Welcome to Gilmore House, Bed and Breakfast, Blairgowrie, Perthshire, Scotland

This blog is my random ramblings and photos of what is going on in the B&B, my life, but generally my little jaunts out which I hope will give you a taster of all the wonderful excursions to do in our area.


Thursday, 4 August 2011

Meikleour Beech Hedge

Just down the road from Blairgowrie on the A93 is the Meikleour Beech Hedge.  It is officially the world's tallest hedge standing at an impressive average height of 100 feet and 580 yards long, it is believed to have been planted in 1745.  You can't miss it as you journey to or from Blairgowrie, but did you know you can walk around the back of it if you just duck in under the branches.  It is like a secret world just yards from the main road but people passing are oblivious to you being there.  Many people over the years have carved their names and dates on many of the tree trunks, makes interesting reading.

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