Bolfracks Ornamental Garden

Bolfracks Ornamental Garden


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Bolfracks Gardens, one of Perthshire's top gardens

A glimpse through the garden wall gateBolfracks GardenBolfracks House, Aberfeldy a garden view 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 Gardens.

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 manageableBolfracks Garden has great views across the River Tay beds with new planting. Herbacious borders at Bolfracks Garden, AberfeldyThrough 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.

 

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