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Arduaine, By Oban, Argyll & Bute,
Scotland, PA34 4XQ

0844 493 2216

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Opening Days and Hours
Dates/days/times open:

Please check with garden owners or their website to confirm current dates open
All year; 7 days a week; 9.30am - sunset
Reception Centre and shop: 1st April - 30th Sept; daily; 9.30am - 4.30pm.

Parties/Coaches: Yes
Group Appointment: Yes
House Open for Viewing: No
National Garden Scheme days: Yes

SGS days Sunday 11th May 0930-1700

Best Times of Year to Visit:

Spring Summer & autumn

To see:

Rhododendrons, azaleas Late perennials, ferns and water plants

Admission Prices

Adult £6.50; Concession £5.00; Family £16.50; Family (1 parent) £11.50; School group £2. Adult Group (20+) £5.00pp
All tickets outwith garden reception hours and at all times between 1st October and 31st March from the adjacent Loch Melfort Hotel please.

Onsite Facilities
Parking: Yes
Shop: Yes
Teas: No
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Lavatories: No
Plants for Sale: No
Refreshment: No
On Lead only: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Lunches: No
Picnics: Yes
Special Events: Yes
Other Facilities & Comments:

Lunches, teas & light refreshments at Loch Melfort Hotel adjoining. Seeds for sale

Garden Features & Events

Wonderful collection of spring-flowering shrubs and trees Many ponds with aquatic and moisture-loving plants Extensive perennial collection extending well into the autumn

English Heritage/Visit Scotland Garden Grade:
National Collection:
Nearby Cambridgeshire Hotels, Facilities & Amenities

Hotels & Accommodation:

Loch Melfort Hotel - adjacent to Arduaine Garden Lerags House, Lerags by Oban Glenburnie Private Hotel, Oban


The Shower of Herring', Melfort Club, near Kilmelford 'The Lord of the Isles', Craobh Haven, 2.5 m south of Arduaine 'Kilmartin Museum', Kilmartin, 10 miles south of Arduaine

Inns & Pubs:

Tigh-an-Truish, Clachan-Seil, (12m. S. of Oban across Clachan Bridge) Cuilfail Hotel, Kilmelford (4.5 miles north of Arduaine) Kilmartin Hotel, Kilmartin (10 miles south of Arduaine)

Villages / Towns / Sightseeing:

Oban - 20 miles

Description of Garden

A fairly mild coastal garden 20 miles south of Oban in Argyll. It has a wonderful collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias, camellias and many other trees and shrubs. There is also an extensive range of perennials
and water plants and a large collection of ferns.

History Of Garden

The gardens were begun in 1898 and developed by three generations of Campbells. The property was bought in 1971 by the two Wright brothers from Essex, who restored the garden and presented it to the National Trust for Scotland in 1992.

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