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Willowhill

Forgan, Newport-on-Tay DD6 8RA
Eric Wright and Sally Lorimore
T:01382 542890 e.g.wright@dundee.ac.uk
Current Openings:
By arrangement 27 April - 31 August (2024)
Admission £6.00, children free.
Nominated charity: Rio Community Centre: Newport-on-Tay 50%.
Monday 1 July, Saturday 6 July, Monday 8 July, Saturday 13 July, Monday 15 July, Saturday 20 July, Monday 22 July, Saturday 27 July & Monday 29 July, 1pm - 5pm (2024)
Admission £6.00, children free.
Nominated charity: Rio Community Centre: Newport-on-Tay 50%.
Saturday 3 August, Monday 5 August, Saturday 10 August, Monday 12 August, Saturday 17 August, Monday 19 August, Saturday 24 August, Monday 26 August & Saturday 31 August, 1pm - 5pm (2024)
Admission £6.00, children free.
Nominated charity: Rio Community Centre: Newport-on-Tay 50%.
Description: An evolving three-acre garden. The house is surrounded by a series of mixed borders designed with different vibrant colour combinations for effect in all seasons. Spectacular mix of roses, herbaceous perennials and annuals planted through the wide borders are a highlight in mid to late summer. A new ‘no dig’ 160-foot border in shades of white, blue, purple and pale yellow was created in 2019/2020. The most recent addition to the garden is another ‘no dig’ border in shades of peach, burgundy, yellow, chocolate and acid yellow. Come and see! April and May for late spring bulbs and flowers; June and July for roses and high summer colour; August for late summer colour.
The plant stall includes a lovely selection from the garden. Visitors are welcome to bring their own refreshments and picnic in the garden. A season ticket for all these dates, and by arrangement, is £20 plus p&p and admits the ticket holder plus guest. It comes with a limited edition of the Willowhill Garden Guide: 35 pages of beautiful photographs with descriptions of key garden features and plantings. A season ticket with booklet is a perfect gift for garden lovers for a birthday or at Christmas and do treat yourself too! Season tickets are available online at tinyurl.com/4srm6rux or by post (cheque for £23 payable to Scotland’s Garden Scheme) from S. Lorimore, Willowhill, Forgan, Newport-on-Tay, Fife DD6 8RA.

Directions: One-and-a-half miles south of Tay Road Bridge. Take the B995 to Newport off the Forgan roundabout. Willowhill is the first house on the left-hand side next to West Friarton Farm Strawberry Shed.

Other details: Teas available at cafes/bakeshops in Newport- on Tay. Feel free to buy tickets in advance or simply drop in on the day.

Past Openings:
Pop-up opening: Saturday/Sunday, 16/17 March, 1pm - 4pm. The garden is bursting into colour with euphorbia, primula, pulmonaria and naturalised early spring bulbs in flower. Over 150 hellebores can be seen at Willowhill Garden in a wide range of lovely colours from shades of black/slate through purples and whites to pale yellows and pinks. You are welcome to buy tickets in advance or just drop in on the days. (2024)
Admission £6.00, children free.
Nominated charity: Rio Community Centre: Newport-on-Tay 50%.
Saturday/Sunday/Monday, 27/28/29 April, 1pm - 5pm (2024)
Admission £6.00, children free.
Nominated charity: Rio Community Centre: Newport-on-Tay 50%.
Saturday 1 June, Monday 3 June, Saturday 8 June & Monday 10 June, 1pm - 5pm (2024)
Admission £6.00, children free.
Nominated charity: Rio Community Centre: Newport-on-Tay 50%.
The listing location on a map.
Past Openings:
Pop-up opening: Saturday/Sunday, 16/17 March, 1pm - 4pm. The garden is bursting into colour with euphorbia, primula, pulmonaria and naturalised early spring bulbs in flower. Over 150 hellebores can be seen at Willowhill Garden in a wide range of lovely colours from shades of black/slate through purples and whites to pale yellows and pinks. You are welcome to buy tickets in advance or just drop in on the days. (2024)
Admission £6.00, children free.
Nominated charity: Rio Community Centre: Newport-on-Tay 50%.
Saturday/Sunday/Monday, 27/28/29 April, 1pm - 5pm (2024)
Admission £6.00, children free.
Nominated charity: Rio Community Centre: Newport-on-Tay 50%.
Saturday 1 June, Monday 3 June, Saturday 8 June & Monday 10 June, 1pm - 5pm (2024)
Admission £6.00, children free.
Nominated charity: Rio Community Centre: Newport-on-Tay 50%.