A newly opened rural teahouse in Kippen Stirling i

A newly opened rural teahouse in Kippen Stirling is in a position for supper or afternoon tea following a Wednesday afternoon visit to Gargunnock House.

Gargunnock House and Scotland's Gardens

Since 1931 the Scotland's Gardens scheme has listed gardens participating in growing and giving. Badged in 2012 as "Open for Charity Open for Discovery" yellow signs appear generally at weekends for gardeners interested in charitable garden crawling.

Gargunnock House near Stirling FK8 3AZ, in Scotland, is an exception.It's open regularly from mid April to mid June, though only on Wednesday afternoons. Estate Head Gardener, William Campbell, also Secretary from the Scottish Rhododendron Society, opens the gates of Gargunnock House gardens towards the public so they can enjoy a feast of azaleas, rhododendrons and tulips in Spring, in addition to established woodland and explorer specimen trees. With a limited opening duration of 2.00-5.00pm (£3 admission), arrive early to get full enjoyment of the gardens.

Gargunnock House and The Landmark Trust

Gargunnock House, with its Dovecot, sheep grazing on pasture around the block, flower gardens and woodland, is a component of The Landmark Trust of the Uk. The late Georgian façade of 1794 of the main house surrounds a 16th century old tower fundamentally of the home. The late Miss Viola Stirling left Gargunnock House towards the trustees of The Landmark Trust. Local family history shows that Frédéric Chopin visited his pupil Jane Stirling at Gargunnock House in 1848. Jane Stirling's brother Charles Stirling, a Glasgow merchant, having bought Gargunnock House in 1835.

Since 1993 The Landmark Trust did with historic buildings, rescuing and restoring historic properties in danger and offering many for holiday letting. Supported by a volunteer network, The Landmark Trust opens the doors of many historic cottages, mills and country estates for houseparties, receptions and special interest days.

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    The Woodhouse, Kippen, Stirlingshire in Scotland

    Visitors to Gargunnock House on the Wednesday afternoon won’t find refreshments or restrooms available. And so the WoodHouse, a newly opened rural teahouse in Kippen Stirling, is in a position within the locality for light lunchs with seasonal produce or afternoon tea with fabulous Eteaket teas and homemade cake slices.

    The Woodhouse is really a venture from the Lamb family (Fiona and Richard with daughter Catriona) who have lived at Fordhead Farm at Kippen for Fifteen years. Encompassed by nearly planted native Scottish woodland just off the Kippen Station roundabout, the Woodhouse Coffee Shop has championed recycling diseased oak trees felled at the site for external timber cladding of the building and internally for handcrafted tables.

    With 50 covers in the Woodhouse, the central circular part of the building includes a wood burning stove, fine views and free Wi-Fi. Outside by the car park you will find walks through the five acres of woodland and decking for a sunny afternoon in Stirlingshire Scotland. Also boasting a wee local craft and gift shop, The Woodhouse is placed to become a local have to go to place in Stirlingshire, Scotland.

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