Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Stobshiel House

A large, formal lily pond now forms the focal point in front of the house. There is a large pond, another lily pond and a woodland garden with a burn running through.

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Stobshiel House

About Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Stobshiel House

11th August 2022
10am - 4pm
Various Locations East Lothian
£5, children free
Event organiser/part of Scotlands Gardens Scheme
Visit the event website here

The walled garden at Stobshiel has recently lost all the box hedging due to blight. The garden has been redesigned with stone and gravel paths and soft edging. A large, formal lily pond now forms the focal point in front of the house. Through the walled garden, the paths lead you towards the greenhouse, potting shed and down to the cut-flower and vegetable garden. Outside the wall the garden is full of shrubs, roses, bulbs, trees, clematis and more. There are paths to wander around with plenty of seating. There is a large pond, another lily pond and a woodland garden with a burn running through. In May and June it is full of rhododendrons and azaleas.

Directions: On the B6368 Haddington/Humbie road; sign to Stobshiel one mile.

Humbie EH36 5PD
Mr Maxwell and Lady Sarah Ward
T:01875 833646 E:stobshiel@gmail.com

Other Events at Various Venues or Scotlands Gardens Scheme

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilbryde Castle

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilbryde Castle

1st March 2022 - 30th September 2022
Dunblane

Come and explore Kilbride Castle gardens! They cover some 12 acres and are situated above the Ardoch Burn and below the castle.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kirklands

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kirklands

1st April 2022 - 30th September 2022
Various Locations Fife

Kirklands, built in 1832, has a walled garden, terraces, woodland garden and over the bridge there is 20 acres of woodland with a pathway by the burn.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Tower

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Tower

1st April 2022 - 30th September 2022
Various Locations Fife

Set on a hill, this one-acre Edwardian landscaped garden has panoramic views over the River Tay.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Selected dates between 14th April 2022 - 8th September 2022
Various Locations East Lothian

Come and visit Humbie Dean, a two-acre ornamental and woodland garden sandwiched between two burns at 600 feet with interest throughout a long season!
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: A Blackbird Sings

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: A Blackbird Sings

Selected dates between 16th April 2022 - 17th September 2022
Longniddry

This long garden in a corner site of Glassel Park Estate is planted mostly by plant type with water features and an unheated conservatory contains cacti and insectivorous plants.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

23rd April 2022 - 29th August 2022
Newport On Tay

Willowhill is an evolving three-acre garden with a series of mixed borders designed with different vibrant colour combinations for effect all season.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 101 Greenbank Crescent

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 101 Greenbank Crescent

23rd April 2022 - 28th October 2022
Various Locations Edinburgh

101 Greenbank Crescent hides a fascinating garden on a steeply sloped site, with views over Braidburn Valley Park to the Pentland hills.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Moray Place and Bank Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Moray Place and Bank Gardens

Selected dates between 24th April 2022 - 11th December 2022
Edinburgh New Town

Visit the amazing communal gardens for the Residents of the Moray Estate. Between them they stretch over 9 acres offering an atmosphere of tranquillity within the city centre!
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Selected dates between 12th May 2022 - 11th August 2022
Various Locations East Lothian

Visit Longwood, an extensive, long-established country garden at 800 feet, undergoing renewal. There are ducks and hens, stream and ponds as well as areas of wild garden.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Fairnielaw

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Fairnielaw

Selected dates between 29th May 2022 - 18th September 2022
North Berwick

Visit Fairnielaw with its mixture of both formal and wild areas with beautiful views towards Traprain Law and the Garleton Hills at the highest point!
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Little Sparta

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Little Sparta

Selected dates between 28th June 2022 - 6th September 2022

Little Sparta is Ian Hamilton Finlay's greatest work of art. Come and explore the grounds as part of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme!
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Coul House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Coul House

Selected dates between 17th July 2022 - 24th September 2022
Glenrothes

Come and visit Coul House Gardens, a hidden gem lying within the grounds of Coul House, an imposing B-listed Victorian farmhouse which dates back to circa 1875.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 29a Low Road

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 29a Low Road

13th August 2022 - 14th August 2022
Auchtermuchty

While only about a third of an acre in size, 29a Low Road it is laid out with a spacious lawn and has several secluded areas to sit, enjoy the peace and listen to the birdsong.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Ault Wharrie

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Ault Wharrie

14th August 2022
Dunblane

Enjoy a visit to Ault Wharrie, formerly the Masonic Home in Dunblane, on 25th July. The extensive grounds have been redesigned and replanted over the last five years.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn Plant Sale

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn Plant Sale

21st August 2022
Helensburgh

As part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme you can visit Glenarn in Rhu, Helensburgh, for a Plant Sale on Sunday 21st August!
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whitburgh House Walled Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whitburgh House Walled Garden

30th August 2022 - 31st August 2022
Various Locations Midlothian

Whitburgh House Walled Garden is a contemporary, stylish one-acre walled garden, 700 feet above sea level, a lively forward-looking and an unexpected gem.
Read more

Similar events you might like...

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Selected dates between 14th April 2022 - 8th September 2022
Various Locations East Lothian

Come and visit Humbie Dean, a two-acre ornamental and woodland garden sandwiched between two burns at 600 feet with interest throughout a long season!
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: A Blackbird Sings

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: A Blackbird Sings

Selected dates between 16th April 2022 - 17th September 2022
Longniddry

This long garden in a corner site of Glassel Park Estate is planted mostly by plant type with water features and an unheated conservatory contains cacti and insectivorous plants.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Moray Place and Bank Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Moray Place and Bank Gardens

Selected dates between 24th April 2022 - 11th December 2022
Edinburgh New Town

Visit the amazing communal gardens for the Residents of the Moray Estate. Between them they stretch over 9 acres offering an atmosphere of tranquillity within the city centre!
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Stobshiel House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Stobshiel House

Selected dates between 12th May 2022 - 11th August 2022
Various Locations East Lothian

A large, formal lily pond now forms the focal point in front of the house. There is a large pond, another lily pond and a woodland garden with a burn running through.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Selected dates between 12th May 2022 - 11th August 2022
Various Locations East Lothian

Visit Longwood, an extensive, long-established country garden at 800 feet, undergoing renewal. There are ducks and hens, stream and ponds as well as areas of wild garden.
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Fairnielaw

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Fairnielaw

Selected dates between 29th May 2022 - 18th September 2022
North Berwick

Visit Fairnielaw with its mixture of both formal and wild areas with beautiful views towards Traprain Law and the Garleton Hills at the highest point!
Read more

Plant Care Workshop & Plant Swop

Plant Care Workshop & Plant Swop

Selected dates between 29th July 2022 - 26th August 2022
Edinburgh Old Town

Seb's Urban Jungle is running a Plant Care/Repotting Workshop on Fridays at Festival City Market - Waverley Market.
Read more

Musselburgh Horticultural Society Annual Flower & Crafts Show

Musselburgh Horticultural Society Annual Flower & Crafts Show

27th August 2022
Musselburgh

Come along to Musselburgh Horticultural Society Annual Flower & Crafts Show on Saturday 27th August, it's a great family day out!
Read more

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whitburgh House Walled Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whitburgh House Walled Garden

30th August 2022 - 31st August 2022
Various Locations Midlothian

Whitburgh House Walled Garden is a contemporary, stylish one-acre walled garden, 700 feet above sea level, a lively forward-looking and an unexpected gem.
Read more

Find other events in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Edinburgh Summer Sessions
Taking place in the heart of Scotland's capital city, the third edition of Edinburgh Summer Sessions pops up against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle!
The Tartan Titan
The Tartan Titan inflatable assault course, the next blockbuster addition to Conifox Adventure Park, arrives this Summer!
The Secret Domes at Cask
Cask are thrilled to present our beautiful Secret Domes, which boast some of the best views in Edinburgh from a spectacular vantage point on the rooftop of Waverley station.
Afternoon Acoustic Blues
Whisky Road are a highly acclaimed acoustic bluest trio and you can catch them at The Jazz Bar as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
Edinburgh Car Boot Sale Market
Come and join us at Edinburgh Car Boot Sale Market for some bargains and for sellers to have a clearout!

Popular Venues

Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland O2 Academy Edinburgh Traverse Theatre Usher Hall