Scotland's Gardens

Portmore

 

Portmore

Description

Lovingly created by current owners over the past 20 years the gardens surrounding the David Bryce mansion house contain mature trees and offer fine views of the surrounding countryside. Large walled garden with box-edged herbaceous borders planted in stunning colour harmonies, potager, rose garden, pleached lime walk and ornamental fruit cages. The Victorian glasshouses contain fruit trees, roses, geraniums, pelargoniums and a wide variety of tender plants. Italianate grotto. Water garden with shrubs and meconopsis and woodland walks lined with rhododendrons, azaleas and shrub roses. Starred in "Good Gardens Guide" and featured in Kenneth Cox's book "Scotland for Gardeners" and Beechgrove Gardens.

Directions

Off A703 one mile north of Eddleston. Bus 62.

Garden Openings

5 July - 30 August 1:00pm - 5:00pm (Wednesdays only)
By arrangement 1 June - 31 August

Admissions

£6.00

Beneficiaries

Soldiers Off The Street receives 40%, the net remaining to SG Beneficiaries

Features & Catering

  • Disabled Access
  • Cream teas available.
  • Dogs Allowed
  • Plant stall

Other Details

Self service refreshments on Wednesday openings. Homemade cream teas for groups over 15 people by prior arrangement.

Contact

Mr and Mrs David Reid
Eddleston
EH45 8QU

Call 07825 294388

Website

Location

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