Open Garden Sat 20 & Sunday 21st July

Posted: 16/7/2013

After a break for one week the UGS Committee are pleased to offer the oppertunity for a garden visit on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21st July from 12 – 5pm

Mr and Mrs D. I. Page, Billy Old Rectory, 5 Cabragh Road, Castlecatt, Bushmills, Co.Antrim, BT57 8YH.

A mature garden of three acres on an historic site. To the front of the Georgian rectory is a large lawn with mature trees, an ancient well and a developing woodland garden with a small fernery. To the rear of the house is another large lawn with contrasting borders of roses, herbaceous plants and shrubs, as well as an attractive pond area. A wooden rustic fence separates the long herbaceous border from the kitchen garden, with greenhouse, herb, vegetable and fruit gardens. Beyond the lawn is a large old orchard with an ancient apple tree at its centre, as well as an experimental area with wildflowers and annuals.

Partially suitable for wheelchairs.

Location from Ballymena: Take A26 towards Ballymoney. On Ballymoney by-pass go straight on atKilraughts Roadroundabout then take 2nd right onto B66 signposted Dervock. Enter Dervock and turn left (B66) signposted Bushmills. Continue on this road, go through Derrykeighan. Approx. 2.3 miles after Derrykeighan at Castlecatt turn right signposted Billy 0.5 miles and then immediately fork left onto Haw Road. Continue to the Church, turn right onto Cabragh Road, garden is on the right.

Location from Coleraine:Take Ballycastle Road (B67). At T junction turn right and then next left,Benvarden Road. At Derrykeighan turn left, signposted Bushmills and on to Castlecatt, from there as above.

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