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Pitmedden Garden

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The centrepiece of this property is the Great Garden, originally laid out in 1675 by Sir Alexander Seton, 1st Baronet of Pitmedden. In the 1950s recreation of the elaborate floral designs under the guidance of the last Dr James Richardson, three of the formal parterres were taken from designs possibly used in the gardens at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh in 1647. The fourth parterre is a heraldic design based on Sir Alexander's coat-of-arms. On the 40 ha (100 a) estate is the Museum of Farming Life. Visitor Centre, herb and wildlife gardens.


Nearest UK Airport: Aberdeen
Months Open: 1 May - 30 Sep
Car Parking: Yes
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Café

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