South-West Scotland Landscape Perspectives

Posted on April 23rd, 2012 by Charles Boot
Sep ’12
10:00 am

South-West Scotland Landscape Perspectives

Cally Palace Hotel, Gatehouse of Fleet

with the Ayrshire, Dumfries and Galloway Biosphere Partnership

10am to 5pm, Friday 14 & Saturday 15 September

Friday: An introduction to the designed landscapes of SW Scotland’s UNESCO Biosphere and review of the work undertaken by the local Designed Gardens & Landscapes Group which has been researching and surveying non-Inventory designed gardens & landscapes in Dumfries and Galloway. Presentation on the achievements of community action to restore elements of the policies at Cally and Gatehouse of Fleet. Presentation on bringing life back to the policies of Craigengillan and Dalmellington. Other community involvement case studies (to be confirmed). Visits to the policies of Cally and Gatehouse of Fleet.

Saturday: visits to the policies of Craigengillan.

Places are restricted and early booking is advisable. Cost: £15 to include lunch on Friday 14 September. For further details, please contact Theo Stanning or 01556 630 244

To book a place, please send a cheque for £15 (made payable to The Garden History Society) to Theo at Seabank, The Merse, Rockliffe, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrighshire, DG5 4QH.

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