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Garden Of Cosmic Speculation

Portrack, The Garden of Cosmic Speculation Holywood DG2 0RW


Forty major areas, gardens, bridges, landforms, sculpture, terraces, fences and architectural works. Covering 30 acres, The Garden of Cosmic Speculation, designed by Charles Jencks, uses nature to celebrate nature, both intellectually and through the senses, including the sense of humour. 

Other details: There is limited parking in the fields beside Portrack, so admission is via pre-paid ticket only. There will also be limited tickets available in person at the Midsteeple in Dumfries for local people with no internet access. Please check ticket availability as we expect this event to sell out. Early entry before 11am will not be permitted and last entry is 4.30pm. We regret that there is no wheelchair access. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times. Teas will be provided throughout the afternoon by The Usual Place, our local enterprise partner. The Upper Nithsdale Youth Pipe Band will perform near the tea area at 1.30pm and 3pm (weather permitting). Please note that the garden is not open to the public at any other time during the year. Further information is on the Scotland's Gardens Scheme website.

Directions: Holywood is one and a half miles off A76, five miles north of Dumfries. 

Tickets £10

Tickets available directly from The Midsteeple Box Office 01387 253383


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