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We are pleased to announce that some of our gardens will re-open from 15 July. We are currently updating our opening information. Please check back from 10 July, and also be sure to check our website before setting out to any of our openings to be sure to have the latest information and relevant government advice. If you are not wishing to attend openings just now, you can still visit many of our gardens through our Virtual Garden Visits.


Burnside, Sandness, SHETLAND ZE2 9PL
Mrs Gundel Grolimund
T:01595 870246
A small but perfectly formed garden and a prime example of what can be achieved in a very exposed situation. Blue painted wooden pallets provide internal wind breaks and form a background for shrubs, climbers and herbaceous plants, while willows provide a perfect wildlife habitat. There are treasured plants such as Chionochloa rubra, pieris, Chinese tree peonies, a selection of old-fashioned shrub roses, lilies, hellebores and grasses from New Zealand. There is also a lovely selection of interesting art and textiles in the house.

Directions: Head north on the A970 from Lerwick then west on the A971 at Tingwall. At Sandness, follow the road to Norby, turn right at the Methodist Church, Burnside is at the end of the road. Bus 10 Sandness - Walls. 

1 January - 31 December, dawn - dusk (2020)
Admission £3.00, children free.
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