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Backhouse at Rossie Estate

by Collessie KY15 7UZ
Andrew and Caroline Thomson
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.

Sunday 28 June, 2pm - 5pm (2020)
Admission £5.00, children free.
· Backhouse Rossie Heritage and Education Centre Ltd 60%.

Other details: The Backhouse Cafe will be serving SGS teas only during the opening.

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