Linn Botanic Gardens

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The Linn Botanic Garden is a horticultural treasure trove, situated at the head of Cove Bay on the west side of Rosneath Peninsula. The development of the present garden dates from 1970 and it houses a diverse collection of temperate plants. Features include a burn with waterfalls, formal and informal ponds, an open heath for New Zealand plants and a collection of insect catching plants. The centre of the garden is dominated by a substantial cliff. There’s away marked one-kilometre walk that guides you through the garden. Some of the paths are steep and narrow and there are several flights of steps. Facilities include a restaurant, gift shop, picnic areas, adventure play area and a garden centre selling many unusual species of plants.