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You can keep up to date here with all the latest news concerning SGLH. Reports on recent events, progress with our projects, planned meetings and lectures… you will find it all here.

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New Physic Garden at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

New Physic Garden at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

SGLH welcomes the plans for a new public garden which have been announced by the The Royal Collection Trust.  Inspired by the original physic garden that was situated in the Palace grounds, it will be situated behind the Abbey Strand.  Follow the link above to read...

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Glorious Gardens visits Ayrshire

Glorious Gardens visits Ayrshire

Horticultural heritage was under discussion in Ayr recently.  SGLH met up with the Ayr and Arran Plant Heritage group in Ayr to hear about SGLH's project, Glorious Gardens, currently operating in the Clyde and Avon Valley and the Falkirk Council Area.  Project...

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SGLH AGM 7th May 2016

SGLH AGM 7th May 2016

The AGM of Scotland's Garden and Landscape Heritage took place on 7 May at the Glasite Meeting House, 34 Barony Street, Edinburgh.Click on button below to download the Minutes of the AGM 2016 (PDF).

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Dean Valley Regeneration company established

Dean Valley Regeneration company established

Dean Valley Regeneration Limited was established as a charitable company [SC046270] on 19 January 2016. At the instigation of a stakeholder's steering group set up on 7 January 2013, The Dean Valley Designed Landscape Conservation Statement was commissioned by...

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Dumfries House Bridge

Dumfries House Bridge

Craig ThomasPlanning & Economic DevelopmentEast Ayrshire CouncilJohnnie Walker Bond15 Strand StreetKilmarnockKA1 1HU 22 December 2015 Ref: 15/0882/PP Dear Mr Thomas, DUMFRIES HOUSEErection of New Steel Footbridge Thank you for consulting The Garden History Society...

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Royal High School decision

Royal High School decision

The City of Edinburgh Council has refused a planning application to refurbish, alter and extend the principal buildings and the pavilions of the former Royal High School at Regent Road Edinburgh. The reasons given for refusal are:­ The proposal is contrary to...

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Capturing the Past, led by CAVLP Heritage

Capturing the Past, led by CAVLP Heritage

Press Release Share Your Stories and Bring Back Memories Try your hand at archaeology or bring an object related to local history to RSPB Baron’s Haugh and Dalzell Estate on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 November for the launch of a new local archaeological project,...

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Fishing hut north-west of Dryburgh Mains Farmhouse

Fishing hut north-west of Dryburgh Mains Farmhouse

Ref: 15/01272/FUL Erection of fishing hut and garage with associated works Thank you for consulting Scotland’s Garden and Landscape Heritage about the above proposals which are likely to have an impact on the Dryburgh Abbey designed landscape. Dryburgh Abbey is...

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Crichton Conservation Area Character Appraisal

Crichton Conservation Area Character Appraisal

Scotland’s Garden and Landscape Heritage (SGLH) is grateful to have been included in the consultation about the draft of the above document. Having studied the document we would now like to offer the following comments. We welcome the recognition of the Crichton Royal...

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Glorious Gardens update

Glorious Gardens update

Summary of activity for the period 1/7/2015 to 30/9/2015. The aim of the project, as stated in 'Voluntary Sector Funding 2014-2015, Strategic and Project Funding Outcomes' document is to engage volunteers in learning and skills-based activities not only rewarding in...

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Have a family day out at the Falls of Clyde

Have a family day out at the Falls of Clyde

Some of the UK’s best places to visit have had a boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Looking for a great family day out over half term or an autumnal weekend? How about visiting one of the many great places around the UK that has been saved, restored or reopened...

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