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Stair Estates

01776 702024
Stair Estates Office
London Road


"A Hidden Scottish Treasure"

"Outstandingly beautiful walled gardens in a lovely setting"

Stair Estates lets and manages a wide range of properties on the Estate, including farms, homes and commercial sites. The Estate is a major provider of affordable rural housing in the Stranraer area.

About Us

A fantastic business situated in Stranmear, Castle Kennedy Gardens is set in 75 acres and offers something for everyone to enjoy. From stunning fauna, to beautiful scenery, sculptured landforms, magnificent walks and popular bird hides, the Gardens are a hidden treasure in South West Scotland and a perfect haven for relaxing and exploring. The Tea Room and Shop offer local, seasonal home baked food and Scottish made products. We have a number of luxurious self-catering holiday cottages too for couples and families which are open for bookings throughout the year.

Castle Kennedy Gardens, Stranraer – Gardens | VisitScotland

Our Gardens

The Gardens are extensively landscaped with terraces, mounds and avenues, all of which were created by the 2nd Earl of Stair in the 1730s with the men and horses of the Royal Scots Greys and the Inniskilling Fusiliers. They extend to more than 30 hectares (75 acres)

Highly Commended

We have a 4.5 star rating on Tripadvisor here

Career Opportunities

There are some great opportunities to progress and work in this beautiful setting in Scotland in the Horticulture space as well as volunteering opportunities. 

Social Media

Follow us on social media and come and visit us sometime to see where you could be working or staying or grabbing lunch next!

Website -

Facebook - @Castlekennedygardens

Twitter (X) - @CastleKennedyGs

Instagram - @Castlekennedygardens

Youtube - @Castlekennedygardens714


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