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  • Kirklands

    Kirklands, built in 1832 on the site of much older house has been our home for over 40 years. Over the years we have created an ever expanding garden with a woodland garden, herbaceous borders, bog garden, a terraced wall garden on a slope with raised vegetable and flower beds, 18 espalier fruit trees and a display of red and yellow tulips. In the woodland garden there is a carpet of snowdrops followed by bluebells, meconopsis, trilliums, fritillaries, erythroniums, candelabra primulas, rhododendrons and wonderful shrubs and trees all picked for their form and colour. In the bog garden by the side of Saline burn we have giant Gunnera manicata. Over the bridge there is 20 acres of naturally regenerating woodland and a pathway to the village. The herbaceous borders are full of colour from early spring to late autumn and the rockery is amass of dwarf bulbs and dwarf rhododendrons.

    How to find us

    From junction 4 M90 follow B914 to Saline village.
    From A977 take B913 to village.
    Parking in the centre of the village then a short walk of 300 meters to the garden. A limited number of parking spaces available at Kirklands.
    Nearest train station is Dunfermline or Inverkeithing
    Bus number 6 service from Dunfermline

    Location

    Highlights

    Guided tours

    Groups of up to 50 with or without catering. Conducted tours around the garden by us in groups of 10 to 15. Groups tours to be arranged prior to arrival. Catering (cakes, cream teas, soups, sandwiches etc.) can be arranged. Full meals for smaller groups can also be arranged.Groups including educational groups (where food comes from how it's grown etc), horticultural groups and foreign tour groups. Also gardening courses half or full day with catering for small groups.

    Group visits

    Groups including educational groups (where food comes from how it's grown etc), horticultural groups and foreign tour groups. Also gardening courses half or full day with catering for small groups.

    Promotional Themes

    • Herbaceous Borders & Plantings
    • Meconopsis and Woodland Gardens
    • Water Gardens
    • Tree Collection|Trees Collection
    • Edible Gardens and Vegetables in Season
    • Autumn Colour
    • Wild Berries
    • Winter Gardens / Winter Structure
    • Daffodil Displays
    • Bluebell Displays
    • Plant Sales

    Opening Times

    also:

    By arrangement. Groups by arrangement

    Dates closed

    Closed from 1st October to 31st March, but willing to arrange conducted tours outwith these dates.

    Admission prices

    Adult: £5.00 Child: Free with an adult

    Facilities

    Picnic area Car park Accessible parking Toilets Accessible toilets Wheelchair access Pushchair friendly Dog friendly Assistance Dogs

    Address

    Kirklands House

    Saline
    KY12 9TS

    Phone

    01383 852737 or 07787115477
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