Update 23rd October 2018

NEWS We’re delighted to announce that Cowden was Highly Commended at The Scottish Heritage Angel Awards at Glasgow City Chambers last night.  It was a magnificent evening and we are extremely grateful to Historic Environment Scotland for nominating Cowden for the award.  As we were the only nominee to be ‘mid restoration’ it was a…

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Update 12th July 2018

Cowden is open Wednesday – Sunday from now until the 28th October. TEA ROOM Katie 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 15 inside and 24 outside. Tickets

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Update 6th July 2018

Cowden is open today.  We have been granted a temporary licence and will be open 11.00 – 5.00pm Wednesday – Sunday (closed for maintenance on Mondays & Tuesday). Please use the new entrance, which is on the Hillfoots Road between Muckhart and Dollar.  Half a mile west of Muckhart turn right, following the temporary signpost…

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Update 30th June 2018

Cowden is still closed while we organise the new access. The trustees of the charity apologise for this extremely frustrating situation.The opening date will be announced on this website. Tickets

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Update March 25th 2018

The trust is delighted to announce two new temporary appointments. Tom McCappin is to be Project Manager of Cowden.  Tom will steer the garden through the final stages before we open to the public and manage the 2018 season. Ian Gallacher is joining Cowden as under gardener until November.   Opening The garden has been…

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Update March 2018

The trust are working towards opening the garden in May 2018. More details will follow. Bursary News Kate White, Head Gardener, has been awarded a bursary by The Royal Horticultural Society (www.rhs.org.uk) to join the study course at Portland Japanese Garden, USA (www.japanesegarden.org). Name a structure after your company or in memory of someone We…

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BBC Scotland report, May 2016

View a video update on the garden, from 13/5/2016.


BBC Scotland report, September 2014

View a short item on the garden, from Reporting Scotland 4/9/2014.