Records of the garden go back over 250 years. It is sheltered by high walls on a south facing slope with deep top soil. Neglected for many years prior to community ownership a grant from the Climate Challenge Fund in 2017 has enabled us to grow produce to sell through the community shop and to local businesses.
Facilities: Volunteering, Picnic area, Community recycling/composting
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: During opening times
Monday to Saturday 10am to 3pm
Other days by arrangement / advertised locally
The Isle of Raasay is reached by a 20 minute ferry crossing from Sconser on the Isle of Skye. From the ferry terminal on Raasay you can see Raasay House directly in front of you. The Walled Garden is situated behind the house and is accessible from the road opposite St Moluags Chapel. There is very limited parking near the garden so, as it is only a 5/10 minute walk from the ferry, we would ask that that you arrive on foot (or bicycle) if possible.
Our online gatherings are an member benefit that take place on first Thursday of each month. The events are part of SF&G's commitment to support networking and improve practice across the sector. A member of SF&G staff will...
Friday, October 8, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, October 22, 2021 - 17:00
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