Glenwhan has been cultivated over two decades from bog, rushes and gorse to win accolades as one of the best new gardens of recent times. Spring is the time for the Rhododendrons & azaleas and all the acid loving plants and is wonderfully colourful.
Glenwhan Gardens has been described as one of the most beautiful newly made gardens in Scotland. with unique & Stunning Sea Views across to the Isle of Man, Luce Bay, and the Mull of Galloway. The Gardens are a labour of love, hewn from rough moorland 35 years ago.
With the warming influence of the Gulf Stream, Glenwhan grows many tender plants from around the Southern Hemisphere, together with large collections of rare trees and shrubs. A numbered Tree Trail for the Dendrologist has been collated, along with a 17 acre Moorland Walk with 120 species of wildflowers, grasses, and ferns. Two small lakes (Lochans) are the focal point of these family-run gardens, with Seats and meandering paths running along enchanting walks with interesting scupltures,which the Visitor will discover.
The Tearoom prides itself on its delicious home baking and warming homemade soups. Home-grown vegetables and use of fresh locally-sourced produce are used wherever possible. Parties are catered for with some notice in advance..