Castle Kennedy Gardens

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Address and contact details
Rephad, Stranaer, Dumfries & Gall, DG9 8BX
Tel: 01776 702024
Fax: 017776 706248
Latitude: 54° 56' 43" N
Longitude: 4° 53' 20" E
Background to the collection
Ownership:Private, Lochinch Heritage Estate
John Macarthur
Contact person: John Macarthur
Total Staff:5
Plant collection
Notable plants within the collection:
Tallest Pittosporum tenuifolium and four other record-breaking trees
Geographical area(s) of specialisation:
China, Southern South America
Special families within the collections:
Pinaceae, Ericaceae, Magnoliaceae
Special genera within the collections:
Araucaria, Rhododendron, Magnolia, Embothrium, Eucryphia
Special collections:
Hooker's rhododendrons,
Record Keeping:Records kept
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Research facilities:No
Publications:Garden guide
Teaching and Education:Unknown
Interpretation:Signs, brochures, guided trails, supervised garden walks
Friends Organisation:No
Visitor facilities:Plant shop, café
Access to the collections
Public access:Admission charge
Public opening hours:Mon-Sun: 10am-5pm spring-summer
Location map

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