We have a host of seasonal events happening during our open season

  • Spring interest – Backhouse Heritage Daffodils, large selection of heritage daffodils, bulbs and woodland walk, water feature, grass labyrinth and Scree & Rock Garden.
  • Summer interest – scented roses, herb potager, herbaceous borders, ferns, heathers, glasshouse, water feature grass labyrinth alliums.
  • Autumn interest – fruit harvest, nerines, late herbaceous plants, heathers, ferns water feature grass labyrinth.
  • Winter interest  – see our champion trees and autumn colour woodland walk.
Seasonal Flower themes and days

Events by month

Every month there is an edible plant featured in the café and a seasonal dish/drink on the blackboard.

  • April
    • National Daffodil Collection – MUST see we open 1st April
    • Scotland’s Daffodil Festival 2018 14th & 15th April 10am-4pm
    • Find out more about the Quaker Backhouse botanists and the family daffodil raisers in the Backhouse Rossie Heritage and Education Centre.
    • Woodlandwalk to ruined Covenanter’s tomb, Walled Garden, National Collection of Narcissus (Daffodils) Backhouse cultivars
    • Family Activities
    • Putting on the lawn
    • Bear Walk
    • Café
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