Glenarn 2-for-1 entry

Get one free entry with one full-paying adult, with your Gardeners’ World Magazine 2-for-1 entry card. Valid at 360 gardens.

Overlooking the Clyde, this sheltered woodland garden with Himalayan glen is home to many beautiful, rare and tender rhododendrons and magnolias, along with other acid-loving plants such as acers, lantern trees (Crinodendron) and Chilean fire bushes (Embothrium). There is also a veg garden and a large rock garden built around an old quarry.

Important update

Due to ongoing rule changes in response to the coronavirus pandemic, public gardens may experience unforeseen restrictions and opening hours. To avoid disappointment we advise you contact gardens directly before visiting. Please see the individual garden’s website. If you can’t find the information you require, please call the garden directly. You’ll find website links and telephone numbers on the individual garden pages in this online directory

Some gardens require you to pre-book your tickets before visiting the garden. If this applies to a garden you’re planning to visit, please ensure you take your 2-for-1 Card with you to validate your booking.

Thank you.


Using your 2-for-1 card at Glenarn

  • One free entry with one full-paying adult
  • Single visitor discount: 50%
  • Before setting off check the garden’s website or call direct, as opening details can vary and one-off restrictions may apply
  • Single visitor discount

Opening details:

Open late Mar-21 Sep (see website for exact date), daily, dawn-dusk

Entry prices:

Adults & seniors £5, under-16s free. No booking – walk-up only


Public transport
Access for disabled (partial)
Plants / produce for sale
Dogs allowed on leads

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Contact information:

Glenarn Road, Rhu, Helensburgh, Argyll, G84 8LL – Directions