Argyll & Bute | Cardross | Garden | ★★★
|[Walled Garden at Geilston Garden]|
Geilston Garden dates back over 200 years, lying at the end of an avenue of limes on the Clyde coast a few miles west of Dumbarton. The garden splits into several varied parts: an interesting kitchen garden, orchard, slightly nondescript paddock, wooded burn (bluebells in May) and - the highlight - a very colourful walled garden. These all fan out from the (private) Geilston House: owned by a succession of wealthy merchant families until 1998, when it was taken into the care of the National Trust for Scotland. A pleasant diversion for an hour or two on a summer's day.
📌 Geilston Garden ★★★
Location: A814 half a mile northwest of Cardross, G.R.: NS 339784 ///bloom.pinches.elaborate
Open (2019): Daily, April to October
Cost (2019): £7.50 (adults), £5.50 (children), free for National Trust for Scotland members
|[Lettuce in the Kitchen Garden]|