Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Meadowhead

Enjoy exploring the eleven-and-a-half-acre garden of Meadowhead in the village of Dolphinton when the owners open the doors for Scotland's Gardens Scheme 2021!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Meadowhead

About Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Meadowhead

Water is a major feature of this eleven-and-a-half-acre garden with a lochan, river and many wildlife ponds. Wilderness areas provide valuable biodiversity with a wide variety of habitats for flora and fauna, including a family of swans. Many varieties of primula provide a mass of colour in the extensive bog garden and the rhododendrons and azaleas will still be in bloom. Steps from the walled garden with its Italianate ponds, waterfall, rill, fountain and sitooteries, lead up to a pleasant terrace with a small parterre. For the more energetic there are delightful woodland walks.

Directions: The garden can be found just off the A702 in the village of Dolphinton.

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