Ellon Castle Gardens


Jubilee Picnic

Bring your picnic to the Gardens on Saturday 4th June and join in the fun and games to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee from 11am to 3pm. This event is part of the Eden Project’s annual “Big Lunch”, which brings communities together to build connections between people. We will have traditional games suitable for all …

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Bluebells & Blossoms

Come and see our bluebells and blossoms; they’re putting on quite a show! Follow the bluebell trail and find the fairies hidden amongst the flowers. The usual entry fee of £4 per adult applies (members free). The activities are free but children must be accompanied by an adult. Delicious coffee and mini pancakes will be …

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Easter Fun Day

Join us for some Easter fun on the 17th April! There will be an egg decorating activity and egg rolling, Easter races and an Easter trail. We suggest you bring a picnic to enjoy at this event; light refreshments will be available to buy. We encourage you to bring a decorated bonnet for the Easter …

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Snowdrop Festival

It’s snowdrop season! Come and enjoy these delightful heralds of spring at Ellon Castle Gardens. There will be a snowdrop trail and activities for children, including our popular Find the Fairy game. The entry fee is £4 per adult (members free). The activities are free but all children must be accompanied by an adult.

National Tree Week

It’s National Tree Week, so we’re celebrating our wonderful trees this weekend on the 4th and 5th December. Come along and tell us which is your favourite tree in the Gardens. Is it one of our venerable yews, a magnificent lime tree, or one of the delicious apple trees? There will be tree themed activities …

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Spooky Halloween Trail

Come and explore Ellon Castle Gardens after dark. What will you find lurking in the shadows? Prepare to be spooked! Tickets go on sale on our website at 6pm on Monday 25th October. They sold out in 24 hours last year, so don’t delay! A one-way system will be in operation but you may take …

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