Many of our places are open this spring. Find a place to visit near you.

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26 Feb 2021

Many of our places are still open

Here’s our guide to which of our places are open, helping you make the most of the gradually lengthening days. And remember … our beautiful countryside places are open every day, all year round.

Please adhere to local restrictions as set out by the Scottish Government when visiting our places, and check individual property pages for more information (including opening times) before you set off.

Properties that are open


Castle Fraser – garden & grounds

Craigievar Castle – grounds

Crathes Castle – garden & grounds daily

Drum Castle – grounds daily (Garden of Historic Roses closed)

Fyvie Castle – garden & grounds

Haddo House – garden & grounds

Leith Hall – garden & grounds

Mar Lodge Estate – estate and car parks

Pitmedden Garden – grounds only (garden, museum and shop closed)


Barry Mill – grounds

House of Dun – garden & estate


Arduaine Garden – garden daily (visitor centre closed)

Crarae Garden – garden daily (visitor centre, shop and café remain closed)

Ayrshire & Arran

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park – garden & country park daily (castle, shop and play park closed)

Culzean Country Park – gardens, country park & Home Farm Kitchen* (Thursday–Monday) (*due to Scottish government restrictions, Home Farm Kitchen closed until early March; will reopen for takeaway only at weekends from 6 March)


Dumfries & Galloway


Edinburgh and the Lothians

House of the Binns – grounds only

Inveresk Lodge Garden

Malleny Garden

Newhailes – estate only (play park closed)


Hill of Tarvit – garden & grounds

Kellie Castle – grounds open (Thursday–Monday)


Pollok House – garden & country park daily; tearoom daily* (upper house & shop closed) (*due to Scottish government restrictions, tearoom will operate takeaway-only service from 4 March)

A red squirrel sits on a log, framed by two branches. It holds its front paws up in front of its white tummy.
Winter is a good time to spot red squirrels.


Balmacara Estate

Brodie Castle – estate & garden daily (castle, Playful Garden, café and shop closed)

Corrieshalloch Gorge

Culloden – battlefield daily (visitor centre closed)

Falls of Glomach

Glencoe – estate daily (visitor centre closed)

Glenfinnan Monument – estate daily (visitor centre closed)

Inverewe – estate daily (garden, shop, café and house closed)



West Affric

Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley

Bannockburn – grounds & monuments daily (visitor centre closed)

Ben Lawers

Ben Lomond

Dollar Glen

The Pineapple



The Hermitage


Linn of Tummel

Scottish Borders

Grey Mare’s Tail

St Abb’s Head NNR – nature reserve daily (nature centre closed)

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