Pick up a rhododendron and tree trail, and take part in a weekly guided garden tour – check website for details. Armadale Castle is the former seat of the Macdonalds of Sleat and situated Skye’s southern tip, with magnificent views to the Sount of Sleat and mountains of Knoydart. The tranquil gardens enjoy a mild climate and sheltered aspect, helping trees and flowers thrive - indeed south Skye’s Sleat Peninsular is known as the ‘Garden of Skye’. Set around the castle ruins, there are 40 acres of historic garden to explore, with terrace walks, ponds, herbaceous borders and woodland as well as the rhododendron displays. Armadale Castle, Gardens & Museum is a VisitScotland 5 Star visitor attraction, and your ticket also includes entrance to the fascinating Museum of the Isles.