Flowers in a field at Cambo gardens
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Cambo Gardens

St Andrews
Cafe or restaurant
Dog friendly
Landscape walks
Winter garden
Paid entry
Disabled facilities
Hidden gem
A meandering and richly planted open garden on the east coast of Scotland. Cambo Estate offers amazing variety, from the alliums, lilacs and roses in its walled garden to one of the UK’s most impressive collections of snowdrops.
One of the most interesting features of the Georgian walled garden is the burn – a gently flowing stream - that runs through it down to the sea. Start with a view of the whole garden by the twisted weeping willow, then wander past herbaceous borders packed with late-season naturalistic and prairie-style plants. In the winter, don’t miss the surrounding woodland, home to birch trees and 350 types of snowdrop. Children will love playing in the Lost Elf Village or spying on each other through the spider hole. And those in need of a good cuppa can drop into the café. There are exciting plans for a contemporary cutting garden, though you can also buy plants in the stables. Go on a tour of the gardens with Lady Catherine Erksine, who has lived at Cambo House since 1976. Learn about its history as well as its quirkier features, and which parts of the garden really come to life at different points in the year.
Please check the latest COVID-19 guidance before your visit.
OPEN every day 9.30AM - 4PM (last entry 3.30pm) Entry via new Stables Visitor Centre

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St Andrews Fife GB KY16 8QD

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