Ancient Grove

Scatwell House Grove and gardens

Scatwell House is really a wonderful destination whatever your purpose. Its gardens are approximately 25 acres and have 52 species of trees from around the world.

You can relax and enjoy beautiful gardens and walks in the woods, rich in flora and fauna. The grounds have a variety of trees from all corners of the world, many of them labeled to aid identification. Some of the most unusual include Lawson Cypress (NW America), Sawara Cypress (Japan), Vilmorins Rowan (W China), Nootka Cypress (Canada), as well as some good examples of the best known as Oak, Beech, Ash, Lime and Elm. (The trees within the gardens and grounds are mentioned in the book “Trees of the Northern Highlands” by John Miller.

Scottish wall garden

Wooden house garden

Scottish forest inside our Guest House