Cambo Gardens

A Victorian country house built in 1881 at the heart of a 1200 acre country estate and a stone's throw from the sea.

near St Andrews, Fife, KY16 8QD

Cambo House walled garden

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Cambo estate has been in the Erskine family since the late 1670s however the current house was only built in 1881 after a fire devastated the old house in 1879.  Still the family home of the Erskine’s, Cambo house is much more than just a country house hotel.

Cambo’s 2.5 acre walled garden dates from the 1800s and our visitors keep describing it as ‘stunning’! We endeavour to create areas of year-round interest and the garden is constantly changing, developing and innovating through the passions of our horticulture team.  From early interest in our winter gardens (highlighting our Plant Heritage national collection of snowdrops) through to our late season naturalistic plantings and prairie garden (unique in Scotland!) there is always a reason to visit Cambo.

We welcome group visits and can tailor tours from general to specialist groups and have facilities to cater for parties up to 100. Themed and seasonal interest tours are available year round and the horticulture team deliver a programme of courses and workshops too. Contact for information and availability.

Opening Times


Year round, daily, 10am to 4pm.

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