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Backhouse Rossie Estate

Backhouse Rossie Estate - Walled garden with Themes of Art and Science, Woodland Walks, Wedding Venue, Backhouse Kitchen

Our beautiful walled garden is set in a historic landscape where plants and produce are cultivated for you and all the family to enjoy during your visit and for you to take home. Woodland Walks, Café, Shop, Horticulture & Education Centre. RHS Partner Garden

Backhouse Rossie Estate in Fife provides a tranquil setting with views to the Lomond Hills. Home to some of the most exciting, rare and beautiful plants, our beautiful walled garden, set in a historic landscape is designed along themes of art and science. Come and discover what is on offer in this peaceful oasis.

Walled Garden, Woodland Walks, Café, Shop, Plant Sales, Backhouse Horticulture, Education and Heritage Centre. Well behaved dogs allowed in the Woodland Walk, but not the Garden.

What We Offer

Our Gardens

Take a walk through history at Rossie Estate to discover fascinating facts, explore ancient worlds and find out about the Loch that disappeared.

Backhouse Rossie is one of only nine private gardens in Scotland to be awarded Partner Garden Status by The Royal Horticultural Society.

Enjoy rare plants in our beautiful RHS Partner Garden.

Explore our wild garlic walk and woodland walk in refreshing dappled shade to discover Covenanters tomb dating from the 1600’s.

Enjoy the Backhouse Heritage Daffodils awarded national Collection status.

Backhouse at Rossie Estate has a wonderful variety of activities for the whole family, such as the Grass Labyrinth, Bear Walk, Nine Hole Putting, Secret Evergreen Grotto and lots more.

Backhouse Kitchen

When you find yourself in need of refreshment, look no further than our restaurant. Seasonal, Sit-in or take-away, free parking and no entry to garden required. We talk about food yards rather than miles for our ‘home-grown, home-made, signature Backhouse Rossie dishes’.

The family run Backhouse Kitchen uses our own home grown vegetables, herbs, soft fruit and berries as well as apples, pears, meddler and quince as well as locally sourced ingredients to make apple juice, preserves, bakes and our seasonally changing signature dishes.

With great tasting barista organic fair trade coffee, a tempting range of loose leaf teas and fantastic Hot Chocolates with seating inside or out.

Inside the tables are made from an estate beech which was dated to the 1860’s. Or sit outside on the patio area with views to the woodland, a very pleasant place to be and enjoy a coffee, lunch, or tea on a sunny day.

Wedding Venue

At Backhouse Rossie Estate you are completely spoiled for choice! Our beautiful grounds with romantic Walled Garden, sweeping lawns overlooking the Lomond Hills and historic Mansion House surrounded by ancient woodland offer you a variety of options for your ceremony outdoors with magical indoor option as well, for your exclusive use.


Backhouse Rossie Estate
Telephone: +44 844 414 5803

Opening Times

SUMMER OPENING TIMES: April – September | Open 10am -4pm (last entry 3.30pm) | Closed Tuesdays WINTER OPENING TIMES: October – December | Open Saturday and Sunday, for Café and Woodland Walk The Backhouse Kitchen serves bacon/sausage rolls, soup, sandwiches, cake and scones, and our great Barista Coffee and Backhouse Teas. The woodland walk will be open for visitors (including dogs on lead) and we can do informal show rounds of the venue for weddings, parties and celebrations by appointment


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