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Brechin Castle, Walled Garden 3758

Short Description

The sloping walled garden at Brechin Castle has a unique undulating outline and was largely constructed in 1777. There are two additional semicircular areas, one of which was built after 1868. The other contains early-19th-century glasshouses. There is an upper terrace walk with an early-20th-century yew hedge along its length. The extensive planting consists mostly of ornamental conifers and shrubs, both in lawns and in shrub beds.

  • Ornamental Pond
  • Description: A lily pond at the end of a gravel walk.
  • Greenhouse
  • Description: The 'Gardener's House', a glasshouse between the two semicircular areas, which houses Rhododendron dalhousie.
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Open occasionally under Scotland's Gardens Scheme. For details see:


  • 18th Century
  • Late 18th Century