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Midsummer News from Granton’s lost Castle Garden

Our Friends Group were excited to sign an agreement with owners Waterfront Edinburgh Limited at the end of April giving the community access to the walled garden for the first time in over a decade. May and June have been … Continue reading

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Good News for 2017!

The New Year has brought welcome news to the Friends Group members, and our first visit to the walled garden since 2013. A small supervised group entered at the start of January to assess the garden’s condition, report back to the committee and begin planning some activities for the spring and summer. Continue reading

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Historic Scotland enters ‘Uncharted Territory’!

Breaking news, just two days before our Friends Group deputation to the city chambers planning committee, we learned from Historic Scotland that they have almost completed their review of Granton Castle Walled Garden. The great news is that they want … Continue reading

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Grapevines in Granton?

Grapevines growing in Granton? Continue reading

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Friends Group Public Meeting, 8th January 2015

Join up as a member of Friends of Granton Castle Walled Garden and add your ideas and energy! Help us restore the oldest Walled Garden in Edinburgh & celebrate its history and cultural significance, a living link with our past. Royston Wardieburn … Continue reading

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Friends of Granton Castle Walled Garden

Local people need your help and support to protect Granton’s ‘forgotten’ Garden from a luxury housing development. We have applied to register our Friends of the Garden group with the city council to allow a strong collective voice in upcoming Development … Continue reading

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Late-Medieval Walled Garden in the middle of Granton?

This secret walled garden has somehow survived for over 450 years, through wars and industrialisation, changing fashions in garden design and neglect. Mary Queen of Scots was a toddler when Granton Castle had to be rebuilt after ‘the Burning of … Continue reading

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