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Logan Botanic Garden

 
Gardens and Nurseries
Port Logan

The Garden’s avenues and borders feature a spectacular and colourful array of half-hardy perennials. Logan Botanic Garden  is warmed by the Gulf Stream which enables plants from Australia, New Zealand, South and Central America and Southern Africa to thrive.

Situated on the South Western tip of Scotland, the 5*Logan Botanic Garden enjoys an almost sub tropical climate

Palm Trees and Tree Ferns – 

These striking plants form an antipodean forest and create an exotic spectacle for visitors to enjoy.

Eucalyptus and Giant Gunnera –

Visitors can walk through groves of eucalyptus or stand in the shade of awesome giant rhubarb-like gunnera.

The Walled Garden –

A showcase for exotic plants and the fish pond, adorned with water lilies, adds to the air of tranquility.

Logan Conservatory –

The elegant Victorian-style Logan Conservatory houses a range of particularly tender exotic plants from South Africa.  It is the first all-green Glasshouse in the UK.

The Discovery Centre

Situated near to the main entrance, The Discovery Centre gives visitors the chance to learn more about the Garden and its history.

Logan Studio  The Studio is Logan’s exhibition area with a selection of varied exhibitions on display throughout the year. In 2022 we are delighted to start our season with a stunning exhibition of paintings and drawings by Sir Herbert E. Maxwell of Monreith House. On display from 1 March-30 April 2022. Future exhibitions in 2022 include a Meteorological Exhibition, Peter Lamb Art Exhibition, Wildflowers of Beach & Dune Exhibition and the annual Scottish Nature Photography Awards Exhibition. If you are interested in exhibiting your work in the Logan Studio in 2023 or beyond please call 01776 860231 or email [email protected]

Guided Walks are held on the second Tuesday of every month from March until November at 10.30am-12pm. From June-September there is also a guided walk on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Meet at the Discovery Centre. Free with normal garden entry. No booking required.

The Potting Shed Bistro

The award winning Bistro, situated in the grounds of the Gardens serve many fresh ingredients on the menu, including seafood, cheeses and vegetables, which are sourced from local suppliers in Dumfries and Galloway.

Shop

Situated at the entrance to the Garden the shop stocks a wide selection of gifts inspired by Logan and the local area. Ranges include home accessories, jewellery, scarves, specialist books, toys, souvenirs and more.

Logan provides:

  • A map with designated route for wheelchair and mobility scooter users
  • One accessible toilet near the Garden entrance
  • Two wheelchairs and mobility scooters for visitors to use free of charge
  • Many benches at regular intervals throughout the Garden
  • Water for assistance dogs*
  • Pen, paper and magnifying glass at our reception desk

*Only highly trained assistance dogs are permitted into the Garden.

 

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Logan Botanic Garden
Port Logan
DG9 9ND

01776 860231

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Opening Hours

Open daily from 1 March – 15 November

March to October 10am to 5pm

1st – 15th November 10am to 4pm

Open every Sunday in February 10am – 4pm during the Scottish Snowdrop Festival.

Last entry 30 minutes before the Garden closes.

The Potting Shed Bistro is open from 11am – 3.30pm on Snowdrop Sundays and then from 1 March daily.

Pricing

Gift Aid price*
Adult £8.00
Concession £7.00
Child (15 and under) Free

Free entry for RBGE Members
Essential Carers Free

Pre-booking is not required.

Group rates (11+ people) £5.70
Call 01776 860231 to pre-book for groups.

*By adding a voluntary donation to your ticket price you help support RBGE’s vital science and conservation work. If you are a UK taxpayer and add a donation of at least 10%, we can claim Gift Aid on the whole amount you pay.

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Logan Botanic Garden
Port Logan
DG9 9ND

Directions

Logan Botanic Garden is located 14 miles south of Stranraer in the Rhins of Galloway, off the A716 and the B7065.

Train: the closest railway station is Stranraer served by Scotrail

Bus: the 407 Stagecoach bus from Stranraer stops at the end of the road in to Logan Botanic Garden. Please ask the driver to stop at the road end.

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