Bolfracks Gardens, one of Perthshire's top
Bolfracks Garden has been awarded the 4 Star
Garden Grading Award by Visit Scotland. There has been an
ornamental garden here since the mid 18th century. Most of what can
be seen today originates
from 1970's and is the work of the late Mr J Douglas
Hutchison. In 1928, Ian Lawrie of Dundee planned and constructed
the Stream Garden along the course of the Bolfracks Burn. To
read a brief history of
Bolfracks Garden is renowned for their impressive
collections of rare and unusual plants, including a superb
collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, acers, old fashioned roses
and an array of herbaceous perennials.
In recent years, the garden at Bolfracks has undergone major
renovations, two huge old beds have been removed and replaced
with 4 smaller manageable beds with new planting.
Through out the rest of the garden
there have been special plants added to fill gaps and increase
interest for the visitor.
Open from 1st of April through to 31st
October each year. Visitors are welcome to bring a
picnic to enjoy at one of the many tranquil spots in the garden. View a map of
Bolfracks Gardens. Bolfracks Garden is a member of
Scotland's Gardens Scheme.