A visit to Castle Kennedy and new wildlife in the garden

26th May 2015

The Castle Kennedy Round Pond_201505Looking down the Monkey Puzzle Tree avenue at Castle Kennedy_201505Castle Kennedy Rhododendron_201505Castle Kennedy Oystercatcher_201505

Now that spring is here (allegedly!) we have been out and about with visiting family, to nearby Castle Kennedy Gardens which are stunning and an absolute must to visit if you are in this area. Acres of informal gardens to explore and lose yourself in, with rhododendrons and azaleas in flower at the moment and a sweet resident oyster catcher nesting near the lovely walled garden.

A Cuckoo on the garden fence_201505

We had a new visitor of our own this week too – a cuckoo, seen here on the garden fence just a few feet from the house!

 

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