The Japanese Garden at Cowden Castle SCIO is a registered charity (SC045060).  Any surplus from running the garden is re-invested into improving and developing The Japanese Garden for the future.

Gifts, however large or small make a huge difference to the work we do and to help us achieve our vision of creating opportunities and enriching lives through the Japanese Garden at Cowden.

Donations can be sent to The Japanese Garden at Cowden, Upper Hillfoot Road, Dollar FK14 7PL or via the link below. Cheques can be made out to The Japanese Garden at Cowden Castle SCIO.

Gift Aid

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Why not sponsor a garden structure?

The structures below have been designed by Justin Rose who constructed the stunning Azumaya and the two bridges. The donation figure includes immediate landscaping. The donors who sponsor a structure will be listed (if desired) on a commissioned plaque in the Christie Building, positioned at the entrance to The Japanese Garden.

West Islands


The Dry Garden


The Welcome Gate


Stone Lanturns

£10,000 Each

Ella's Summer House


The Arched Bridge


The North Gate


Bamboo Benches

£5,000 Each

Sponsor A Tree

£2,000 Each

Revolving Sun Shade