Attadale Gardens

Started by Baron Schroder in the late 19th century, hill paths meander through 20 acres of conifers and rhododendrons.

Totally transformed after the 1980 storms by owner Nicky Macpherson, it is an artist’s garden designed to frame the magnificent views of Skye and the surrounding hills. Waterfalls, Monet bridges, meconopsis, bamboo and candelabra primula are reflected in dark pools, and sculpture lurks in unexpected places.

Open from Easter to the end October (closed on Sundays). Well-behaved dogs on a lead are welcome if kept under control. Tearoom and plant sales available. Attadale is located on the A890 between Strathcarron and S. Strome. Appoximately 6 miles from Lochcarron. Telephone: 01520 722603.

Spectacular West Coast gardens offer views of the sea and Skye.

So, what can you reasonably expect to see?

Ancient paths wind through 20 acres of rhododendrons and rare trees, over bridges and through impressive water-gardens with beautiful & exotic planting. Giant gunnera, Himalayan primula and mecanposis amongst huge variety of different plants. Kitchen garden with nursery selling variety of plants.

Restored sunken garden and herb garden, plus a Japanese garden. Fern collection  in a geodesic dome (ferns available for sale), Conservatory imaginatively planted with ferns, Major sculpture collection scattered throughout the garden.

An Eagle's-eye View of the gardens

Visit the Attadale Gardens web site for full details

Don't just take our word for it! What do other folk think?

"Wee gem of a place, huge variety of native and exotic plants. beautifully looked after. lovely wee place for a visit and stroll".

"Truly memorable gardens"

"We would rate this garden in the same league as Wisley, Nong nooch and Kirstenbosch. Well worth a visit"

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