Glorious Gardens in East Lothian (GGEL) an update

Glorious Gardens in East Lothian (GGEL) an update When we gathered with volunteers after the summer, we began with an overview of the sixteen or so reports already completed and were encouraged to see how well they were developing. We discussed and noted the pros and...

Bannockburn House – A guided tour of the grounds

A tour of the grounds led by Head Gardener Margaret Pollock Following informative tours of Bannockburn House, guided by passionate and informative volunteer guides, we started the garden tour led by Head Gardener Margaret Pollock in front of the historic Bannockburn...

Grant Award

Grant Award SGLH Trustees are delighted to announce that a recent application to The Mushroom Trust to fund the role of Conservation Adviser was successful.  The Mushroom Trust’s charitable purposes are the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science, the...

Conservation Activity

Conservation Activity As you may be aware, SGLH provides independent advice on Inventory and non-Inventory sites when requested by local planning authorities, Forestry and Land Scotland and occasionally the Scottish Government and individuals.   Alison Alligan has...

Glorious Gardens in East Lothian (GGEL) Update

Glorious Gardens in East Lothian (GGEL) Update The Glorious Gardens project in East Lothian (GGEL) is well into its second year. The Steering group overseeing the project has so far met five times. This Group is made up of representatives from East Lothian Council and...

Visit to Hospitalfield. A report of our study day by Fiona Gordon

Visit to Hospitalfield.  A report from Fiona Gordon. After an informative tour of the house, we headed to the adjoining walled garden, entering through a door in a high red brick wall, which completely surrounds the garden: the wall blends perfectly with the dark red...