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Come in to the Gardens! Castle Kennedy opens up

BLOOMING great news – Castle Kennedy Gardens is opening tomorrow. The say: "The Gardens are in their prime at this time of year and we are delighted to welcome back visitors." With flowering plants and exotic trees to beautiful scenery, sculptured landforms, magnificent walks and popular bird hides, the Gardens are a Wigtownshire treasure and a perfect haven for relaxing and exploring. "The safety of our guests and members of staff remains our priority due to recent Covid-19 events. We are opening in a phased manner in line with the latest Scottish Government guidelines with extra social distancing measures and an enhanced cleaning regime to make your visit both enjoyable and safe. "The Gardens, Tearoom and Visitor Toilets will now be open for visitors from Wednesday to Sunday each week, 10am – 5pm." With safety mind, access to the Gardens will only be possible with pre-booked timed tickets, available from the website only and in line with regulations for NHS Trace and Protect. To mark the opening, the Tin Van Pizza Company will be along as part of a new rolling programme of Takeaway Summer Street Food. The Tin Van Pizza Company is popping up from Saturday 25th July to Sunday 2nd August. During the day the vintage pizza van will be open for visitors to enjoy fresh-made artisan pizzas. They operate a time-slot system to collect your food so that the number of people collecting food at any one time can be kept to a minimum. The the pizzas and throughout the Gardens, it's cashless card payments only. The Gardens add: "We encourage all visitors to bring their own PPE and to wear suitable face masks/coverings when entering interior spaces. There is not a requirement when outside in the Gardens. "Buildings may be temporarily closed to allow for enhanced cleaning to take place." To purchase tickets visit the website on: https://www.wtm360.co.uk/castle-kennedy-gardens-1562837830-castle-kennedy-gardens-tickets.html

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