Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Walled Garden, Shieldhill

Explore the redesigned and planted 200-year-old walled garden at Quothquan as part of this year's Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Walled Garden, Shieldhill

About Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Walled Garden, Shieldhill

This 200-year-old walled garden was completely redesigned and planted in 2014/15 with contemporary features within a classic design. The garden incorporates a modern rill and banks of colour with perennial flowers in a variety of borders. The resident bees enjoy the large area of traditional meadow flowers as well as the rose garden planted with lavenders, salvias and stocks. Outside the wall you will find mature woodland including a giant sequoia and a wildlife pond. If you are interested in fruit and vegetables, take a look at the raised beds and the peach tree and vine in the greenhouse. There are many secluded spots around the garden to sit and enjoy a cup of tea and a home-made cake.

Directions: Turn off the B7016 between Biggar and Carnwath towards Quothquan. After about a mile, look for signs and turn right at the lodge.

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