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The walled palace gardens are situated just to the rear of the palace and are rather different in that they have been left in their original style, and rather than neatly trimmed lawns and flower beds, you have vegetables, herbs and assorted weeds that would...More
If you are going up to see the Abbey then half way up on the left hand side you will see a road, this leads to an old water well (no water flowing now) then further up there is a view point which allows you...More
Not too much going on in the garden at the moment, lots of flower beds and daffodils. Particularly like the shell paths, very pretty. In the summer this garden is stunning with perennials and a few chickens running around. Gorgeous garden.
The garden was well hidden away behind the Palace. Some of the flowers were in bloom but with the harsh winter a bit behind schedule. We have to visit again in the height of summer. A lot of effort to maintain them.
The garden is open on many of the days the Palace is closed. We had a lovely early autumn day to walk round. The garden is terraced and rises through many levels, the view out to the Forth expanding all the while. Even at this...More