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Dig It! The Wonders of Whitehill - Searching for Newhailes' Lost Garden

'The Wonders of Whitehill: Searching for Newhailes' Lost Garden'

Get involved in our big dig!

As part of Archaeology Month, we will be seeking to unearth the lost garden of Newhailes, originally named Whitehill, before the arrival of the Dalrymple family and establishment of the current estate landscaping.

Newhailes' former garden design is now hidden under the surface. What survives is simply waiting to be discovered!

Located on the back lawn of Newhailes House, join our expert team for a weekend of excavation and start digging up the past! Speak with our experts and find out what we discover.

No experience necessary, open to all ages and abilities. All tools will be provided.

Please don't forget to wear warm, waterproof clothing and suitable footwear for digging.

Dates: Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 September

Time: 10:00 - 15:00

Adult: £4.00

Child: £2:00

Concession: £2.00 

Family: £10.00 (2 adults, 2 children)