Branklyn Garden

Parks & Gardens

116 Dundee Road, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 7BB

    Branklyn Garden is described as one of the finest two acres of private garden in Scotland. This oasis of peace and colour is a real urban haven.

    The garden contains an extensive collection of many rare and unusual plants - among the most breathtaking are the Himalayan poppies, Meconopsis.

    The garden is predominantly a collection of plants from China, Tibet, Bhutan and the Himalayas. There is an impressive collection of original plants collected by famous plant collecting team Ludlow and Sheriff.

    It also holds the National Collection of Cassiope, Mylnefield lilies and are working towards collections of other lilies and rhododendrons. Seasonal highlights include the renowned collection of primulas, alpines and rhododendrons in May and June while in the autumn the garden comes to life with the fiery red Acer palmatum.

    The garden is managed by the National Trust for Scotland. It demonstrates what can be achieved in a relatively small garden in an urban setting.

    4 Garden
    Green Tourism Gold
    Opening Times
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Apr 2015 - 31 Oct 2015


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed
    • School Groups Welcome


    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Payment Methods

    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- Turn right out of Perth Railway Station. Continue along main road to South end of Tay Street. Near the Fergusson Gallery you will see signs to Branklyn Gardens using footbridge over River Tay. When across turn right for Branklyn - 25 minutes walk.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport follow M90 to Perth over Friarton Bridge leaving at Junction 11. Follow signs to Scone Palace, Branklyn is on the right - Please See Road Directions.

    From Glasgow Airport head North on M80/M9/A9. Cross River Tay using Queen's Bridge - follow signs to Dundee, Branklyn is on the left leaving Perth.

    Getting there by ferry:- From the Port of Rosyth follow the M90 North to Perth over Friarton Bridge leaving at Junction 11. Follow signs to Scone Palace, Branklyn is on the right.

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