Fiona Downie
Drummond Castle Gardens is one of Europe's and Scotland's most important and impressive formal gardens. Located in Perthshire near Crieff, it dates back to the 17th Century. The gardens were redesigned and terraced in the 19th Century. The formal gradens that you see today were replanted in the 1950s but preserve many of the original features, the ancient yew hedges and the remaining beech tree planted by Queen Victoria, commemorating her visit in 1842. The Formal Gardens have featured in many films and adverts, most notably in the United Artist feature film Rob Roy. Visitors are welcome to visit the gardens, although the castle remains closed to the public.
Drummond Castle Gardens, Drummond, Perthshire, Scotland, Crieff, Gardens, Formal Gardens, Yew hedges, Formal Planting, Historic Gardens, Quenn Victoria, visitors, tourism, History, Film, Film location, Topiary, Acer, Maples, Sundial
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Author: Fiona Downie

Grimsthorpe and Drummond Castle Trust are delighted to have sponsored the cowch 'Moodnight Meadow' helping to fund raise for Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA).   A pair of Crieff cowches moove home to a new art-trail on the banks of Loch Earn  by Sean O'Neil  October 25 2019, 8.01am The Courier.co.uk Susan...

Drummond Castle Gardens were the Outlander location for the gardens of Versailles in season 2. Visit Scotland have produced a downloadable map of Outlander locations  on their website here...

Santa Visits 2019 Visit Santa and take part in the children’s treasure hunt . Tea and coffee will be available free of charge for accompanying  adults –donations  welcome. Appointments with Santa must be booked in advance, cost £11. To book phone Drummond Estate Office on 01764 681257 or email jackie_smith@drummondestates/louise_harrison@drummondestates.org.uk...

Come and join us on Sunday 27th October for an afternoon of Halloween fun for all the  family. Games and Competitions. Soup and refreshments available. Normal entry fees apply. ...

Private group tours with one of our guides can be arranged. There is more information on the group visits page or contact the castle. Tours  last about an hour and then you are free to stay in the garden and enjoy the surroundings. This group...

It's been lovely to have the newly restored obelisk sundial back in place this summer.  Watch a video here. It has 68 facets, 85 shadow gnomons  and  measures time in 131 different ways.  Created in 1630 by Lord Drummond, 2nd Earl of Perth and Master Mason...

Report courtesy of  Strathearn Herald (15/8/2019) £5k rains down on charities after successful event There was a wet start to Drummond Castle Gardens Charity Open Day on Sunday, August 4, but that didn't stop visitors from enjoying the scores of activities on offer in the beautiful surroundings. There...