Scotland's Gardens

Portrack House

 

Portrack House

Description

Original 18th century manor house with Victorian addition; octagonal folly library. Twisted undulating landforms and terraces designed by Charles Jencks as "The Garden of Cosmic Speculation"; lakes designed by Maggie Keswick; rhododendrons, large new greenhouse in a geometric kitchen garden of the Six Senses; Glengower Hill plantation and view; woodland walks with Nonsense Building (architect: James Stirling); Universe cascade and rail garden of the Scottish Worthies; interesting sculpture including that of DNA and newly completed Comet Bridge.

Directions

Holywood one and a half miles off A76, five miles north of Dumfries.

Garden Openings

Sunday 3 May 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Admissions

£6.00

Beneficiaries

Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres receives 40%, the net remaining to SG Beneficiaries

Features & Catering

  • Disabled Access
  • Teas available.

Other Details

There are no pre-sale tickets available.

Contact

Charles Jencks
Holywood
DG2 0RW

Website

Location

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