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Benmore Explorer

Benmore Explorer

Enjoy the history, plants and seasonal highlights of Benmore Botanic Garden aboard the Benmore Explorer every Wednesday and Thursday.

Benmore Guided Tours

Benmore Guided Tours

Enjoy the history, plants and seasonal highlights of Benmore Botanic Garden by joining a Guided Tour every Tuesday and Sunday.

Rhododendron Highlights of Benmore

Rhododendron Highlights of Benmore

Celebrate the Rhododendron highlights of Benmore Botanic Garden.

Painting Rhododendrons at Benmore

Painting Rhododendrons at Benmore

The magnificent mountainside setting of Benmore in Argyll offers an ideal opportunity to spend a weekend learning to study, paint and draw rhododendrons, using plants from the Garden’s magnificent collection, in the prime of their flowering season.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh's Rhododendron Collection

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh's Rhododendron Collection

David Knott, Curator of the Living Collection at RBGE, will give an illustrated talk on RBGE's Rhododendron Collection.

Open Day

Open Day

We promise a fun day out for all the family at this year's Open Day!

Fern Identification at Benmore

Fern Identification at Benmore

There are over 40 species of ferns in Scotland and on this one-day workshop you will learn about their life cycle and the essential skills for identifying the most common ones.

Summer Walk

Friends of the Garden and their guests join Peter Baxter for an evening summer walk around Benmore Botanic Garden. Refreshments at the Chilean Viewpoint Refuge.

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