Ellon Castle Gardens

General News

Extended Opening Times

05/07/2021. We’re pleased to announce that we have added a weekday opening to our schedule. From 6th July, the Gardens will be open every Tuesday from 11:00 – 15:00 and we look forward to seeing you there. Thanks to our amazing volunteers for giving their time and making this happen

Tea and Coffee at the Gardens

07/06/2021 We are pleased to say that as of Saturday, 12th June, we will be able to provide light refreshments at the Gardens. We’ve entered into an agreement with the Vintage Koffiecabine whereby they will be on site on alternate Saturdays to provide a great selection of teas, coffees, and their delicious mini-pancakes which come …

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Welcome Back!

22/04/2021. Updated 10/05/2021 We’re pleased to say that the Gardens are open to visitors and Members. We have a new booking system which allows you to select a date and time to suit your schedule. It’s not essential that you use it as we remain open for ‘walk-ins’ as well. Bookings for Members are free …

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We’re Closed…

08/01/21 We’re sorry to say that we will be closed to visitors until further notice.  This is as a result of the recently introduced lockdown measures which have been implemented to minimise the risk of COVID transmission. While we are disappointed to have taken this measure, we’re sure that it’s the right thing to do. …

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Festive Period Opening Times

We’re pleased to say that we will be open to visitors on Saturday 26th December and Saturday 2nd January.  Please come along and walk off the mince pies (26th Dec) or the hangover… (2nd Jan) With best wishes and seasons greetings from all at Ellon Castle Gardens  

Especially for Yew!

Join us on Saturday the 28th November to celebrate the start of National Tree Week. From 11am to 3pm there will be activities for all ages: a scavenger hunt, tree dressing, wood crafts, learn about trees, sponsor a yew tree and garden tours. Also witness the official annual measurement of our ancient yew trees. Refreshments …

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Spooky Halloween Trail

Join us (if you dare) on the evening of Friday 30th October for a spooky Halloween walk. Follow the trail through the ancient trees and past the castle ruin, but don’t stray off the path; there are creatures lurking in the darkness! This event is suitable for brave adventurers of all ages; costumes are encouraged …

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It’s About Time…

We’re pleased to announce our first live event of the summer. Join us for the official unveiling of our magnificent, recently-restored sundial.  The sundial which dates back to 1777 will be unveiled at 14:00 but before and after this event, we have a full programme of fun and entertainment. We’re open from 11:00 to 16:00. …

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We’re Good To Go

The ‘We’re Good To Go’ industry standard and supporting mark mean businesses across all sectors of the tourism industry in Scotland can demonstrate that they’re adhering to the respective government and public health guidance, and have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment to check they have the required processes and protocols in place. Ellon Castle …

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