Falkland Palace: Gardens and Designed Landscape

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Falkland Palace


Dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries, the attractive well-stocked gardens were re-designed by Percy Cane in 1947-52. The Royal Palace is category A listed.

Artistic interest

Outstanding. The design by Percy Cane gives Falkland Palace gardens outstanding value as a Work of Art.

Falkland Palace is designated by Historic Environment Scotland under the "Gardens and Designed Landscapes" category (reference GDL00176).

The designated area is bounded by Falkland High Street, New Road and Castle Shotts Road.

It is entirely within the Falkland Conservation Area, and includes a number of listed buildings:

The general area of the Palace is also a scheduled monument.

Additionally the boundary as shown on the HES map includes the following separate buildings:


  1. HES record for GDL00176. The full description gives much more detail.