Threave Garden & Estate

Threave Garden & Estate
Threave Garden & Estate
Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 1RX
  • Telephone 0844 493 2245
  • Opening times House: Mar 23–Oct 31 Wed–Fri & Sun: 11am–3.30pm (by guided tour only; advanced booking advised). Centres, Restaurant, Gift Shop & Glasshouses: Feb 1–Mar 22: Fri–Sun 10am–5pm. Mar 23–Oct 31: daily 10am–5pm. Nov 1 Nov–Dec 23: Fri–Sun 10am–5pm.
  • Admission £12.50 (£9; family £29.50; one-parent family £23; members free)
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Threave Garden is best known for its magnificent display of nearly 200 different varieties of springtime daffodils - yet this is very much a garden for all seasons. Highlights include the informal rose garden; the herbaceous perennials; and the one-acre walled garden with its wonderful temperate glasshouse collection.

The principal rooms of the Scottish Baronial style Threave House are now open to visitors and have been fully restored to the way they were in the 1930s. The Countryside Centre features interactive displays and an introduction to the wider 1,500-acre estate, home to a wildfowl sanctuary.

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Charity Garden Opening - Threave Garden

Home of the Trust's School of Heritage Gardening. Spectacular daffodils in spring, colourful herbaceous borders in summer, striking autumn trees, interesting water features and a heather garden. There is also a working walled garden. For more information on the Scotland's Gardens event, please contact the property or…

Sun 7 May

Normal NTS admission applies / 0844 493 2245

Sun 6 Aug

Normal NTS admission applies / 0844 493 2245

Scottish Opera Pop Up Opera Roadshow A Little Bit Of La Bohème

A 25-minute adaptation of Puccini’s classic, La bohème. Performed by two singers, a storyteller, plus cello and harp, A Little Bit of La bohème tells the tale of four young bohemians living together in Paris; poor but happy. Puccini’s passionate and evocative music carries them from heart-stopping…

Scottish Opera Pop Up Opera Roadshow A Little Bit Of The Pirates Of Penzance

A 25-minute adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comedy classic, The Pirates of Penzance, featuring two singers, a storyteller, plus guitar and cello. A young man bound by an overactive sense of duty, a soft-hearted pirate king with a hopeless band of rogues at his side, a beautiful young girl, a very…

Threave Plant Fair

A chance to see and purchase a wide selection of plants from local gardens and nurseries before visiting the spectacular gardens.

Sun 28 May

Free / 0844 493 2245

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