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Torcroft

Balnain, Glenurquhart IV63 6TJ
Barbara Craig
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This garden is about three-quarters of an acre on a hillside overlooking Loch Meiklie in Glen Urquhart. It is a wild garden, with its own character and style. There are weeds and cardamine for the orange tip butterflies, but most of all there are plants in profusion from acer, anemone and astrantia to veronicastrum, verbascum, weigela and water lilies. A natural stream comes into the garden and meanders into various small ponds. In the spring there are masses of bog primula of all types and colours. There is a fern bed, a rockery, herbs, wooded area. New in 2018 was a stumpery, beds and another pond.

Directions: From Inverness turn right at Drumnadrochit and go towards Cannich. After four miles, sign Balnain, there is a very sharp right-hand bend with a high retaining wall on the right. At the end of the wall take the turning to right signposted Torcroft Lodges.

Openings:
1 July - 31 August (Mondays only), 2pm - 5pm (2020)
Admission £3.00, children free.
· Send a Cow 30% & Munlochy Animal Aid 30%.
By arrangement 1 March - 31 October (2020)
Admission £3.00, children free.
· Send a Cow 30% & Munlochy Animal Aid 30%.
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