Scotland's Gardens

Stobo Gardens

 

Stobo Japanese Water Garden

Description

Secluded woodland garden. While water is probably the main feature of the garden now, the layout echoes facets of a more conventional Japanese garden - stepping stones, humpback bridges, the 40 feet waterfall, azaleas and rhododendrons, acers and other specialist trees and shrubs, many of far eastern origins. Several Japanese lanterns and a tea house still remain from when the garden was created  in the early years of the last century. Recently featured in the October issue of The English Garden Magazine.

Directions

Off the B712. Follow signs for Stobo Castle then yellow signs on the drive.

Garden Openings

Wednesday 31 May 3:00pm - 7:30pm including a Marie Curie "Blooming Great Tea Party
Thursday 1 June 3:00pm - 7:30pm including teas and pimms

Admissions

£5.00, accompanied children free

Beneficiaries

Marie Curie receives 40% May opening, Manor Kirk receives 40% June opening, the net remaining to SG Beneficiaries

Features & Catering

  • Disabled Access
  • Teas available.
  • Dogs Allowed
  • Bed and Breakfast

Other Details

Self service tea/coffee available. Guided tours available for groups of 12 or more - also lunches /tea/coffee. B&B at Home Farm House. Some areas may be slippery or rough under foot so please wear appropriate footwear (and use alternative paths). There is ongoing work on trees and shrubs.

Contact

Hugh and Georgina Seymour
Home Farm, Stobo
EH45 8NX

Call 01721 760245

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Location

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