In light of COVID-19, our cafe, shop and play area will be closed until further notice. The garden is still open for local visitors but please adhere to social spacing of at least 2m.
Once normal opening hours resume...
Our garden and children's play area is open daily from 10am until 4pm. Please note we do charge an entry fee for the garden and the children’s play area. This is to help us with our ongoing restoration project to restore one of Britain’s largest and oldest Walled Gardens. Read about our journey here.
Garden entry | £3.00 (Nov - March) and £6 (April - October) - children under 16 are free.
Children's play entry | £2.00 (Nov- March) £3.00 (April - Oct) entry per child (free up to 12 months) – supervising adults free
Dogs are welcome as long as they are well-behaved and kept on leads!
You can download a free audio tour of the garden from Candide to your mobile phone. This app is available to all and included in garden entry. Guided tours must be booked in advance and are available for groups of 10 or more at no extra cost. Please contact Ed our Head Gardener at email@example.com to book a guided tour.
Click here for our latest menu. Telephone booking is advisable for lunch and booking is essential for afternoon tea. Call us on 01343 612317. For more information about special events please see our What’s On section. Please note we are dog friendly if you wish to dine alfresco or visit the gardens but we do not allow dogs inside the cafe itself.
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.