BELHAVEN HOUSE: has four acres of formal Georgian gardens, a walled vegetable and fruit garden, and a woodland with trees dating from the early 20th century. The garden has been associated with a succession of people interested in plants since the 19th century - being owned for a while by Sir George Taylor, a former director of Kew gardens. There are borders, garden terraces and troughs. Entry to the the garden is through the school playing field. BELHAVEN HILL SCHOOL: Originally called Winterfield House, the school has retained a formal garden accessed through an ornate gate and archway and laid to lawn with box-edged borders, some containing wild flowers. A gate from the playing field leads to the Belhaven House garden. Directions: Approaching Dunbar from the A1 on the A1087 Belhaven House is opposite Brewery Lane on the junction with Duke Street, the school entrance is a further 300 yards past a high stone wall.
2:00pm-5:00pm. £5.00, children under 12 free for admission to both gardens. Proceeds to East Lothian Special Needs Play Schemes & SG Beneficiaries
Belhaven Road, Dunbar, Lothian EH42 1NN
Sunday 28 May 2017
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