The 48ft Polytunnel was installed in 2010 to replace a much-loved but ageing greenhouse. Although not as beautiful as its predecessor, it has enabled a significant increase in propagation of herbaceous plants and shrubs. Nearly all of this propagation is from cuttings and seed collection within the gardens. The Polytunnel houses a large range of rhododendron seedlings (pictured above and right with Head Gardener, Richard Hulbert) as well as young azalea plants. The Polytunnel also has raised beds to grow salad crops and cut flowers for use within the Lodge. Unfortunately we are not able to allow public access to the Polytunnel during garden open days.