Virtual Garden Visit: Kinclaven Bluebell Wood

Kinclaven Bluebell Wood Formerly part of the policies of Ballathie House, Kinclaven Bluebell Wood was purchased by the Woodland Trust in 2017.  Planted on Court Hill, to the north of the village of Stanley in Perthshire, this comprises 125 acres of ancient oakwood,...

Virtual Garden Visit: Branklyn

Virtual Garden Visit: Branklyn Branklyn in Bridgend, at the foot of Kinnoull Hill on the outskirts of Perth, is a garden best visited in springtime.  Created from an old orchard in the 1940s and 1950s by John and Dorothy Renton, it is packed with Himalayan and alpine...

Virtual Garden Visit: Gibberd Garden, Harlow

Virtual Garden Visit: Gibberd Garden, Harlow From a visit by SGLH member Marion Shawcross Frederick Gibberd, the eminent mid C20 architect, was well aware of the relationships between buildings, landscapes and people. So, when in 1949, he was appointed to plan the New...

Virtual Garden Visit: Biddulph Grange

Virtual Garden Visit: Biddulph Grange A visit by Matthew Benians in 2014 The gardens at Biddulph Grange, Staffordshire are under the ownership of the National Trust.  They were laid out by James Bateman and represent the eclectic tastes of the owner and include a...

East Dunbartonshire Proposed Local Development Plan 2

SGLH recently issued a response to the public consultation in relation to the proposed East Dunbartonshire Local Development Plan 2. In our response we welcomed the proposed addition of Milngavie Reservoirs to the inventory of locally significant designed landscapes. ...