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Open Gardens Event - Wormiston House 13th September 2020

The Scotland wide open gardens events were cancelled this year but we are delighted to tell you that thanks to the generosity and kindness of the McCallum family, we have been offered the opportunity to arrange a one day open gardens on the 13th September 2020.

“The ongoing restoration and transformation of this ‘pocket’ estate’s 17th-century Scot’s tower house and gardens continues to evolve and delight. Within the walled garden, imaginatively clipped yew hedges enclose ‘rooms’ filled with luxuriantly planted herbaceous borders, a productive potager garden, wildflower meadows, an intricate box parterre, water features and a magical shade garden which is home to four of Scotland’s largest Griselinia littoralis specimens. In recent years planting has extended into the wider woodland policies and highlights include a new Nuttery (inspired by Sissinghurst), extensive wildflower meadows and waterside plantings surrounding an impressively landscaped pond.” Scotlands Garden Scheme 2020.

Admission will be by ticket only, price £6 per head. Accompanied children free.

There will only be 190 tickets and to ensure social distancing requirements, the period of entry will be limited to 1.5 hours. There will be various time slots between 09:30 and 4:30pm, with the last entry 3pm.

There will be no refreshments and no toilet facilities. Car parking is not within the grounds of Wormiston House, please follow the car parking signs. Please arrive early to allow time for parking, before your entry time.

To purchase tickets:


To reward our loyal members, you are being given an early opportunity to apply for tickets through

Ticketing will be available from 8am on Monday the 24th August. Tickets purchased online can be printed off on your own printer and should be brought to the event.

By phone

If you prefer not to purchase tickets online you can call Ticketsource on Telephone Booking Service 0333 666 3366.

This Ticketsource number is manned between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Outside of these times an answerphone will take a caller's message and the call will be returned when the service next resumes.

Tickets bought via the phone service will be posted to your address. There is a charge of £1.75 per transaction to cover postage etc. As tickets need to be posted it will not be possible for tickets to be purchased via the phone service less than 3 days before the event.

Organised by Crail Preservation Society and Crail Community Partnership.

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