There is many a tale to be told at Fingask. Alice in Wonderland topiary staggers across the lawn, bumping into stone globes and statues from three centuries. Historical and literary figures, steel shapes, black torsos, and belvederes are scattered among pleasure gardens first laid out in the 18th century. Three jolly drinkers: Burns, Tam O’Shanter and Souter Johnnie dominate the short yew walk above the castle. Both Bonnie Prince Charlie and his father are said to have approached the castle from the longer yew parade aptly named the King’s Walk.
Join Scotland’s Gardens Scheme and The Scottish International Storytelling Festival in “Growing Stories”. A fun packed way to explore some of Scotland’s gardens. See gardens with new eyes once you hear stories, from local Storytellers, about their creation, history and interaction with the environment.
Half way between Perth and Dundee. From the A90 follow signs to Rait until small crossroad, turn right and follow signs to Fingask.
Thursday 11 October, 2pm - 5pm (2018)
Admission £5.00, children free.
· Fingask Follies 60%.
STORYWALKS around the gardens with Lizzie McDougall starting by the Dragon Steps at The Pavilion at 2:30 and 4 pm Plus stories and art in the Studio between times.