Garden Opening 27/28 May 2017

Posted: 21/5/2017

The second opening of this season will be the Garden of Lorna and John Reid, 3 Cedar Lane, Station Road, Craigavad, Holywood BT18 0BW

This true plantsman's garden is situated within the original estate of the historic Lorne House, built in 1875 by Henry Campbell, a wealthy linen merchant. This beautiful garden comprises formal planted beds containing a wide variety of perennials and shrubs, including rhododendrons and azaleas. A sweeping path leads to a wooden area containing a wide range of mature specimen trees planted in the Victorian era. Under the tree canopy grows a variety of wild flowers including slipper orchids, anemone, and bluebells. One of the features of the garden is the walk along the Glen River with a number of charming waterfalls.

Location: From Belfast take the A2 towards Bangor. Go past the Culloden Hotel and the Folk and Transport Museum. At the next set of traffic lights turn left down Station Road (Craigavad). Cedar Lane is the third lane on the left. Plant Stall

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