The English Garden

Distorted MIRROR

Removed from the warming currents of the Gulf Stream that pass the west of the country, in winter the east of Scotland receives the full effect of cold weather from the north and east. In Angus, just outside Forfar and only seven miles from the coast, Gardyne Castle is no exception.

Owner William Gray Muir ruefully recalls how he and his wife Camilla had hoped for an English style of country garden when they bought the property in 2003. “We had a young family and wanted plenty of space and a garden we could build over time. We were incredibly lucky to be able to do that relatively

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