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Stobo Japanese Water Garden

Stobo Farm, Stobo EH45 8NX
Current Openings:
Sunday 4 June, 2pm - 5pm (2023)
Admission £5.00, children free.
Nominated charity: Stobo and Drumelzier Church of Scotland 30% & Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance 30%.
Description: This is a mature, secluded woodland garden created in the early 1900s. Its most prominent feature is the constant presence of water that adds to the tranquillity of the garden, beginning with the drama of a waterfall at its head through a cascade of ponds, punctuated along the way by stepping stones and bridges. The garden was brought to life when Japanese style was the height of fashion – hence its cherry trees, maples, and iconic Japanese lanterns, ‘tea house’ and humpback bridge. The azaleas and rhododendrons provide a spectacular display in the spring. Limited disabled access due to gravel paths and steps. Visitors are advised to wear appropriate footwear.

Directions: Off the B712. (Peebles/Broughton road) via Stobo Castle entrance. Bus 91.

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