity is £1.50 per child.
Caerleon Baths Highlands NP18 1AE
Sat 15 Apr and Sun 16 Apr

Join our Easter Duck trail around the Roman Baths and ‘hook a duck’ along the way, to win your own Duck balloon and Easter egg treat to take home. £2.00 per trail.
Caerleon Baths Highlands NP18 1AE
Sat 15 Apr and Sun 16 Apr

The grounds of Brodie Castle are carpeted with daffodils in the spring and include a National Collection of over 110 different cultivars bred at the property by a former laird. Good displays of other spring bulbs and shrubs including dog’s tooth...
Brodie, Forres, Highlands IV36 2TE
Sat 22 Apr and Sun 23 Apr

Lea Gardens, started in the early 1980s, now covers almost two acres. The plant collection, the largest north of Inverewe Gardens, consists of 1,500 different species and cultivars from all over the world, including phyto-geographic elements of...
Tresta, Highlands ZE2 9LT
Sun 30 Apr to Wed 28 Jun

The garden is in two parts. The upper garden is mostly a rockery, with a large selection of plants, shallow pond, seating area and newly built ’polycrub’ and green house. The lower garden is on a steep slope with a spectacular sea view...
East Voe, Scalloway, Highlands ZE1 0UR
Mon 1 May to Thu 29 Jun

A ¾ acre elevated coastal garden with incredible views over the Moray Firth which is only for the sure-footed. This award winning garden is created out of a rock base with shallow pockets of ground, planted to its advantage to encourage all aspects...
Kilmuir, North Kessock, Highlands IV1 3ZG
Mon 1 May to Thu 29 Jun

During the late 1980s, a ? of an acre of croft land was fenced in to create a garden. Now there is a glorious herbaceous border, bedding plants area and a small azalea/rhododendron walk. In addition, there is a woodland dell with fairies, three...
Balmeanach House, Balmeanach, near Struan, Isle of Skye, Highlands IV56 8FH
Tue 2 May to Fri 30 Jun

See history come to life as Chepstow Castle becomes the site of a grand tournament to commemorate the life of “The Greatest Knight”. Journey into Chepstow’s past as the Castle plays host to knights battling for honour and competition in a medieval...
Chepstow Castle Highlands NP16 5EY
Sat 13 May and Sun 14 May

A one acre sloping garden with stunning views over East Loch Roag. It has evolved along with the shelter hedges that divide the garden into a number of areas giving a new view at every corner. With shelter and raised beds, the different conditions...
Upper Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Highlands HS2 9AQ
Mon 15 May to Thu 13 Jul

Magnificent 54 acre Highland garden, surrounded by mountains, moorland and sea loch. Created by Osgood Mackenzie in the late 19th century, it now includes a wealth of exotic plants from Australian tree ferns to Chinese rhododendrons to South African...
Poolewe, Achnasheen, Highlands IV22 2LG
Wed 17 May, Thu 1 Jun

Aultgowrie Mill is an 18th century converted water mill set in gardens, river and woodlands of 13 acres. Features include a wooded island, a half acre wildflower meadow and a wildlife pond, all with outstanding views of the surrounding hills. The...
Aultgowrie, Urray, Muir of Ord, Highlands IV6 7XA
Sun 21 May, Sun 16 Jul

A wild natural forest garden managed on permaculture principles with a woodland walk to seal and bird islands. Look out for otters and other wildlife! There is an interesting Alchemy Centre with a composting display. Directions: Turn right at the...
Skye Permaculture, Rhuba Phoil, Armadale Pier Road, Ardvasar, Sleat, Isle of Skye, Highlands IV45 8RS
Sun 21 May

Superb hidden and unexpected garden developed in sympathy with stunning west coast estuary location. Wide variety of interesting herbaceous and shrub borders with water garden and extended wild planting. Directions: On A832 twelve miles north of...
Laide, by Achnasheen, Highlands IV22 2NQ
Wed 24 May

Fancy a roman makeover? The romans had a unique style and loved to look good. Come to the roman baths and get a makeover, Roman Style! £3.50 per makeover.
Caerleon Roman Amphitheatre Highlands NP18 1AE
Sat 27 May and Sun 28 May

Large garden established thirteen years ago on the outskirts of Inverness and overlooking the town. Herbaceous beds with lovely rhododendron and azalea displays in spring. There are specimen trees, three ponds surrounded by waterside planting and a...
Inverness, Highlands IV2 6AE
Sat 27 May

One acre mixed garden with rhododendrons, azaleas, large rockeries and alpine beds, pond, stream and water features, greenhouse and alpine house and organic fruit and vegetables. Directions: Eight miles from Inverness, ten miles from Nairn. From the...
Dalcross, Highlands IV2 7JJ
Sun 28 May

Fairy tales come to life for a weekend of legendary children’s entertainment. Meet dragons, princesses and maybe a monster or two. Follow the trail, have your face painted and join the fun as the magic of fairy tales comes to Raglan Castle.
Raglan Castle Highlands NP15 2BT
Sun 28 May and Mon 29 May

ARDVERIKIE T: 01528 544300 Lovely setting on Loch Laggan with magnificent trees. Walled garden with large collection of acers, shrubs and herbaceous. Architecturally interesting house (not open). Site of the filming of the TV series "Monarch of the...
Kinlochlaggan, Highlands PH20 1BX
Sun 28 May

Domestic gardens, including the garden of wonders, created in 2008, with its theme of natural history, features fossils, exotic ferns, ornamental letter-cutting and a mystery stone. The sculptural centrepiece of this award-winning small but...
Church Street, Cromarty, Highlands IV11 8XA
Sun 28 May

Lullaby Leesa and her amazing puppet show + make your own fun puppet workshop. Lullaby Leesa shares a magical tale of king Arthur and the knights at Caerleon with her amazing puppets. Make your own knight, princess or dragon hand puppet ( 1 hour...
Caerleon Roman Amphitheatre Highlands NP18 1AE
Mon 29 May

A rare opportunity to see a sizeable woodland garden / arboretum in its infancy. It has a good collection of rhododendrons, sorbus, alder, birch and tilia but also includes many unusual trees from around the world. The arboretum is zoned into...
Between Forres and Elgin, Highlands IV36 2QU
Wed 31 May to Sat 29 Jul

The Gulf Stream, surrounding hills and rocky cliffs, create a microclimate for 20 acres of outstanding water gardens, old rhododendrons, unusual trees and a fern collection in a geodesic dome. There is also a sunken fern garden developed on the site...
Strathcarron, Highlands IV54 8YX
Wed 31 May to Sat 29 Jul

Five acres of formal gardens dating from the 18th century. In contrast to the barren moorland of Skye, the gardens are an oasis featuring an eclectic mix of plants, woodland glades, shimmering pools fed by waterfalls and streams flowing down to the...
Isle of Skye, Highlands IV55 8WF
Wed 31 May to Sat 29 Jul

This is an outstanding garden. Over four acres of exciting plantings with winding paths through native woodlands. Seasonal highlights - snowdrops, hellebores, primulas, meconopsis, hardy geraniums and colour-themed summer beds. Views over Loch Ness....
Loch Ness Side, Highlands IV3 8LA
Thu 1 Jun to Sun 30 Jul

An unusual 20 acre woodland garden built in an unlikely place, on and around an exposed rocky ridge. The layout of the garden works with the natural features of the landscape rather than against them, with numerous paths, hedges and shelter belts...
Stratherrick, Highlands IV2 6UJ
Thu 1 Jun

A company of Archers and their families rest at the Abbey in order to pay their respects to William Herbert, Earl of Pembroke. They set up camp in the grounds and continue to practice their civilian skills, and of course recreation in the Tavern...
Tintern Abbey Highlands NP16 6SE
Sat 3 Jun and Sun 4 Jun

An informal country garden in a one acre site with mixed borders, ponds and some unusual plants - a plantsman’s garden. Featured in The Beechgrove Garden. Directions: Four miles from Beauly on A833 Beauly to Drumnadrochit road, then follow...
Belladrum, Beauly, Highlands IV4 7BA
Sun 4 Jun

The garden has a wide range of trees, shrubs and other plants including alpines, roses and perennials. In a damp area hostas and primulas grow with many ferns. A pergola has a vine and other climbers including wisteria and jasmine. Rhododendrons and...
Glenaldie, Tain, Highlands IV19 1ND
Sat 10 Jun and Sun 11 Jun

Riverside garden surrounded by the old Caledonian Amat Forest. Herbaceous borders and rockery set in a large lawn looking onto a salmon pool. Old and new rhododendrons with woodland and river walk plus large specimen trees in policies. Directions:...
Ardgay, Highlands IV24 3BS
Sat 10 Jun and Sun 11 Jun

Three beautiful gardens open on Duncan Street to include: "Lazy Glade" 50 Duncan Street - A secluded walled garden in the centre of the town overflowing with plants, shrubs and small trees featuring a small glade, water feature and stream. 36 Duncan...
Thurso, Highlands KW14 7HU
Sun 11 Jun

An acre of mature gardens around an old estate manager’s cottage. The theme is a backdrop of Highland woodlands with heritage oak trees interspersed with drystone features and ponds. There are areas of conifers, evergreens and perennials for...
Glenmoriston, Inverness, Highlands IV63 7YH
Mon 12 Jun to Thu 10 Aug

This is a delightful country garden, sloping within drystone walls, and overlooking magnificent coastal views. It contains ponds, terraces, trees, bushes, varied perennials, annuals, vegetable garden and greenhouse. Directions: Head south from...
Levenwick, Highlands ZE2 9HX
Tue 13 Jun to Fri 11 Aug

Secret Gardens of Kirkwall 1. 30 Queen Sonja Kloss KW15 1FJ 2. 4 Lynn Crescent KW15 1FF 3. 10 Slater Street KW15 1PQ 4. Eight Bells, 3 Soulisquoy Place KW15 1TJ 5. 14a Victoria Street KW15 1DN 6. Kirkness and Gorie Deli KW15 1DH This selection of...
Orkney, Highlands
Sat 17 Jun

Come and meet Brother Thomas, a Cistercian monk. As the cellarer of Tintern Abbey, he will be able to tell you all that is to know (and perhaps some things you shouldn’t know!) about the workings of the abbey, his fellow monks, the lay brothers and...
Tintern Abbey Highlands NP16 6SE
Sat 17 Jun, Sat 15 Jul

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