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Gilmerton House

Athelstaneford,, North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 5LQ
T: 01620 880207

Gilmerton House operates as an exclusive venue for weddings and corporate events. The walled garden is set some distance from the house and is presently being established as a separate Community Interest Company. The garden will operate as a facility for work experience for those temporally unable to work due to mental ill health. In the process of work experience, volunteers will restore the garden and develop a range of kitchen produce to be used at Gilmerton House.

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Gordon Castle

Fochabers, Morayshire, Moray, IV32 7PQ
T: 01343 820244.|

The late 18th century 8 acre walled garden housed a commercial fruit farm in the latter half of the 20th century but more recently has fallen into disrepair. The Estate is now at the beginning of a major rejuvenation project for the garden with the aim that it will open to the public during 2013

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Guernsey Botanical Trust’s Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden

Saumarez Park, Castel, Guernsey, GY5 7UJ
T: 01481 246765|

The walled garden is under restoration, and hopes to open formally in 2013. One greenhouse up and two to go. Best to visit on Sat am and Weds pm. The emphasis is on the cultivation of fruit, vegetables and flowers from the period 1875-1900, especially those grown in the islands of Guernsey and Jersey as well as nearby Normandy. Walk in all year round except Sundays.

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Gwaenynog Hall

nr Denbigh, Denbighshire/Sir Ddinbych, LL16 5NU
T: 01745 812066|

Privately owned garden open during the summer. The park and garden used to belong to Beatrix Potter’s uncle and the walled garden there is thought to be the inspiration for the kitchen garden in The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies. Charming garden recreated as closely as possible to its original layout, mostly flowers with some vegetables and espaliered fruit trees.

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