Garden Visit and Annual Picnic

August 16, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Old Rectory Garden
5 Cabragh Road
Castelcatt, Bushmills
Co. Antrim BT57 8YH
IGPS Members - FREE; Non Members, £4.00

AUGUST Saturday 16th at 2.00 p.m. GARDEN VISIT & ANNUAL PICNIC
The visit will be to Mrs Meta Page’s Billy Old Rectory Garden at 5 Cabragh
Road, Castlecatt, Bushmills, County Antrim BT57 8YH
This is a mature garden of 3 acres on an historic site. To the front of the
Georgian rectory is a lawn with mature trees, an ancient well and a developing
woodland with a small fernery. To the rear of the house is another large lawn
with contrasting borders of roses, herbaceous plants and shrubs, as well as an
attractive pond area. A wooden rustic fence separates the long herbaceous
border from the kitchen garden, with greenhouse, herb, vegetable and fruit
gardens. Beyond the lawn is a large old orchard with an ancient apple tree at its
centre, as well as an experimental area with wild flowers and annuals.
Travelling North on the A26, having passed Ballymena and on to the
Ballymoney by-pass go straight on at Kilraughts Road roundabout then take 2nd
right onto B66 signposted Dervock. Enter Dervock and turn left (B66)
signposted Bushmills. Continue on this road through Derrykeighan. At approx.
2.3 miles after Derrykeighan at Castlecatt turn right signposted Billy 0.5 miles
and then immediately fork left onto Haw Road. Continue to the Church, turn
right onto Cabragh Road, garden is on the right
ADMISSION: IGPS Members free. Visitors £4.00