MHG34344 - Lochalsh Woodland Garden - Balmacara Estate
The Lochalsh Woodland Garden on the Balmacara Estate.
Type and Period (1)
- GARDEN (Undated)
The Lochalsh Woodland Garden on the Balmacara Estate, owned by the National Trust for Scotland.
The woodland garden was added to the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes in 1987. <1>
The designation was re-assessed by Historic Environment Scotland in 2017 as part of their Horticultural Review Project. It was considered that the gardens continued to meet the criteria for inclusion in the inventory but that the inventory name, designation boundary and inventory record should be amended. <2>
Lochalsh Woodland Walks, created by the plant-collector, E.H.M. Cox and the National Trust for Scotland, this site retains a collection of rhododendrons and other plants. The woodland canopy contributes major scenic value to the Lochalsh peninsula coastline. <3>
- <1> SHG2405 Text/Publication/Volume: Land Use Consultants. 1987. An inventory of gardens and designed landscapes in Scotland.
- <2> SHG28221 Text/Designation Notification/Scheduled Monument: Historic Environment Scotland. 2018. Notification of update to the Inventory of Gardens Designed Landscapes in Scotland: GDL00043: Lochalsh Woodland Walks. Historic Environment Scotland. 29/06/2018. Digital.
- <3> SHG28218 Interactive Resource/Online Database: Historic Environment Scotland. Historic Environment Scotland: Historic Environmernt Portal.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 7970 2750 (894m by 703m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/GDL00043 (View online HES designation record)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/139321 (View HES Canmore entry for this site)
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