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Explorers - The Scottish Planthunters' Garden An open garden in Perthshire

Festival Theatre, Pitlochry

Port-na-Craig, Pitlochry




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A great "garden" to spend 2 - 3 hours in. Visitors can wander through plantings from both N. and S. Hemishperes, and read about the plants, as well as the explorers who brought them into modern cultivation.
There is a plant sales area, filled with plants (I noted that these were "in-line" with what we had seen). For a mere £3, you can make a "World Tour" here, and believe that you had really made it, as far as the plants are concerned.

2 Sep, 2009


I could've spent a whole day here & been happy! I loved it, & got so much (maybe too much!!) inspiration for my own garden from it! It was the best day out I've had in years!
WELL worth a return visit or ten!

3 Sep, 2009


We've watched this garden as it grew from nothing to what it is today. There are now interesting mature plantings to look at and the meconopsis HAVE to be seen. Julia Corden has done an amazing job with very few resources. They hold gardening workshops there in summer.

14 Oct, 2009


Sounds good, MG!

14 Oct, 2009


They are - many of them are run by well known figures from the Scottish Rock Garden Club

14 Oct, 2009

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