Quoy of Houton Garden Opening & Plant Sale

Date: Sunday 9 July 2023

Quoy of Houton, Orphir, Orkney, Scotland, KW17 2RD. On Sunday 9th July 2023, the Quoy of Houton is holding a garden opening and plant sale from 10am until 4pm for Scotland’s Garden Scheme. An unusual historic walled panoramic garden with 60-foot rill which leads the eye to the spectacular coastal views of Scapa Flow. Carefully planted to withstand winds in excess of 60 mph, with floral interest from March to September. Winner of Gardeners’ World Britain’s best challenging garden 2017 and listed in the top ten UK coastal gardens. Featured on Beechgrove and in the book Island Gardens. Directions: From Orphir take the turning to Houton Ferry at the first junction signed Quoy of Houton, turn right by the car park. Park here and walk 10 minutes along coastal road around bay to the gardens. Disabled access please ring to arrange as parking is very limited. The gardens are a 10 minute walk from the bus stop.For more information, please click here.

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