Achamore Gardens

Last updated: 17 May 2022

Address and contact details
Achamore Gardens, Achamore House, Isle of Gigha, Scotland, PA41 7AD
Tel: 01583 505390
Web site:
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
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)
Collections:The Horlicks Collection of Rhododendrons (awaiting National Collection Status)
Physical environment
Soil type:Acidic clay and gravel
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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