Links to other plant and gardening websites
Dumfries & Galloway possesses some of the loveliest gardens
in Scotland, both large and small, along with a wide range
of specialist nurseries which, provide a mecca for the garden
A 64-acre ornamental garden with interest throughout the year
from a large and varied plant collection and landscape features.
A Scottish Baronial House open to the public. 1500-acre estate
with way marked trails, bird hides, and a wild fowl sanctuary
Behind the fine 18th century town house with its pink lime
washed exterior lies a treasure trove of collections together
with a magically secret garden. A little known treasure of
a fine town house and garden nestling on the banks of the
River Dee in Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway. Broughton
House was the home of artist E A Hornel.
At the south-western tip of Scotland lies Logan Botanic Garden,
the country’s most exotic garden. A plantsman’s
delight this is one of the finest garden’s in the UK.
and not to be missed.
Glenwhan has been described as one of the best newly created
gardens in recent times and is set in 12 acres of hillside
and woodland with spectacular views over the solway.
The ten acre hillside gardens at Holehird include a great
variety of planting - specimen trees and shrubs, extensive
rock and heather gardens, a walled garden, alpine houses and
Carl Denton's outstanding site on all things related to
trilliums. How to grow these hardy plants in the garden or
greenhouse. Excellent photographs.
One of the UK's most comprehensive link directories
to gardening, gardens, plants and all things garden related.
Internet Directory For Botany
The ultimate one stop site for all things horticultural
and botanical. Looks unimpressive until you do an alphabetical search.
The activities and work of the Society inform and encourage
the novice gardener, stimulate and enlighten the more knowledgeable,
and entertain and enthuse all gardeners bonded by a love for,
and an interest in, hardy perennial plants. Many local groups
Rock Gardening Club
The SRGC is the largest horticultural society in Scotland
and considered by many to be the friendliest and most accessible
in the World. Excellent seed list and an excellent
magazine not just alpine related.
The RHS has website full of plant and gardening information
and an excellent magazine, The Garden. Membership includes
access to many notable plantsman's gardens.
A Scenic Scottish Fishing Town with an Artistic Heritage tucked
away in the Dumfries and Galloway Countryside. Close to Threave
& Broughton House Gardens and many specialist Plant Nurseries.
Castle Douglas is a thriving small market town in close to
Threave Gardens and many specialist Plant Nurseries.
The Dumfries and Galloway web site contains a host of information
about Dumfries, Dumfriesshire and Galloway and links to web
sites throughout south west Scotland.
& Galloway Tourist Information
Official website of Visit Scotland
Accommodation for Plant Hunters
of Dumfries and Galloway Accommodation Providers
Find Accommodation Places to Eat & things to do in
Dumfries and Galloway.
Friendly people offering the ideal setting for a tranquil
break in the Galloway countryside. Ideal for children and
Links to other local attractions
The David Coulthard Museum will give you an insight into David's
career. You Can also visit the Pit Stop Diner run by Monica
Coulthard. Snacks, lunches and afternoon teas are served daily.
Visit the museum website for more details.
As well as producing some of the best ice cream and organic
ice cream in the world, Cream o' Galloway has lots more to
offer at its unique visitor centre for the whole family. It
has an adventure playground, picnic area, under 5 play area,
a viewing gallery (where you can see the ice cream being made),
nature trails and a farm all set in the beautiful Galloway
countryside, and it is only 1 mile from Sandgreen.
Theatre, Castle Douglas
Lochside Theatre is a producing / receiving venue in the
former St Andrews church which was converted in 1996
by members of three local drama / musical groups. The two
hundred seat auditorium is has a regular program of music,
drama, dance, and cinema. Check out what's on at their website.