Then descend via the beautiful Victorian Fernery. The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, founded in , is a world renowned centre for plant research, conservation and education. Together they constitute one of the richest plant collections on Earth, with more than 13, species in cultivation.
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Discounts available for groups of 11 or more, providing payment is by a single transaction. Call to pre-book. Activities The Garden runs events throughout the year including family events, guided walks and exhibitions. For a full events programme call or visit www. Stay in Touch Sign up for our free e-newsletter www.
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You will be kept informed through our Botanics magazine, gain free entry to each of our four Gardens, and enjoy exclusive events and priority bookings. Join online at www. The distinctive peak of Ben Lomond, m, with fantastic views, is an easy climb on an excellent path from Rowardennan. At the heart of the Arrochar Alps, the Cobbler, m, with its quite extraordinary summit ridge, is reached by a good path from the A This is a very accessible part of the Highlands of Scotland, and it is also remote and quiet. The path offers beautiful coastlines, amazing forests and hills, dramatic scenery, engaging heritage sites, an abundance of wildlife and very friendly communities.
For a coastal walk with great views try the. To download our free mobile app go to www. The app works on android and iPhone formats, and once it has been downloaded it will work entirely offline. In Scotland the public have the right of access to most land and inland water, provided they respect the rights of the people and organisations who earn a living from the land, particularly livestock farmers. The Scottish Outdoor Access Code www.
Essential reading especially for dog owners! Footpaths have hugely improved in recent years. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number . Scallops and oysters are on many menus, as are local venison and lamb.
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There are many gems awaiting discovery: AA rosette restaurants, a boat house on the shores of Loch Lomond, a Russian tavern serving pre-revolutionary St Petersburg cuisine and a fish and seafood takeaway. In our wine shop: a wide range of Old and New World wines — from the accessible to the indulgent — awaits to tempt your palate. Speciality Shops There is no shortage of special shopping experiences here. Just down the road in Alexandria the Antartex Shopping Village has many stylish shops.
Further afield at Gartocharn, the House of Darrach is another quality shopping experience. Home made food, great shopping, gifts and fantastic scenery - the perfect stop on the road north and west. The Restaurant We specialise in home made Scottish fayre. All our food is made on the premises.
go Browse through our Outdoor and Gift departments for clothing, accessories and presents for all your family and friends. Our high quality produce will feature along with our home made pizza, as well as home made gluten free pizza. Our whisky department features many rare, unusual and collectable bottles that are rarely available anywhere else.
Visit Goodies and Gifts and be amazed at the variety. The gourmet is well catered for as we have a wonderful selection of produce and confectionery from Scotland and beyond. We highly recommend our own label food and gifts for truly unique souvenirs or gifts.
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Enhance your kitchen with some cool gadgets, fun aprons and witty tea towels. We even have a Scottish corner for your souvenirs. Not only are there perfect presents for ladies and children but lots of ideas for the men in your life too.
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There is also a fantastic range of Scottish interest books. The Outdoor Store From the weary West Highland Way walker to the keen Munro climber, we have everything in our shop to contend with the Highland weather. Sore feet? We have trekking poles, blister packs, socks and a complete range of practical footwear to suit all conditions. Not just petrol and diesel and a cash machine Travel games for the kids, magazines and books too! ATM cash machine services. Focusing on single malts from Scotland, we also stock many blends, gins and liqueurs, all at fantastic prices!
We always have very tempting special offers. Real ales and fruit wines from Scotland plus international wines and spirits are also available. We all look forward, every day, to letting customers try a wee taste of something special! More Places to Visit This is followed by leaflets for many of the attractions listed.
The attractions are ordered clockwise within each area. Leaflets for many of the attractions follow. Accessories, Tartans, Tweeds and made to measure kilts. April - End October Mon - Sat 9am-5pm. Winter - Mon - Fri 10am-4pm, Sat by appointment. Also animal centre, gift shop, tearoom and viewing tower.
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See stone N9 Dunrobin Castle and Gardens n furniture, jewellery, tools and unexplained ritual Wonderful displays of paintings, tapestries, objects left behind by Neolithic villagers. KW16 3LR historicenvironment. There are lots of waymarked walks with seating at viewpoints overlooking the falls, and a bridge crossing the gorge near the falls.
Easter to end Oct - closed Mondays. Magnificent formal gardens. Email: info dunrobincastle. KW16 3LB historicenvironment. Dinner Bookings Essential. Enjoy the panoramic views across the brooding Loch Ness, see fascinating artefacts and discover the turbulent history of this iconic stronghold. IV63 6XJ historicenvironment. IV63 6TX www. Loch Cruises, Cobbs Cafe and Restaurant. Tel: www. IV1 1PT. IV2 7TE historicenvironment. Here, a state-of-the-art viewpoint will take you high into the treetop canopy. This trail has been designed as accessible for walkers of all ages and for wheelchair users.
Logie House Gardens and River walks. Tel Open Mon - Sun 9.