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Galloway House Gardens Garlieston

Description of Galloway House Gardens Garlieston

Galloway House Gardens are open to the public between March and October. Thes season starts with a carpet of snowdrops and gradually the rhododendron and azalea collection bursts into life providing good colour between April and June. THe arboretum offers a lovely shady walk down to the shore of Rigg Bay. Additional woodland paths can be accessed joining up with the shore path leading from the village of Garlieston linking Garlieston Bay with Rigg Bay and around the back of the beach to the Cruggleton Castle ruin.

Who does Galloway House Gardens Garlieston appeals to?

All visitors are welcome. There is a £2 car park fee for visitors to the Galloway House Garden and Rigg Bay. Avoid after very wet weather, but during the drier periods the gravel paths are suitable for wheelchair users.

Why Visit Galloway House Gardens Garlieston?

Galloway House Gardens are a part of the Galloway House Estate that surrounds Galloway House, former seat of the Earls of Galloway. Species rhododendron and azaleas as well as unusual shrubs and trees form an informal garden with mowed and gravelled paths leading down to a pretty bay and sandy beach. Numerous benches are dotted around the gardens to allow visitors to sit and enjoy the scent and the birdsong and to take a rest before setting off again.

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