Opening times from 26th March 2021

From 26th March, in accordance with government guidelines, our garden and children's play will open. Hot drinks and cakes will be available from our Potting Shed Hut.

Garden + play area open

These will be open 10am - 4pm 7 days a week. Please pay for garden + play entry at the Potting Shed Hut or by honesty box.

Coffee + Cakes available

Thursday - Sunday 10am - 3pm from the Potting Shed Hut

Opening times from 26th April 2021

From 26th April all areas of the garden will reopen, including the cafe for inside dining. The opening hours are as follows:

Garden and children's play

10am - 4pm 7 days a week


11am - 4pm Wednesday to Sunday

Admission prices

April – October

10am – 4pm Wednesday - Sunday. Adults £7/ Concessions £5, under 16s free. Play area entry is £3 per child

November – March

10am – 4pm Wednesday - Sunday. Adults £3/ Concessions £2, under 16s free. Play area entry is £2 per child

Become a friend

Purchase a Friends of the Walled Garden card for free entry all year for your family (plus lots of other benefits!) £25 per year


The main entrance to Gordon Castle Walled Garden is situated at the western end of the village of Fochabers on the A96, approximately nine miles east of Elgin and twelve miles west of Keith. Coming from Elgin, once you pass Baxters take the next right at the roundabout then first left through the castle arches. From Keith, take the first exit at the roundabout into Fochabers and follow through the village until you see the arches on your right hand side. From Perth, take the north bound A9 to Aviemore, then follow A95, A941 and A96 to Fochabers. Our address is Gordon Castle Walled Garden, Fochabers, Moray IV32 7PQ.

*Top tip - being in the Scottish Highlands postcodes tend to cover a large radius so please don't rely on your SatNav to get you here! If you get lost or aren't sure don't worry,  just call us on 01343 612317 and we will do our best to help. 

Once in the castle grounds follow the signs for Gordon Castle Walled Garden unless you are a castle or cottage guest in which case follow your checking-in instructions that have been sent to you.