Memorial garden, and bronze portrait, dedicated to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

  • Type of Memorial: Park
Inscription: 

Below the bronze portrait inside the pavilion in the garden:
QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER 1900-2002

THIS NATIONAL MEMORIAL
WAS CREATED THROUGH THE GENEROSITY OF MANY
BOTH IN SCOTLAND AND FURTHER AFIELD
TO HONOUR A MUCH LOVED
SCOTTISH LADY

Erected by: 
The Queen Mother's Memorial Fund and the Royal Botanic Garden
Designed by: 
Lachlan Stewart of Anta Architecture
Date: 
7th July 2006
Material: 
The inside of the stone pavilion is decorated with shells collected by Scottish schoolchildren and pine cones from the 4 National Botanic Gardens of Scotland
Location:
West side of Royal Botanic Garden
Inverleith Row
Edinburgh, EH3 5LR
Images: 
Queen Mother's Memorial Garden in Winter, Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh
Queen Mother's Memorial Garden in Winter, Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh
Queen Mother's Memorial Garden in Winter, Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh
Queen Mother's Memorial Garden in Winter, Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh
Queen Mother's Memorial Garden in Winter, Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh
Queen Mother's Memorial Garden in Winter, Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh
Additional information: 

The design of the Memorial Garden is based largely upon the motif of the historic Eassie Cross near Glamis Castle where the Queen Mother lived as a girl. The garden was opened by Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh and The Duke and Duchess of Rothesay