Dawyck is a delight for rhododendron enthusiasts - many of its collection were gatherered from the wild and its earliest specimens are now over 100 years old.
Stunning collection of rare trees and shrubs. With over 300 years of tree planting, Dawyck is a world-famous arboretum with mature specimens of Chinese conifers, Japanese maples, Brewer's spruce, the unique Dawyck beech and sequoiadendrons from North America which are over 45 metres tall. Bold herbaceous plantings run along the burn. Range of trails and walks. Fabulous autumn colours. Champion Trees: Numerous National Plant Collection: Larix spp. and Tsuga spp
Over half of the gardens are taking part to support open garden charity Scotland’s Gardens Scheme which raises money for hundreds of local charities.