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16 May 2018Tour to Duddingston Garden
21 May 2018Tour of the Castles of Morayshire: 21 -25 May 2018
20 June 2018Visit to Marchmont House

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Tour to Duddingston Garden
Wednesday 16 May 2018

In 1963 Drs Andrew & Nancy Neil began to create a garden on what effectively was the Kirk rubbish dump.

With their enthusiasm, horticultural skill and prodigious labour they transformed it into a series of colourful terraces.  In May all the azaleas and narcissi should be out. Thomson’s Tower was built in 1825 as a curling house to a design by William Playfair. The Tower has recently been restored with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Historic Scotland, and the National Trust for Scotland. 

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