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Malleny Garden

Tranquil oasis on the outskirts of Edinburgh, where heritage roses sit alongside 400-year-old yew trees
Malleny Garden path with shaped yew trees and autumn rowan
Overview
  • Discover a hidden treasure amid the bustle of suburban Edinburgh.

  • Sit and take a breather on one of the wooden benches and stone seats dotted throughout the garden.

  • Breathe in the gorgeous scents of roses, lavender and philadelphus in summer.

  • See an impressive 150 varieties of rose, including a heritage collection of shrub roses.

Today’s Opening Hours

Garden
10.00–17.00 (or dusk if earlier)
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Membership

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About this place

Renowned for its peaceful atmosphere, Malleny is the place to come for quiet contemplation in beautiful surroundings. The garden is a haven for plant lovers thanks to a large variety of colourful and fragrant flowers and shrubs.

Through a decorated wrought-iron gate, the walled garden opens out to the Four Evangelists – huge 400-year-old clipped yew trees. Victorian greenhouses and heritage rose plantings complete the picture of cultivated calm.

Just outside the garden is a doocot with an unusual saddle-backed roof.

Our accreditations and awards

  • 3 Star Visitor Attraction
  • Green Tourism Silver