Ellon Castle Gardens

General News

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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Events Being Planned

We look forward to welcoming you to Ellon Castle Gardens when the coronavirus restrictions are relaxed. The following events are currently planned for this year but are subject to change in line with government advice. • Welcome Back Event • Bat Walks • Apple Festival • Spooky Gardens • Tree Festival • Stargazing • Carols …

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Patrons Fundraiser raises £6,500

The Patrons of Ellon Castle Gardens held a very successful and enjoyable fundraising dinner on Friday 13 March at the New Inn Hotel, raising £6,500 for the Gardens. In due course, the funds will be used to pay for the planting of the remaining borders.

Coronavirus Update

Please note that due to the current Coronavirus crisis and in line with Government guidelines, the Gardens and office are currently closed to the public, members and volunteers until further notice.

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