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Priorwood Garden

Dedicated to the art of dried flower arranging, with an impressive variety of heritage apples

Planning your visit

We want you to enjoy your visit to Priorwood Garden – your safety is our priority. This means we’ve had to make some changes so that we can keep everyone safe. Please read our Guide on what to expect before you set off.

This property is part of the ‘We’re Good to Go’ scheme, which means we have carried out an official COVID-19 risk assessment to check we have everything in place to reopen safely.

There are no toilets on site, but a public toilet is located just outside the garden.

Children are very welcome to play on the grass.

We regret that dogs are not permitted in the garden.

For more information about planning your visit, please see the drop-down facilities below or our frequently asked questions.

If you’d like to speak to us, we can be contacted by telephone on 01896 209504.

Facilities & access

We have an ongoing programme of accessible content development. Detailed accessibility guides for the most visited Trust places are available on our Accessibility pages as well as links to useful resources.

We’d love you to visit the Euan’s Guide website to review the accessibility of Trust places and tell us (and others) what’s good and where we need to do better.

A ramp gives access to the garden, where there are gravel paths, grass surfaces and level ground.

There is limited on-street parking near the garden.


Wander past herbaceous borders and herb gardens before ambling around the tranquil orchard and the woodland area, where shade-loving plants and hardy shrubs thrive.

Sniff out the scented blooms which are used to make pot pourri.

Look out for four wrought-iron inserts in the garden wall, beautifully decorated with mulberries and thought to be the work of either Robert Lorimer or Edwin Lutyens.


A ramp gives access to the garden, where there are gravel paths, grass surfaces and level ground.

Opening times


1 Jan–2 Jul 2020, closed 3 Jul–31 Oct, daily, 10.00–17.00 Current period1 Nov–31 Mar 2021, closed

Entry prices

Priorwood Garden
One adult family

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

Join from £50