The garden at Newtonairds is a beautiful setting for the National Collection (plant Heritage) of Hosta plantaginea hybrids and cultivars, all of which have fragrant flowers. Garden Opens limited days, Groups and private bookings welcome.
The National Collection of fragrant flowered Hostas (Hosta plantaginea cvs and hybrids) 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. We try to Garden as organically as we can, use no pesticides and have Indian Runner ducks to help remove slugs and provide us with eggs for baking. We sell an increasing variety of home grown plants including specialist Hostas. There is also a small gallery with framed botanical photography, and crafts.
Directions: 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. Please park on the private drive or in the semi-circular gateway entrance by the Lodge, taking care not to block access to other vehicles. Address and contact details: Newtonairds Lodge