Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Braehead House

Owners of Braehead House, Karin and Walter Hecht, have nurtured and developed the garden for 40 years! Come and explore for yourself on 24th July as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Braehead House

About Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Braehead House

The original part of the house was built in 1775 with the main Georgian part completed in 1830. We have nurtured and developed the garden for 40 years, which has resulted in the well-stocked, largely woodland garden of today, shielded by a dense circle of trees. The large rockeries and woodland beds ranging in colours of white through to blues, lavenders and pinks to burgundies and gold, are rich in varieties of hostas, meconopses, peonies and various shrubs. They all grow under a canopy of walnut, copper beach and acers. By midsummer the garden is ablaze with agapanthus, pelargoniums and fuchsias of every shape, hue and form, with many more to see in the greenhouse.

Directions: Thorntonhall is signposted off the A727 between Busby, Carmunnock and East Kilbride orbital, the A726, and then follow directions from Satnav. Locally follow Peel Road then turn onto Braehead Road we are the second last house on Braehead Road.

Other details: Teas will be served and there will be a good selection of plants for sale.

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