Achamore Gardens - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Achamore Gardens
A beatuiful botanical garden set on the Scottish Island of Gigha with its white sandy beaches and breathtaking scenery. This 54-acre Gardens hosts many notable and unusual plants and trees from around the world and It specialises in tender rhododendrons. The gardens include specimens of southern rātā from New Zealand, Montezuma pine from Central America, Puya alpestris from the Andes, and Wollemia nobilis from Australia.
Hotels near Achamore Gardens
Checkout accommodations closest to Achamore Gardens
Attractions Near Achamore Gardens
Isle of Jura Distillery Co
22.21km from Achamore Gardens
Jura distillery is a Scotch whisky distillery on the island of Jura in the Inner Hebrides off the West Coast of Scotland. The distillery is owned by Glasgow founded and based Whyte and Mackay, which in turn is owned by Philippines-based Emperador Inc. The distillery was founded by the Laird of Jura, Archibald Campbell in 1810.
Ardbeg Distillery Ltd
22.64km from Achamore Gardens
Ardbeg is one of the most famous distilleries on the Isle of Islay. The distillery is owned by Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, and produces a heavily peated Islay whisky. The distillery uses malted barley sourced from the maltings in Port Ellen. Compared to other Islay Malts Ardbeg doesn’t focus on the sea and salt tastes. They rather focus on aromas of spices, malt or sweet tones like vanilla and chocolate.
23.83km from Achamore Gardens
The Lagavulin distillery on Islay is home to perhaps one of Scotland's most famous Whiskies. It can be found sitting quietly in its small and beautiful bay, within view of the Dunyvaig Castle ruins. Lagavulin is known for its producer's use of a slow distillation speed and pear shaped pot stills. The two wash stills have a capacity of 11,000 litres and the two spirit stills of 12,500 litres each.
25.49km from Achamore Gardens
Laphroaig Distillery is beautifully situated in the south of Islay and is one of the three "Kildalton Distilleries". Laphroaig is considered one of the most strongly flavored of all scotch whiskies, and is generally aged to 10 years. The distillery and brand are owned and operated by Beam Suntory, the American subsidiary of Japan's Suntory Holdings.
27.95km from Achamore Gardens
Loch Tanna is a water feature in Scotland and has an elevation of 1079 feet. Loch Tanna is east of Beinn Bharrain.
Discover More Attractions in Argyll and Bute Council, Home of Achamore Gardens
Argyll and Bute Council
Argyll and Bute is one of 32 unitary authority council areas in Scotland and a lieutenancy area. It has miles of coastline with truly stunning views and is known as Scotland’s Adventure Coast with all its experiences available for the visitor. The islands are a great attraction for visitors each with something different to offer, sandy beaches, stunning scenery, remoteness, wildlife, seabirds and island hospitality.