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Pitmedden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD

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Pitmedden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD

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About Pitmedden Garden & Museum of Farming Life

Pitmedden Garden and Museum of Farming Life has been owned and maintained by the National Trust for Scotland since 1952. Be amazed at over 30,000 annual bedding plants that make up the colourful designs in the parterres and visit the Museum of Farming Life, which brings the agricultural past to life.

Where is Pitmedden Garden & Museum of Farming Life located?

The garden is just off the A920, 1 mile west of Pitmedden village and 14 miles north of Aberdeen City.

What style of garden is Pitmedden Garden & Museum of Farming Life?

Brilliant design and meticulous maintenance give Pitmedden Garden its unique charm. With almost 6 miles of clipped box hedging, the parterres at the heart of the garden are a masterpiece of intricate patterns and sparkling colours. The Great Garden dates back to 1675 when it was originally laid out by Sir Alexander Seton. In the 1950s the Trust re-created the garden based on 17th-century plans of the gardens at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. An orchard planted in 2014 is packed with more than 200 fruit trees. With honeysuckle and jasmine also casting their scent in the garden, Pitmedden really is a delight for the senses.

What can guests enjoy at Pitmedden Garden & Museum of Farming Life?

The heart of the property is the formal walled parterre garden with surrounding woods which are a haven for birds and other wildlife. The adjacent Museum of Farming Life boasts an extensive collection of domestic and agricultural artefacts. Pitmedden's award-winning tearoom offers delicious bakes and light lunches and the gift shop has a great selection of gifts, as well as seasonal garden produce when available, including Pitmedden's delicious apple juice and jelly. Have a look out for the events of the season, there is plenty to do over the summer and don't miss out on Pitmedden's famous Apple harvest festival at the end of September!

Other information

Dogs are welcome on the woodland estate but not in the walled garden (except for assistance dogs).

Information on Pitmedden Garden & Museum of Farming Life , Pitmedden , Ellon

Opening Times: Please check our website for current opening times
Admission: Please check our website for current admission prices
Child Friendly:  Children of all ages welcome
Dog Friendly: No
Location: On the A920, one mile west of Pittmedden village and fourteen miles north of Aberdeen.
Facilities: Disabled access to upper garden and parts of the Museum, Guided tours available, Parking, Shop, plants for sale, Tearoom, Visit Scotland 4 star rating, Picnic area,Green Tourism Gold Award
Garden Acreage: 15

Mr Magnolia

Mr Magnolia has many things, such as an old trumpet that goes rooty-toot, some very fat owls learning to hoot, a big purple dinosaur who’s a magnificent brute, two sisters who play the flute, and even a swimming pool. But he still only has on...

Pitmedden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD

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Much Ado About Nothing

The Festival Players Theatre Company is a professional theatre company delivering open-air Shakespeare, committed to presenting the very best in touring theatre. ‘The course of true love never did run smooth’, but the sparring antics of Shakesp...

Pitmedden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD

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Swinging 60s Concert

Bob’s Swinging 60s Show brings back all the songs you loved from one of the finest eras of music. So dig out the flares, floral pattern shirt and platform shoes, and join us for a night to remember!

Pitmedden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD

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Dan Hadfield as Gary Barlow

Dan Hadfield is unquestionably the best and most authentic Gary Barlow tribute artist in the entertainment industry, as well as one of the most sought-after acts in the UK. Recommended and highly praised by the Take That frontman himself, Dan has ...

Pitmedden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD

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Abbamania

Come along to Pitmedden Garden for a fun-filled family evening of ABBA music with ABBAMANIA, widely regarded as Europe’s premier ABBA tribute band. This show has been running since 1999 and is the longest running ABBA tribute concert in the wor...

Pitmedden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD

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Little Mix Magic

Have you heard about the UK’s hottest tribute to Little Mix? Meet LITTLE MIX MAGIC, an all-singing, all-dancing group of four girls set to wow you with their unbeatable show! The show includes all of the original band’s biggest hits including ‘...

Pitmedden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD

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Scotland's Gardens Scheme Evening Walk

Join us for an exclusive out of hours visit to the Walled Garden and a chance to experience the calm atmosphere of a summer evening stroll! Come along for an in depth look behind the scenes and an opportunity to discuss the history of Pitmedden...

Pitmedden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD

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Wuthering Heights

This year, Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the wild and tempestuous love story of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, set on the beautiful and mysterious Yorkshire moors. This tale of passion and revenge has thrilled readers and aud...

Pitmedden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD

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Frankenstein

Brilliant young student Viktor Frankenstein discovers how to endow dead organic matter with life itself. It’s one thing to stitch together an anatomically complete organism, but quite another when it becomes a living, breathing creature that shows...

Pitmedden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD

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Evening Garden Walk in September

Join us for an exclusive out of hours visit to the Walled Garden and a chance to experience the calm atmosphere of an autumnal evening stroll! Come along for an in depth look behind the scenes and an opportunity to discuss the history of Pitmed...

Pitmedden, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7PD

Start: 18:30

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Finish: 20:30

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