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Backhouse at Rossie Estate

by Collessie KY15 7UZ
Andrew and Caroline Thomson
info@backhouserossie.co.uk
Current Openings:
Description: 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.

Past Openings:
Saturday 26 June, 2pm - 5pm (2021)
Admission £5.00, children free.
· National Stalking Helpline: Suzy Lamplugh Trust 30% & Backhouse Rossie Heritage and Education Centre Ltd 30%.
The listing location on a map.
Past Openings:
Saturday 26 June, 2pm - 5pm (2021)
Admission £5.00, children free.
· National Stalking Helpline: Suzy Lamplugh Trust 30% & Backhouse Rossie Heritage and Education Centre Ltd 30%.