Newtonairds Hostas & Garden

Parks & Gardens

Newtonairds Lodge, Newtonairds, Dumfries, Dumfries And Galloway, DG2 0JL

    The garden at Newtonairds is a beautiful setting for the National Collection of Hosta plantaginea hybrids and cultivars, all of which have fragrant flowers.

    The National Collection of fragrant flowered Hostas is integrated on a woodland bank in this one acre plantsman's garden. The exuberantly filled lower garden is punctuated with statues, topiary and a dramatic gravelled rose and clematis circle which surrounds heritage vegetable beds. A variety of home grown plants are for sale.

    The garden is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays between the last Tuesday in May and the last Wednesday in August from 10.00am to 6.00pm. Entry is £4 and children under 16 are free.

    How to find the garden:
    Turn off the A76 at Holywood and take the B729 (Dunscore) for 1 mile. Turn left (Newtonairds/Morrinton). The Lodge is on the right after 3 miles.
    Address and contact details:
    Newtonairds Lodge
    DG2 0JL
    T: 01387 820203  
    Opening Times
    2014 Opening Times
    23 May 2014 - 30 Aug 2014

    Friday 10.00 - 18.00
    Saturday 10.00 -18.00
    Bank holidays

    Anyone wishing to visit the Garden outwith these times may telephone for an appointment.

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden


    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Private Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Special Requirements

    • Groups Welcome Groups are very welcome by arragement and teas with home baking can be served (cream sponges made with our own duck eggs are our speciality). Please telephone for details.
    • Pets Welcome

    Road Directions

    From Dumfries take A76 north (Kilmarnock). At Holywood (3-4 miles) take B729 (Dunscore, Moniave). After 1 mile turn left , off the B729, (Newtonairds, Morrinton). After 3 miles the red sandstone lodge is on right behind black iron railings. Please park in the gateway or on RIGHT SIDE of the Private drive, leaving room for vehicles to pass.


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    • Parking provided for visitors

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