Acharmore Gardens

Excursion

Free

Duration

3h

Season

Available all year

Min. number

0 travellers

Booking code

INCL-GIG1


Explore the privately-owned Isle of Gigha with its breathtaking gardens.
  • Transfer ashore and walk to delightful Achamore House, a white mansion with a view over the sea

  • Take time to explore the stunning Achamore Gardens independently

  • Admire the rhododendrons and rare species of trees and shrubs


Wild beauty

Admire heather-clad hills and deserted sandy beaches. Named ‘Gudey’ by the Vikings, ‘God’s Island’, this is a truly beautiful place. The island was acquired by the 150 inhabitants in 2002. Owing to Gigha’s warm climate, many sub-tropical plants flourish on the island. In Achamore Gardens, see rare trees and plants from around the world. Explore the gardens at your own pace.

Practical information

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate waterproof clothing and comfortable walking shoes. 

  • Walking information: 1 mile from pier to garden.  Mostly flat terrain with some uneven ground and steps.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

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