Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kamares

Join Derek and Laura Harrison as they open their beautiful garden in Newton Mearns on Sunday 17th July as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kamares

About Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kamares

Sitting in two-thirds of an acre, Kamares is a hacienda-style house surrounded by mature trees and a beautiful beech hedge. The garden has much of interest including a well-established pond, acers, Japanese grasses, colourful mixed shrubs, herbaceous borders and rare US sequoias. There are several patio gardens and a delightful courtyard with a rockery and miniature waterfall. Sculptures and topiary can be found around the garden where you are also welcome to visit the garden shed known as 'Owl Cottage'. The artist owner and her husband have had fun playing with spaces, colour and contrasting textures as an alternative canvas.

Directions: From the A77 heading south, turn left into Broom Estate and sharp left again into Broom Road. Kamares is the last house on the left near the top of the hill. On road parking is available beyond the house on Broom Road, Broomcroft Road, Sandringham Road and Dunvegan Avenue.

Bring your own picnic.

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