The Friends of Granton Castle Walled Garden is the organisation tasked with running the space on behalf of the council and community. We are a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SC048884) consisting of a board of ten trustees and a membership open to locals who are interested in helping us achieve our aims.

Full membership shall be open to individuals aged 16 or over living
within the City of Edinburgh who are interested in helping the Friends
achieve its aim and willing to abide by the rules of the Friends Group.

FGCWG Constitution §12.1

Please have a chat with us in the garden if you are interested in becoming a member.

Board of Trustees

We currently have a ten-member board, elected by our members or co-opted in-between general meetings.

At each AGM, the members may elect any member … to be a charity trustee.

FGCWG Constitution §58

The best way to get in touch with the Friends group is to pop into the garden during our opening hours or by emailing us at

Gillean Paterson
Our treasurer Isla standing in the garden.
Isla Browning
Marion Sandwith