Inveraray Castle Gardens

Parks & Gardens

Inveraray, Argyllshire, PA32 8XF

    Inverarary Castle lies on the western edge of Loch Fyne in Argyll.

    Inveraray Castle Gardens includes approximately two acres of formal lawns and a stunning collection of flowers which thrive in the Argyll climate.

    Particular highlights of the castle garden flowers include rhododendrons and azaleas during spring and early summer.

    The formal lawns stretch out into park and woodland and visitors can enjoy the many fine tree specimens planted throughout the grounds. These include Cedrus Deodars and Sequoiadendron Wellingtonia.

    The main drive of the gardens is surrounded by ‘Flag Borders’ on either side, with paths in the shape of the Saltire, Scotland’s national flag. Many of these plants are underplanted with a range of shrubs and herbaceous plants which flower throughout the year.

    Road Directions

    Inveraray nestles on the banks of Loch Fyne approximately 60 miles North of Glasgow and is well serviced by road links North and South.
    By Car: From the South, exit the M74 at junction 4 and follow signs for Glasgow City centre (M8) then head for the Erskine Toll Bridge and join the A82 to Dumbarton and Loch Lomond. At Tarbet, near the head of picturesque Loch Lomond, bear left onto the A83 signposted for Inveraray.
    By Bus: Scottish Citylink provide a regular bus service to Inveraray from Glasgow: Travel time 1hr 40 minutes.
    Travel Distances: Dalmally Railway Station: Approx 15 miles, Glasgow Airport: Approx 56 miles, Prestwick Airport: Approx 86 miles.

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