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Dumfries & Galloway

Threave Garden & Estate

A garden for all seasons and a haven for wildlife, with an osprey-viewing platform and bat reserve

Planning your visit

There is a well-stocked gift shop and plant centre with Threave-grown plants for sale.

Home-made soups, sweet treats and a wide range of hot and cold drinks are available in our cafés.

There is a car park near the visitor centre, and parking is free for members. Coach parking is available 50m from the visitor centre. There is designated disabled parking adjacent to the visitor centre.

The visitor centre, café, shop and toilets are all on one level. There is a garden viewpoint from the visitor centre and café. There are some inclines in the grounds although the tarmac paths allow easy access.

A manual wheelchair and two mobility scooters are available for hire (please book in advance).

Assistance dogs only are allowed into the garden and woodland walks. However, dog owners are welcome to walk their dogs on the rest of Threave Estate.

For more information about planning your visit please see our frequently asked questions.

If you would like to speak to us we can be contacted by email: threave@nts.org.uk or telephone 01556 502575.

Facilities

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Accessible parking
Accessible toilet
Baby changing
Buggy access
Café
Children’s activities
Coach parking
Free member parking
Highchair
Hot drinks
Large print
Play area
Self-guided trail
Shop
Toilet
Walks
Wheelchair access

Opening times

Garden
1 Jan - 28 Feb, closed Current period1 Mar - 31 Oct, daily, 10.00 - 17.00 1 Nov - 31 Mar 2019, closed
House
2 Jan - 29 Mar, closed Current period30 Mar - 21 Oct, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sun; guided tours at 11.30, 13.30 22 Oct - 31 Mar 2019, closed
Nature Reserve
Current periodOpen all year, daily

Entry prices

Garden only
Adult
£8.50
Family
£18.50
One adult family
£12.00
Concession
£7.00
House & Garden
Adult
£13.50
Family
£32.00
One adult family
£25.00
Concession
£10.00

Members go free

At all Trust places, admission is free for members.

Join from £50

Accessibility

  • There is dedicated disabled parking adjacent to the visitor centre.
  • The visitor centre, café, shop and toilets are all on one level. 
  • There is a garden viewpoint from the visitor centre and Terrace Café.
  • Threave House has five main rooms to see – there are steps up to the main entrance and stairs to the main floor.
  • There are some inclines in the garden although the tarmac paths allow easy access.
  • A manual wheelchair and two mobility scooters are available for hire (please book in advance).
  • Guided touch tours of the house are available (please book in advance).

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