Info & Tea Room

Cowden is open:  Wednesdays to Sundays.  11.00am to 5.00pm (last entry: 4.30pm) until Sunday, 28th October 2018.



From Dollar.  Take the A91 east from Dollar towards Muckhart.  2 miles from Dollar turn left opposite the Muckhart Golf Club.  Follow the Upper Hillfoot Road for approx. 3/4 mile until you see the Cowden Garden entrance.  There will be site barrier fencing in place out of hours while our new entrance is being constructed.

From Muckhart.  Take the A91 west from Muckhart.  After half a mile turn first right and follow the Upper Hillfoot Road until you see a new wall and ‘Cowden Garden’.  There will be construction fencing in place out of hours. 

There is no access via Ardmill Lodge  (was East Lodge), The West Lodge or Cowden House. 



Kate Croy runs our tea room.  Come and enjoy home made soup, sandwiches and delicious baking including her signature special scones. Coffee, tea and even S Luca ice cream for hot days!

We have seating for 24 inside and 36 outside



Disabled access:  The garden is  mid restoration and the path surfaces are quite uneven in places. Wheelchairs pushed by a strong carer and scooters with a high clearance are able to use the perimeter path.  The garden is not suitable for people using Zimmer frames.



Garden Manager: Tom McCappin

Mobile: 07570 614 763


Garden and Garden Volunteer Enquiries:

Head Gardener: Kate White

Enquiries: 07570 092144


Sponsorship Enquiries:

Chair of Cowden SCIO: Sara Stewart