The Northern Highlands and the Western Isles Sights

Inverewe Gardens

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  • Poolewe
  • Garden/Arboretum
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

A highlight of the area, Inverewe Gardens has lush plantings tucked away behind a dense barrier of trees and shrubs. This is all thanks to the warm North Atlantic Drift, which takes the edge off winter frosts. Inverewe is sometimes described as subtropical, but this inaccuracy irritates the head gardener; do not expect coconuts and palm trees here. Instead, look for rarities like the blue Himalayan poppy.

Sight Information


A832, 6 miles northeast of Gairloch, Poolewe, Highland, IV22 8XA, Scotland

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Sight Details:

  • £10
  • Easter–Oct., daily 9:30–9; Nov.–Mar., daily 9:30–5

Published 07/22/2015


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