Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Horatio’s Garden

Horatio's Garden Glasgow, designed by acclaimed garden designer and RHS judge, James Alexander-Sinclair, will be open to the public on Sunday 3rd July as part of Scotland’s Garden Scheme!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Horatio’s Garden

About Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Horatio’s Garden

Opened in 2016, the award-winning Horatio's Garden at the Scottish National Spinal Injuries Unit was designed by acclaimed garden designer and RHS judge, James Alexander-Sinclair. This fully accessible garden creates a peaceful sanctuary using planting, with a wealth of variety, colour and seasonality in every corner.

Visit to see how this high-profile national charity has created a beautiful, cleverly designed, contemporary and accessible garden in the heart of a Greater Glasgow and Clyde NHS hospital, for the benefit of patients, relatives and staff.

Directions: From the east or west of the city: On the M8 motorway to Junction 25, follow signs for the Clyde Tunnel (A739) for three-quarters of a mile, then follow signs for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Turn left into Govan Road and the hospital is on the left. From north of the River Clyde: go through the Clyde Tunnel (A739) and follow signs for the hospital. Please look at our website for the hospital estate map for directions to the garden and available parking.

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