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Castle Kennedy Gardens

Type:Historic House / Palace

Castle Kennedy, Stranraer, DG9 8SL
Castle Kennedy Gardens

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Famous 75-acre gardens situated between two large natural lochs. Ruined Castle Kennedy at one end overlooking beautiful herbaceous walled garden; Lochinch Castle at the other. Proximity to the gulf-stream provides an impressive collection of rare trees, including 20 Champion Trees, magnolias, and spectacular rhododendron displays. Guided walks, children's activities, theatre, falconry, gift shop, plant centre - a 'must-visit'.

Suitablity for the Disabled: WCs Suitability for Dogs: Dogs on leads only.


Road Directions

3 Miles East of Stranraer

Accessible by Public Transport: Stranraer station is 0 miles away.



  • Picnic area
  • Refreshments Available

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Gift shop

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)


Opening Times

* Gardens and Tearoom: 1 Apr-30 Sept: daily 10am-5pm. Feb & Mar: Weekends only.

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