2017 Key Dates

For 2017, we're delighted to announce that we have chosen the theme of 'birds, bees and trees' as a focus for groups taking part. Click here for some great ideas of how to get involved throughout the year.


23 January – 30 April: On-line registration open for Beautiful Scotland


10 - 16 April: National Gardening Week


May (dates TBC): Three regional workshops for Beautiful Scotland groups - will include tour, portfolio and presentation guidance (locations TBC)


3 July: Deadline for Beautiful Scotland portfolio submission; deadline for Discretionary Award submissions and five supporting images per submission


28 July: Deadline for photo submission (for use at Award Ceremony, website and Results Brochure)


31 July – 13 August: Beautiful Scotland judging takes place


16 August: Judges debriefing day


14 September: Beautiful Scotland Awards Ceremony, Glen Pavilion, Dunfermline (TBC)


October 27: RHS Britain in Bloom Awards, Llandudno, North Wales


23 - 29 October: RHS Wild about Gardens Week


25 October: Beautiful Scotland and It's Your Neighbourhood Annual Seminar and presentation of It's Your Neighbourhood certificates, Albert Halls, Stirling


North Berwick in Bloom - 2016 Rosebowl winners