Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Backhouse at Rossie Estate

As part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme you can visit Backhouse at Rossie Estate with the longest interrupted rose archway in Scotland and so much more!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Backhouse at Rossie Estate

About Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Backhouse at Rossie Estate

26th June 2021
2pm - 5pm
Cupar
£5, children free
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The longest interrupted rose archway in Scotland smothered by rambling roses over a DNA pathway form the heart of the walled garden. A formal pond, water feature, grass labyrinth, yew-backed herbaceous borders with wispy grasses and unusual perennials, parterre filled with roses, cut flowers, soft fruits and herbs. Old espalier fruit trees trained against the walls, new orchard and Victorian glasshouse complete the walled garden. Alpine scree and gravel plantings, walk to a covenanter's tomb, short Bear Walk for little children, nine hole family putting. Heritage and Education Centre Exhibition.

National Plant Collection: Narcissus (Backhouse cvs.)

Directions: On A91, between Auchtermuchty and Collesie, and one-and-a-quarter miles east of Auchtermuchty, at the Backhouse Rossie banner and the single sign to Charlottetown, 300 yards down single track road, turn right into Backhouse Rossie estate.

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