Dawyck Botanic Gardens

Dawyck Botanic Gardens
Stobo, Peeblesshire, EH45 9JU
  • Telephone 01721 760254
  • Opening times Feb & Nov daily 10am–4pm; Mar & Oct daily 10am–5pm; Apr–Sept daily 10am–6pm.
  • Email
  • Website www.rbge.org.uk
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One of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh's three regional gardens, Dawyck is located south-west of Peebles in the Scottish Borders. It is a woodland garden, with popular focal points including the Azalea Terrace, the Swiss Bridge, the Dynamo Pond, an early domestic hydro electric scheme, and the fagus sylvatica 'Dawyck', a cultivated group of beeches with fastigiate growth.

Events at this venue

There are 8 events at this location

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Autumn Bring and Buy Plant Sale

Discover a host of plants and shrubs to try out in your very own garden. Recycle old favourites and bring us your surplus herbaceous splits. No need to pot material beforehand but please try to name them.

Sun 8 Oct

Dawyck car park

Free / 01721 760254

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Charity Garden Opening - Dawyck Botanic Garden

Stunning collection of rare trees and shrubs. With over 300 years of tree planting, Dawyck is a world-famous arboretum with mature specimens of Chinese conifers, Japanese maples, Brewer's spruce, the unique Dawyck beech and Sequoiadendrons from North America which are over 45 metres tall. Bold herbaceous plantings run…

Sun 8 Oct

£6.50, concessions £5.50, children u16 free (includes donation to garden, for prices without donation check rbge.org.uk). / 01721 760254

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Colour Me Botanical an exhibition by Sharon Griggs

Sharon is a Scottish artist who has completed classes in Botanical Illustration at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. From a young age she has been fascinated by the precision of nature and its bold, shimmering colours. With a combined love of art, nature, travel and her current studies in biological science and human…

Thu 1 Feb 2018

The Studio

Free / 01721 760254

  • 10:00

Fri 2 Feb 2018

The Studio

Free / 01721 760254

  • 10:00

Sat 3 Feb 2018

The Studio

Free / 01721 760254

  • 10:00
…and 85 more dates until 29 Apr 2018

Fruits From The Forest, an exhibition by The Wood Neuk.

David Lightly and Ross Purves collaborate together as 'The Wood Neuk'. Their workshop is nestled in the hills near the Scottish border village of Lauder, an idyllic location helping to inspire each unique piece which leaves their studio. Their influences include the late sculptor Tim Stead and also some contemporary…

Wed 26 Jul

The Studio

Free / 01721 760254

  • 10:00

Thu 27 Jul

The Studio

Free / 01721 760254

  • 10:00

Fri 28 Jul

The Studio

Free / 01721 760254

  • 10:00
…and 125 more dates until 30 Nov

Fungi Foray

Find out more about fungi with Neville Kilkenny and explore the world's first Cryptogamic Sanctuary at Dawyck.

Sun 24 Sep

Meet at Visitor Centre

£3.50 Booking essential: 01721 760254 (Members £3.50) / 01721 760254

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Scotland's Gardens Day

Garden open under Scotland's Gardens with donation to SG Beneficiaries.   Garden guided walk - 2.15-3.15pm. 

Sun 8 Oct

Meet at Visitor Centre

Normal Garden admission applies Booking essential for guided walk: 01721 760254. / 01721 760254

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sensory Tour of The Garden

This bespoke Guided Garden Walk is for visually impaired visitors, but open to everyone. Learn the history of the Garden, its plant collections and seasonal delights whilst our guide takes you through our network of accessible paths, up to 1 kilometre long depending on requests from the group.

Sun 1 Oct

Meet in the Visitor Centre

Free Booking advisable as places are limited. Please phone 01721 760254. / 01721 760254

  • 13:45 – 15:30

What makes a great garden a Botanic Garden?

What makes a great garden a Botanic Garden? The data behind the plants.  RBGE's Plant records officer will be based in the gazebo behind the Visitor Centre to answer all your questions.

Sun 20 Aug

The Garden

Free / 01721 760254

  • 12:00

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