Walks and Talks

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.

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.

Fungi Foray

Fungi Foray

Find out more about fungi with Neville Kilkenny.

October Garden Guided Walk.

October Garden Guided Walk.

Enjoy a walk around the Garden with one of our Garden Guides to marvel at the splendid autumn colour.

Guided Walk : Early Autumn Shade

Come along and enjoy a late autumn tour of the garden with one of our gardeners. Garden highlights will include many grasses, Salvias, Dahlias and autumn flowering bulbs. This is an ideal time to ask those gardening questions that have always puzzled you!

Coffee Morning: The Secret Life of Ferns

Discover the amazing life cycle of ferns and how they can be used for magic tricks.

October Autumn Magic Garden Guided Walk.

October Autumn Magic Garden Guided Walk.

A second chance to enjoy a walk around the Garden with one of our Garden Guides to see the brilliant autumn colour.

Mushrooms for Minors

Mushrooms for Minors

Guided walk specifically aimed at children, discover how fairy rings are made & how mushrooms get their spots on a fun-gi treasure hunt!

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