An offer for Friends, Companions and Patrons

This summer we have joined forces with the National Trust for Scotland (NTS) for a special offer for RBGE Members who can claim two tickets for the price of one on admission to four NTS gardens, located in the same regions as our own. These beautiful gardens are definitely worth a visit if you are in the area. 

Redeem the offer by showing your RBGE Member’s card at the entrance. For opening times, visit Offer is exclusive to Friends, Companions and Patrons of the Botanics for adult admission only and valid at the four gardens stated during June and July 2013. If you are interested in becoming a Friend of the Botanics, call us on 0131 552 5339.

 Malleny Garden, Balerno, Edinburgh

This hidden treasure is a 3-acre walled garden surrounded by 6 acres of woodland, found just outside Balerno. The garden is a haven for plant lovers thanks to its large variety of colourful and fragrant flowers, plants and trees.

Adult admission £3.50


Crarae Garden, Argyll

On the west coast of Scotland, near the banks of Loch Fyne, immerse yourself in Britain’s finest example of an exotic Himalayan-style woodland garden. The informal hillside layout of mature woody plants radiating out from the burn creates a wonderful natural effect. It is a magical spot at any time of year.

Adult admission £6.50


Harmony Gardens, Melrose, Scottish Borders

Harmony House and Garden has enviable views of majestic Melrose Abbey. This handsome Georgian villa looks out onto a beautifully tended garden of smart croquet lawns; colourful, scented flowerbeds; and fruits and vegetables. The walled gardens are lush and secluded, giving visitors the sense of entering a private space.

Adult admission £6.50


Threave Estate, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway

Covering 1,600 acres, the Estate includes Threave House, a restored Scottish baronial-style house; Threave Garden, made up of landscaped gardens

and themed ‘rooms’; Threave Sculpture Garden, containing over 30 works by Scottish sculptors; and Threave Nature Reserve, featuring landscape ranging from wetlands to woodlands.

Adult admission £12

Back to Top

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a charity (registration number SC007983)