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Gardens in or near Peebles

The ancient town of Peebles has a history dating back thousands of years, depicted by the hill forts and Roman road remains nearby. A church has been present in the town since 600AD and has been rebuilt at different sites through the ages. A bustling, attractive town with a selection of shops and modern facilities. Gardens in or near Peebles Kailzie Gardens and Dawyck Botanic Garden are listed below.
2 Results In Or Near Peebles
2.2 miles from centre of Peebles
Dating back to the 1300s, the house at Kailzie has passed through many an aristocratic hand but it wasn't until 1962 when present owner Lady Buchan-Hepburn got to grips with the wilderness that surrounds it that the present garden you see today emerged. The garden stands at 700 feet above sea level on the south bank of the River Tweed where winters are harsh and the subsequent clever planting is mostly hardy. The Walled Garden, built in 1811, now has hardy shrub beds and old fashioned roses f...
6.5 miles from centre of Peebles
Explore the beauty of Dawyck Botanic Garden Dawyck Botanic Garden benefits from the cooler continental environment in the heart of the Scottish Borders, and from over 300 years of tree planting, truly one of the world´s finest arboreta. Gaze at exotic conifers dating back to 1680, the unique Dawyck beech, and some of the tallest trees in Britain. Find fungi, mosses and lichens in the world´s first-ever Cryptogamic Reserve for non-flowering plants. They also have an Award-winning Visi...
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