Benmore Botanic Garden

Benmore is a magnificent 120-acre mountainside Garden surrounded by the dramatic scenery of Argyllshire. Steeped in history, Benmore is home to a world-famous collection of plants.


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  • Getting there

    Benmore Botanic Garden is set within the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park and the Argyll Forest Park, on the A815 seven miles north of Dunoon on the Cowal Peninsula.

    Caledonian MacBrayne (for passengers) and Western Ferries (for cars and passengers) both sail from Gourock to Dunoon. The journey time is approximately 20 minutes. Western Ferries offer a discount on ferry tickets purchased in advance of travel, their most popular range of tickets for passengers and vehicles up to 5m in length can be purchased at the following:

    • Greenock - The Co-operative Food, 21 Eldon Street PA16 7UG.  Tel 01475 727762
    • Gourock - Paul's Food & Wine, 94 Shore Street PA19 1RB. Tel 01475 630997.

    West Coast Motors operates a regular bus service to the Garden from Dunoon (01586 559 139).

    A Sunday shuttle service runs between Dunoon and Benmore Botanic Garden, call 07913 601442 for details.

    Address: Dunoon, Argyll PA23 8QU

  • Contact the Visitor Welcome Team at Benmore

    If you have any queries relating to visitor facilities, please call us on +44 (0) 1369 706 261 or get in touch by using the enquiry form.

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