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5 Jan 2021

Many of our places are still open

A pyramid-shaped mountain rises dramatically from a rocky moorland landscape. It is covered in snow, with dark rock exposed at the top. Clouds scud across a bright blue sky.
Glencoe
Here’s our guide to which of our places are open, helping you make the most of the shorter 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

Aberdeenshire

Castle Fraser – garden & grounds

Craigievar Castle – grounds

Crathes Castle – garden & grounds daily (castle, kiosk and play park open Friday–Monday) (*due to Scottish government restrictions, castle, shop, toilets, play park and kiosk closed until February)

Drum Castle – grounds daily (castle, kiosk and play park open Saturday & Sunday; Garden of Historic Roses closed) (*due to Scottish government restrictions, castle, kiosk, toilets and play park closed until February)

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)

Angus

Barry Mill – grounds

House of Dun – garden & estate

Argyll

Arduaine Garden – Saturday–Wednesday (closed over Christmas period)

Crarae Garden – Thursday–Monday (visitor centre, shop and café remain closed)

The Hill House – daily* (*due to Scottish government restrictions, closed until February)

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 February)

Goatfell

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum – daily* (*due to Scottish government restrictions, closed until February)

Dumfries & Galloway

Broughton House & Garden – garden open Thursday–Monday*; house open at weekends* (*due to Scottish government restrictions, closed until February)

Rockcliffe

Threave – garden* & estate open Thursday–Monday (*closed 25 Dec–31 Jan, then reopens Friday–Sunday)

Edinburgh and the Lothians

House of the Binns – grounds only

Inveresk Lodge Garden

Malleny Garden

Newhailes – estate only (play park closed)

Fife

Hill of Tarvit – garden & grounds

Kellie Castle – grounds open Thursday–Monday

Glasgow

Pollok House – garden & country park daily; tearoom daily; upper house & shop Thursday–Monday* (*due to Scottish government restrictions, upper house, tearoom and shop closed 25 December–31 January)

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.

Highlands

Balmacara Estate

Brodie Castle – estate & garden daily (castle, Playful Garden, café and shop closed until 6 February)

Corrieshalloch Gorge

Culloden – battlefield daily; visitor centre Wednesday–Sunday (until 23 Dec, then closed until 16 Feb)

Falls of Glomach

Glencoe – estate daily; visitor centre Thursday–Sunday (*due to Scottish government restrictions, visitor centre closed until February)

Glenfinnan Monument – visitor centre* Thursday–Sunday (*due to Scottish government restrictions, visitor centre closed until February)

Inverewe – garden* & estate daily (shop, café and house closed) (*due to Scottish government restrictions, garden closed until February)

Kintail

Torridon

West Affric

Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & Forth Valley

Bannockburn – visitor centre*, grounds & monuments daily (*due to Scottish government restrictions, visitor centre closed until February)

Ben Lawers

Ben Lomond

Dollar Glen

The Pineapple

Perthshire

Craigower

The Hermitage

Killiecrankie

Linn of Tummel

Scottish Borders

Grey Mare’s Tail

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



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