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Arboretum Gardens in the UK

Set out below are Arboretum gardens in the UK including Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum. Britain's Finest Arboretum gardens are home to many variety of trees old and new some of which are rare or endangered.

Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum

Howick Hall Gardens & Arboretum, Howick Estate Office, Alnwick, Northumberland

Howick Estate Office, Alnwick


Howick Hall Gardens - home of Earl Grey tea - has extensive grounds with ´Snowdrop Walks´ in February, a spectacular display of daffodils in late March to May, and the woodland garden where camelias, magnolias and rhododendrons flourish from late... more

Goodnestone Park Gardens

Goodnestone Park Gardens, Wingham, Canterbury, Kent

Wingham, Canterbury


Hidden down rural pathways between Sandwich and Canterbury in leafy Kent are Goodnestone Park Gardens. Dripping in acclaim and awards, these gardens have developed over the centuries as the Fitzwalter family, who live in Goodnestone Park, have... more

High Beeches Garden

High Beeches Garden, High Beeches Lane, Handcross, West Sussex

High Beeches Lane, Handcross


The family who played a major part in creating these spectacular gardens went on to create other Sussex stunners like Wakehurst and Leonardslee - and High Beeches Garden is right up there with them as a leading UK horticultural hotspot. All year... more

Batsford Arboretum

Batsford Arboretum, Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh


Don’t know your Pinus from your Prunus? Or your Sorbus from your Quercus? Take a stroll around the glorious Batsford Arboretum tucked into the Cotswold Hills for a crash course in trees and shrubs followed by scrumptious home-baked coffee and cake at... more

John Paul's Glorious Gardens

John Paul's Glorious Gardens, 7 Bridge Street, Kelso, Scottish Borders

7 Bridge Street, Kelso


amazing location, beautiful part of the world... more

Hoveton Hall Gardens

Hoveton Hall Gardens, Hoveton Hall Estate, Norwich, Norfolk

Hoveton Hall Estate, Hoveton, Norwich


Regency classic Hoveton Hall, designed by Repton, sits amid 120 acres of gardens and parkland and a further 450 acres of arable land in Hoveton, Norwich. The estate is family-owned and run and there’s a wonderful friendly atmosphere about the place.... more

Milton Lodge

Milton Lodge, Old Bristol Road, Wells, Somerset

Old Bristol Road, Wells


Milton Lodge has charming Grade II listed gardens with south facing terraces overlooking Wells Cathedral and the Vale of Avalon with mixed borders, roses, yew hedges, fine trees and a separate 7 acre arboretum. Originally laid out in the early 1900s... more

Mount Ephraim Gardens

Mount Ephraim Gardens, Staplestreet, Faversham, Kent

Staplestreet, Hernhill, Faversham


Mount Ephraim estate is part of the stunning Kent countryside, its Edwardian terrace gardens proving sweeping views over the Swale and Thames Estuary. In all, there are 10 acres to explore within this much vaster estate. The gardens were mostly laid... more

Cholmondeley Castle Garden

Cholmondeley Castle Garden, Malpas, Cheshire

Malpas


Cholmondeley Castle has extensive ornamental gardens set in idyllic parkland dominated by the romantic Gothic Castle built in 1801 of local sandstone. There is an extensive range of mainly acid-loving trees and shrubs, designed to take advantage of... more

Benmore Botanic Garden

Benmore Botanic Garden, Dunoon, Argyll & Bute

Dunoon


Benmore Botanic Garden is in the wonderful woodland setting of the Eachaig Valley, a garden steeped in history and surrounded by dramatic scenery. Boasting a world-famous collection of magnificent conifers, flowering trees and shrubs, its 150 acres... more

Harewood House Gardens

Harewood House Gardens, Harewood, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Harewood, Leeds


The garden landscape at Harewood House was determined by the designer Capability Brown in the mid 1700s when the foundations for the Palladian Country House were being laid out. The restored Victorian parterre and flower borders have panormaic views... more

RHS Garden Rosemoor

RHS Garden Rosemoor, Great Torrington, Devon

Great Torrington


Set in the verdant Torridge Valley in Devon, RHS Garden Rosemoor is an award-winning garden with glorious displays for every season, meaning people return time and again for ideas, inspiration or simply to enjoy a marvellous day out. From Lady Anne´s... more

Anglesey Abbey, Gardens & Lode Mill

Anglesey Abbey, Gardens & Lode Mill, Quy Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Quy Road, Lode, Cambridge


Thousands of people flock to Anglesey Abbey, Garden and Lode Mill each January to March to witness the wonderful Snowdrop Festival that takes place annually in the Winter Garden and on the Woodland Walk. But there is plenty more to see here through... more

Penshurst Place Gardens

Penshurst Place Gardens, Penshurst, Tonbridge, Kent

Penshurst, Tonbridge


Experience the beauty and tranquillity of Penshurst Place´s enchanting formal garden, a rare surviving example of Elizabethan garden design. It is also one of the oldest gardens in private ownership with records dating back to 1346. Over a mile of... more

Mannington Gardens

Mannington Gardens, Mannington Hall, Norwich, Norfolk

Mannington Hall, Norwich


Mannington Gardens are set around a medieval moated manor house and feature a wide variety of plants, trees and shrubs in many different settings. Throughout the gardens are thousands of roses especially classic varieties. The Heritage Rose and 20th... more

The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Jermyns Lane, Romsey, Hampshire

Jermyns Lane, Ampfield, Romsey


Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is one of the most important modern plant collections in the world. Established in 1953 by the distinguished plantsman Sir Harold Hillier, the magnificent collection of over 42,000 plants from temperate regions around the... more

Chatsworth Garden

Chatsworth Garden, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Bakewell


Chatsworth with its 105 acre garden is a magical landscape, beautiful in all seasons. It has evolved over more than 450 years, and continues to change today. There are five miles of walks with rare trees, shrubs, formal hedges, temples, sculptures... more

Tatton Park

Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire

Knutsford


Tatton Park´s gardens are almost a collection of gardens within a garden. Outside the walled garden, the earliest formal areas include the beech maze, first established around 1795. This was designed in `gardenesque´ style by Lewis Wyatt in 1814, and... more

Cothay Manor

Cothay Manor, Greenham, Wellington, Somerset

Greenham, Wellington


The gardens at Cothay Manor are five miles west of Wellington, hidden in the high-banked lanes of Somerset. Virtually unchanged in 500 years, this sleeping beauty sits on the banks of the River Tone within its 12 acres of magical gardens. The gardens... more

Grimsthorpe Castle

Grimsthorpe Castle, The Estate Office, Bourne, Lincolnshire

The Estate Office, Grimsthorpe, Bourne


Grimsthorpe Castle is a formal Grade I listed historic flower and topiary garden. Leading imperceptibly into the woodland garden, providing a fine setting for the ornamental vegetable garden and orchard, with lots of quiet corners and tranquil... more

Winkworth Arboretum

Winkworth Arboretum, Hascombe Road, Godalming, Surrey

Hascombe Road, Godalming


It doesn’t matter what time of year you decide to head to Winkworth Arboretum in Godalming, Surrey, you’ll always be rewarded with a fabulous plant display. In spring, fat blossoms dot across the landscape as bluebells, azaleas, rhododendrons and... more

Arley Hall & Gardens

Arley Hall & Gardens, Arley, Northwich, Cheshire

Arley, Northwich


The Gardens at Arley in Cheshire have been described by TV presenter and garden designer Chris Beardshaw as “one of the best examples of a garden that’s been designed and maintained by the same family anywhere in Britain”. The jewels in the crown,... more

Dyffryn Gardens

Dyffryn Gardens, St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan

St Nicholas


Dyffryn Botanic Garden are outstanding Grade I listed Edwardian gardens. Currently undergoing restoration to Thomas Mawson®s original 1904 design with the help of a Heritage Lottery grant. This garden has everything - formal lawns, fountains and... more

Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens

Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens, Holmbush, St Austell, Cornwall

Holmbush, St Austell


The 30 acre Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens, comprises gardens within a garden, which hold a wide range of some 6000 plants, all of which are labelled. In addition to rhododendrons, magnolias and camellias - so familiar in Cornish gardens - there... more

Bradenham Hall

Bradenham Hall, Bradenham, Thetford, Norfolk

Bradenham, Thetford


Bradenham Hall is an exceptional plant-lover´s garden for all seasons. The house and garden walls are covered with unusual shrubs, climbers and fruit. The flower gardens are formally designed and richly planted within beautiful yew hedges - formal... more

Royal Botanic Garden

Royal Botanic Garden, Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Inverleith Row, Edinburgh


The Royal Botanic Garden, known locally as the `Botanics´, was established way back in 1670 and is Scotland´s premier garden. Tender plants are an important part of the Living Collections and the Glasshouses featuring Britain´s tallest Palm House, is... more

Greencombe Gardens

Greencombe Gardens, Porlock, Somerset

Porlock


Greencombe is a post-war garden, having been started in 1946 by Horace Stroud. It is a strip of 3.5 acres on the edge of ancient woodland. The light comes from the north, with a sweep of sky down to the Bristol Channel. To the south rise wooded... more

Abbeywood Gardens

Abbeywood Gardens, Chester Road, Northwich, Cheshire

Chester Road, Delamere, Northwich


Sitting in the heart of the Delamere countryside in rural Cheshire, Abbeywood Gardens are part of a 45-acre family estate. Whether you fancy a woodland stroll with the dog or want to inspect the beauty of the informal and formal gardens, this... more

Stone Lane Gardens Arboretum

Stone Lane Gardens Arboretum, Chagford, Newton Abbot, Devon

Chagford, Newton Abbot


Stone Lane Gardens is a 5 acre arboretum situated in the Dartmoor National Park. It holds an important National Collection of Birch and Alder trees in a landscaped and water setting. Popular sculpture exhibition held in garden during summer.... more

Felley Priory

Felley Priory, Underwood, Nottinghamshire

Underwood


Felley Priory is a garden for all seasons - with its ancient walls, yew hedges and topiary, snowdrops, hellebores, an orchard of daffodils, herbaceous borders and an old-fashioned rose garden with over 90 different varieties of roses and many late... more

Dawyck Botanic Garden

Dawyck Botanic Garden, Stobo, Peebles, Scottish Borders

Stobo, Peebles


Dawyck Botanic Garden benefits from the cooler continental environment in the heart of the Scottish Borders, and from over 300 years of tree planting, truly one of the world´s finest arboreta. Gaze at exotic conifers dating back to 1680, the unique... more

Nymans

Nymans, Handcross, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Handcross, Haywards Heath


Nymans beautiful extensive gardens developed throughout the 20th century by the Messel family, reflect the character of the founder and creativity of the plant hunters who explored worldwide. Indulge the senses with a spring visit to enjoy the... more

Elton Hall Gardens

Elton Hall Gardens, Elton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

Elton, Peterborough


Since Medieval times, there have been buildings on the site of Elton Hall. The present gardens date from the Victorian and Edwardian era. During the last twenty years the gardens have been carefully restored and now include a flower garden,... more

Hutton-In-The-Forest

Hutton-In-The-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

Penrith


Hutton-in-the-Forest´s Walled Garden is the main attraction dating from the 1730s. It contains an increasing collection of herbaceous plants, as well as many fruits trained to the walls, at its most beautiful in the summer months. The Terraces round... more

Bluebell Arboretum & Nursery

Bluebell Arboretum & Nursery, Annwell Lane, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Derbyshire

Annwell Lane, Smisby, Ashby-De-La-Zouch


Bluebell Arboretum & Nursery: Our beautiful woodland garden was created in 1992 and now covers an area of nine acres. British native trees were first planted to provide shelter and into the wood that this created were planted hundreds of unusual... more

The Gibberd Garden

The Gibberd Garden, Marsh Lane, Harlow, Essex

Marsh Lane, Gilden Way, Harlow


The Gibberd Garden is a highly individual creation of Sir Frederick Gibberd, the master planner of Harlow New Town. It is sited on the side of a small valley, which slopes down to a brook. Occupying some 7 acres, the garden was planned as a series of... more

Westonbirt, The National Aboretum

Westonbirt, The National Aboretum, Westonbirt, Tetbury, Gloucestershire

Westonbirt, Tetbury


Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, is one of the most magical and important tree gardens in the world. Set in 240 hectares (600 acres) of historic landscape are over 16,000 trees and shrubs - some of the oldest, rarest and largest in the UK - and 17... more

Drumlanrig Castle, Gardens & Country Park

Drumlanrig Castle, Gardens & Country Park, Thornhill, Dumfries & Galloway

Thornhill


Drumlanrig Castle, Gardens & Country Park date back to the time of William Douglas the 1st Duke of Queensbury. Work began on the gardens around 1689 creating a grand formal terrace garden. The garden today has undergone major restoration in recent... more

Melbourne Hall Gardens

Melbourne Hall Gardens, Melbourne Hall, Melbourne, Derbyshire

Melbourne Hall, Church Square, Melbourne


Melbourne Hall gardens were planned by Rt Hon Thomas Coke in the early 18th century. The colourful and tranquil gardens are designed with paths intersected by streams that flow through the grounds. Rare shrubs and historic statuary compliment this... more

Glenwhan Garden and Arboretum

Glenwhan Garden and Arboretum, Glenwhan Gardens, Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway

Glenwhan Gardens, Dunragit, Stranraer


Glenwhan Garden and Arboretum near Stranraer in Dumfries and Galloway is a plantswoman’s garden for all seasons. In spring and early summer rhododendrons and azaleas are a riot of colour, by mid-summer come roses, rockroses, primulas and iris, and... more

Apple Court

Apple Court, Hordle Lane, Lymington, Hampshire

Hordle Lane, Hordle, Lymington


Apple Court garden was created with a distinct structure of rooms defined by two axes and enclosed by dense hedges. Sharply defined lawns, raised borders and vertical accents of fastigate yews give each area a unique character - the theatrical white... more

Godinton House & Gardens

Godinton House & Gardens, Godinton Lane, Ashford, Kent

Godinton Lane, Ashford


Godinton House and Gardens are set in a beautiful 18th century landscaped park with views across the countryside. The formal gardens include terraced lawns, topiary, formal pond, rose garden and herbaceous borders all surrounded by a vast yew hedge... more

Miserden Park Gardens

Miserden Park Gardens, Miserden, Stroud, Gloucestershire

Miserden, Stroud


Miserden Park is an attractive garden of Edwardian detail by Lutyens, set upon 17th century bones. Spring flowers, shrubs, fine topiary, bold grass terraces and large herbaceous borders contained within a walled garden. A rose garden, plenty of yew... more

Thorp Perrow Arboretum

Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Bedale, North Yorkshire

Bedale


Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Woodland Garden & Falconry Centre, the arboretum has 85 acres of woodland walks. It is one of the largest and rarest collections of trees and shrubs in the north of England and holds five National Collections - Ash, Lime,... more

Forde Abbey

Forde Abbey, Chard, Dorset

Chard


A magnificent former 12th Century Cistercian monastery, Forde Abbey ranks as one of the top ten gardens in England. Built beside the banks of the River Axe in the rolling Dorset hills, this outstanding stately home is surrounded by 30 acres of world... more

RHS Garden Wisley

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey

Woking


The Award-winning RHS Garden at Wisley is one of Britain´s best-loved gardens with 240 acres offering a fascinating blend of the beautiful with practical and innovative design and cultivation techniques. The beauty and tranquillity of the garden... more

Cawdor Castle and Gardens

Cawdor Castle and Gardens, Cawdor Castle, Nairn, Highland

Cawdor Castle, Nairn


The oldest garden north east of Cawdor Castle was enclosed with walls and bastions in 1620, and cultivated in the old fashioned manner where soft fruits, flowers, vegetables and fruit trees were mingled closely together. Today this garden has been... more

Scone Palace Gardens

Scone Palace Gardens, Perth, Perth & Kinross

Perth


The lawns and formal gardens at Scone Palace lie generally in the open space between the Palace and the Wild Garden and Pinetum, separated by the ancient Gateway of Scone. The lawns are home to free-roaming peacocks, and the unique Murray Star Maze... more

RHS Garden Harlow Carr

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Crag Lane, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate


The RHS Garden at Harlow Carr is a beautiful informal Yorkshire garden which delights and inspires the whole family! Wander through tranquil surroundings and find inspiration in the innovative and dramatic Main Borders....Stroll along along the... more

Shugborough Estate

Shugborough Estate, Milford, Stafford, Staffordshire

Milford, Stafford


Shugborough Hall, an important 18th century riverside garden, houses temples, ruins and memorials set amongst trees and winding shrubberies. Includes the first Chinese-style tea-house in Britain. Between the house and the river are terraces and a... more

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