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Blackhills Garden Open Day
May 14 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm£5
An oasis of tranquility.
HISTORY OF THE GARDEN
Blackhills Garden is around 70 acres and, for those interested in geography, is situated between two interconnected glacially-eroded steep valleys. The first valley is a kettle hole and the other valley is known locally as “The Warren” because of its labyrinth of paths akin to a rabbit warren. Two ponds, one a former curling pond known as ‘the old pond’ and a ‘new pond’, make use of the abundant supply of spring water.
The physical geography provides a perfect, sheltered micro-climate for some 360 species of rhododendron, creating a dramatic backdrop for this unique, Himalayan-inspired garden.
Please note that the garden is closed to the public, and anyone wishing to arrange a visit must contact us in advance, or they will be turned away. The gardens are private, and to maintain the privacy of those staying in our holiday cottages and of family members, we must manage access. Please remember that Blackhills Estate is a private home and working farm and that there is no public parking or facilities. We thank you for your understanding.