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The Hermitage Garden

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14 Drumaconnell Road Saintfield, Ballynahinch, Co. Down,
Ms Sally Taylor
T: (028) 9751 0232
E: info@thehermitagecottage.com

A fourteen acre country garden with shrubs, trees, holly wood, birch, grove, bluebells etc.

A fourteen acre country garden with shrubs, trees, holly wood, birch, grove, bluebells etc. Maintained organically. Garden is 'natural' informal layout set into adjacent drumlin landscape.

Particularly of interest during Rhododendron flowering.
Allotments also provided on part of land.
20 Acres of wildlife refuge walkable.

The Garden is open to the public by appointment each season from April to December in association with the National Trust and also benefiting efforts in Mongolia through Jampa Ling Belfast. Contact 0044 (0)2897 510232 for more information

Nursery shop/garden centre nearby
coffe/tea available £2 (with bun)
Yurt for group meetings
Walking Labyrinth
Ceremonial Fire Circle

Spring highlights: Rhododendrons, spring bulbs.

Summer highlights: Herbaceous, vegetables, allotments, summer flowering shrubs.

Autumn highlights: Colour of Acers and other Autumn

Winter highlights: – Structural features; views across countryside, scented plants

Unique/rare flora: All year long walking labyrinth; spiral of Yew and Hornbeam

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