Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Barnweil Garden

Barnweil Garden near Kilmarnock has been in development for 50 years, come and explore the grounds as part of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme 2021!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Barnweil Garden

About Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Barnweil Garden

The garden, now approaching 50 years in its development, surrounds an 18th century farmhouse with a large lawn on the south side, flanked by herbaceous borders with a soft colour palette of blue, pink, purple and white. The whole is surrounded by woodland walks featuring Oscar's ditch and lined with foliage plants including rodgersias, regal and ostrich ferns, red and white candelabra primulas, black iris and the rarely seen Pettiphyllum pettatum and Smilacena. Elsewhere in the woodland there is a fine gunnera stand and the Golden Glade with golden acer, philadelphus and other golden leaved shrubs and underplantings.

On the north side of the house are rectangular borders flanking the view from the big arched window to Ben Lomond 60 miles away. On each side of these borders are long rose borders, backed by beech hedges. The roses, mostly David Austin, should be well into their first flush.

Directions: Two miles from Craigie. Right off the B730, two miles south of the A77 heading to Tarbolton.

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