A Day Out in the Tweed Valley

Kailzie Gardens

We are closed until 29th May.

At present we are undertaking the first part of a major refurbishment program and it is noisy and busy!!

It is an exciting time here at Kailzie and we hope over the coming years you will find this becomes an even more special place!

For those wishing to use the Fishery or putting – these remain open.

Kailzie Gardens sits at the heart of the Tweed Valley just a mile east of Peebles, occupying a beautiful position on the River Tweed. At its heart lies the stunning walled garden with plantings of many unusual shrubs, laburnum arches, an enchanting rose garden and spectacular herbaceous borders. It also boasts one of the best examples of a Mackenzie & Moncur glasshouses still in existence filled with fuchsias, pelargoniums and exotics; the garden also features our prize winning show vegetables. The walled garden is surrounded by one of the finest plantings of specimen trees in Scotland (including the oldest larch) providing 15 acres of captivating woodland and burnside walks and spectacular vistas.

In their seasons, including the display of Snowdrops, Daffodils and sheets of Bluebells, the Gardens provide a rich variety of colour and charm for both the keen gardener, and for the visitor simply wanting to enjoy a beautiful garden in peaceful surroundings.

Apart from the gardens, principal attractions for a day out include live viewing of the Tweed Valley Ospreys (Easter to end of August), Kailzie Courtyard Cafe, (Closed Mondays, Open Tues – Sun 10 am – 4 pm). shop, plant sales, children’s corner, putting green and a picnic area. Contact the gardens directly for more information Kailzie Garden Office 01721 720682.

Admission Charges: 1st Nov – 31st March, Adult – £3.50, Child (5-12) £1.00, Under 5 – Free

1st April – 31st October, Adult £5.50, Concession £5.00,Child(5-12) £1.00, Under 5 – Free

From November to the end of March enjoy walks in the grounds with stunning displays of snowdrops during February and March .

For bait- and fly-fishing pond information including corporate and club visits, call 01721 729020 or visit http://www.kailziefishery.co.uk/

We also have a private 2 mile stretch on the River Tweed for fly fishing (for enquiries or booking call 01721 720009).

In the summer months many people choose Kailzie garden Courtyard cafe as a venue for their wedding.

Tweed Valley Pétanque Club is situated within Kailzie Gardens for more information on how to get involved please visit https://www.tweedvalleypetanque.org/

 

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