Walks and Talks

Benmore Botanic Garden Guided Walking Tours - Tuesday & Sunday

Benmore Botanic Garden Guided Walking Tours - Tuesday & Sunday

Why not discover the history, landscape, plant collections and seasonal highlights of Benmore in the company of a Benmore Guide? Guided Walking Tours take place on Tuesdays & Sundays at 2pm from the Visitor Reception.

Benmore Botanic Garden Guided Explorer Tours - Wednesday & Thursday

Benmore Botanic Garden Guided Explorer Tours - Wednesday & Thursday

Why not discover the history, landscape, plant collections and seasonal highlights of Benmore in the company of a Benmore Guide?

Green Worlds: No Strangers Exhibition Talk

Green Worlds: No Strangers Exhibition Talk

Celebrate the Harvest Festival and the last weekend of the ‘no strangers’ exhibition with Fiona Inches & Ian Edwards (RBGE) on a tour through the glasshouses.

Fungi Foray

Fungi Foray

Find out more about fungi with Neville Kilkenny and explore the world's first Cryptogamic Sanctuary at Dawyck.

Evening Talk: Foraging for Food - Scotland's Wild Harvest

Fi Martynoga, editor of the book 'Scotland's Wild Harvest' will tell us which wild products we can find in the Scottish countryside and where and when to forage.

Doors Open Day - Herbarium and Library

Doors Open Day - Herbarium and Library

Join a tour of the Herbarium and Library Building. Opened in 1964, it houses one of Europe's largest botanical libraries and a collection of around 3 million preserved specimens that underpin the Garden's scientific research.

A History of Native Timber in Scottish Furniture Making

Stephen Jackson, Senior Curator of Furniture and Woodwork at National Museums Scotland, will discuss the use of native timber in Scottish furniture making from the 16th century to the present day.

A History of Native Timber in Scottish Furniture Making

Stephen Jackson, Senior Curator of Furniture and Woodwork at National Museums Scotland, will discuss the use of native timber in Scottish furniture making from the 16th century to the present day. He will look at how individual species were used for distinct purposes and when and why different timbers were fashionable.

Scotland's Gardens

Garden open under Scotland's Gardens.

An essential resource; the many uses of Scottish woods throughout history

Christopher Smout, academic, historian, author and Historiographer Royal in Scotland will discuss the history of Scottish woodlands, forest management and timber.

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