About Dunollie

Dunollie Museum, Castle & Grounds is run by the MacDougall of Dunollie Preservation Trust (Charity No. SC028091).

Vat No. 932 1135 61

Address

Dunollie Museum, Castle & Grounds

Oban

PA34 5TT

01631 570550

 

info@dunollie.org

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Woodlands

Dunollie has never had formal gardens - instead a certain taming of the surrounding native woodland.

This was always known to the family as "The Shrubbery".

Planting took place in the 1850's to 1870's and a pond was built in the 1950's.

The finest tree is a Wellingtonia, these came to the UK in 1855 when they became popular as 'status' trees in the ground of estate owners.

In Spring, there are successive drifts of snowdrops, then daffodils followed by native bluebells.

Throughout the summer season, red squirrels, deer, rabbits and weasels may also be sighted roaming the gardens.

Dunollie Woodland Spaces

World of Trees
Willow Hall
Raven Path
Faerie Garden