Achamore Gardens


Last updated: 29 October 2020

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Address and contact details
Achamore Gardens, Achamore House, Isle of Gigha, Scotland, PA41 7AD
Tel: 01583 505390
Email: gardens@gigha.org.uk
Web site: www.facebook.com/AchamoreGardensGigha/
Background to the collection
Year founded:1944
Ownership:The Achamore Gardens are run by the Achamore Gardens Trust, on behalf of Gigha's community.
Umbrella organisation:Achamore Gardens Trust
Personnel
Head Gardener:Bryony White
Garden Assistant:Margaret Lister (p/t)
Garden Assistant:Eleanor Logan (p/t)
Total Staff:3 (2 P/T)
Total Horticultural Staff:3 (2 P/T)
Policies
Collections:The Horlicks Collection of Rhododendrons (awaiting National Collection Status)
Physical environment
Altitude:50m
Soil type:Acidic clay and gravel
Aspect:South
Total area:54 acres
Weather recordsNot currently
Facilities on site
Friends Organisation:Achamore Gardens
Visitor facilities:Visitor Cabin (currently closed due to Covid19), toilets
Access to the collections
Public access:Full
Visitors per year:10,000 approx
Public opening hours:Dawn to dusk all year round
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