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Glenwhan Gardens, Arboretum and Tea Room

Stranraer
 
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01581 400222

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Glenwhan Gardens, Arboretum and Tea Room
Glenwhan Gardens
Dunragit
Stranraer
DG9 8PH


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Glenwhan Gardens has been described as one of the most beautiful newly made gardens in Scotland. with unique & stunning sea views across to the Isle of Man, Luce Bay, and the Mull of Galloway.

The Gardens are a labour of love, hewn from rough moorland 35 years ago. With the warming influence of the Gulf Stream, Glenwhan grows many tender plants from around the Southern Hemisphere, together with large collections of rare trees and shrubs. A numbered tree trail for the dendrologist has been collated, along with a 17 acre moorland walk with 120 species of wildflowers, grasses, and ferns. Two small lakes (Lochans) are the focal point of these family-run gardens, with seats and  meandering paths running along enchanting walks with interesting scupltures, which the visitor will discover.

The Tearoom prides itself on its delicious home baking and warming  homemade soups. Home-grown vegetables and use of fresh locally-sourced produce are used wherever possible. We have a small but well stocked plant nursery situated by the tearoom, incorporating many of the plants which may be seen growing in the gardens. We aim to produce our own plants and we are happy to propagate any plants for our customers.

 

Glenwhan Gardens are open all year round so that our visitors can experience the full range of the seasons and changes in our flora and fauna.  During the Spring and Summer months, when our tearoom is open, please obtain your tickets from the tearoom. During the Autumn and Winter months we operate an Honesty Box at the entrance.

Garden Opening Daily for 2018 Season

10:00am-5:00pm

Good Friday 31st March to  30th September.  (Tearoom closes on 1st October)

From 1st October- 31 March, Admission by Honesty Box at Entrance

 

Adults £6.00, Concessions & Groups & Students  £4.50  Season ticket £18.00

Family Ticket £13.00 (up to three children)

Dogs on leads are welcome

Contact Details

Telephone: (+44) 01581 400222

(+44) 07787990702
Email: tess@glenwhan.co.uk
Address: Glenwhan Gardens, Dunragit, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, DG9 8PH

The gardens participate in Gardens of Galloway, Scotland`s Garden Route
Open: Mid March  – 31 October, daily 10am- 5pm.

Shepherd’s Hut

Our Bespoke Shepherd’s Hut in the garden overlooks the loch, to the Mull of Galloway with splendid sea views, & may be hired for Couples and Singles and comprises: 5ft double bed, with well equipped kitchen area with two hobs, microwave and Belfast sink, with small wood burning fire, full size shower, WC & Basin. A separate sitting out area adjoins the Hut with seating and BBQ. Single dogs are allowed but please not on the bed.

To Book please go to AirBnB under Glenwhan Gardens or use this link https://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/16567766, where you will find full details.

  

 

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