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The Castle & Gardens of Mey, Mey, Thurso, Highland

The Queen Mother fell in love with the Castle and Gardens of Mey on the north coast of Caithness in Scotland when she saw it for the first time in 1952 - and little wonder. This enchanting edifice and crumbling garden had a magic about them that... more

  • Children of all ages welcome (Children under 5 Free)

Ascott

Wing, Leighton Buzzard

Ascott, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire


Explore the beautiful Ascott House and Gardens Once part of the Rothschilds’ vast Ascott Estate and now run by the National Trust, Ascott Gardens, on the borders of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, are vast, sweeping classic... more

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Pensthorpe Natural Park, Fakenham, Norfolk

Multiple WINNER of Norfolk's Best Large Attraction (EDP Norfolk Tourism Awards), Pensthorpe Natural Park is perfect as a full day out for families, bird watchers, wildlife enthusiasts and garden lovers. Located along the river Wensum, in the heart of... more

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Wickham Place Farm

Station Road, Wickham Bishops, Witham

Wickham Place Farm, Station Road, Witham, Essex

Wickham Place Farm Garden covers 14 acres including a 2 acre walled garden. Huge climbers, roses and wisterias cascade into wide borders bursting with shrubs, perennials and bulbs. One wisteria covers an entire wall of over 250 ft long, and is at its... more

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Ham House & Garden

Ham Street, Ham, Richmond

Ham House & Garden, Ham Street, Richmond, London


Explore the Beautiful Gardens of Ham House Ham House garden is significant as one of the few formal gardens to survive the 18th century English Landscape Movement. 17th century formality predominates in this comprehensively... more

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Godinton House & Gardens

Godinton Lane, Ashford

Godinton House & Gardens, Godinton Lane, Ashford, Kent

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

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Clovelly Court Gardens

Clovelly, Bideford

Clovelly Court Gardens, Clovelly, Bideford, Devon

After the exertions of climbing up and down the village, it’s easy to forget to pop into Clovelly Gardens. But this lovely little Victorian Walled Garden, entered through ornate wrought-iron gates, is a treat just as much for keen gardeners as it is... more

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Powis Castle & Garden, Welshpool, Powys


Explore the Beautiful Powis Castle Garden Powis Castle´s Garden is laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles. The garden retains its original lead statues, a sunken orangery, hanging gardens and an aviary on a series... more

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Syon Park Gardens

Syon Park, Brentford

Syon Park Gardens, Syon Park, Brentford, London

Syon House with its gardens is the last surviving ducal residence, complete with its country estate, in Greater London. The gardens are renowned for their extensive collection of rare trees and plants. The centrepiece is the spectacular Great... more

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Bourton House Garden

Bourton-on-the-Hill, Moreton-in-Marsh

Bourton House Garden, Bourton-on-the-Hill, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

Back in 1983, a neglected, wild piece of land sat surrounding an 18th century manor house in the pretty Cotswolds village of Moreton-in-Marsh. From that year on, the Paice family took on the task of creating a perfect garden setting and the result is... more

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Stowe

Buckingham

Stowe, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire


Explore the beautiful landscape gardens of Stowe Stowe Landscape Gardens is an extraordinary, living, breathing work of art. With its ornamental lakes, glorious open spaces, wooded valleys and adorned with over 40 monument temples in... more

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Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, Cranbrook

Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest, Bedgebury Road, Cranbrook, Kent

Bedgebury National Pinetum is the sort of natural treasure that England does so well. Open year round and beautiful in all seasons, enjoy the fabulous display of one of the worlds most complete collections of conifers with a network of pathways for... more

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The National Botanic Garden of Wales

Llanarthne, Carmarthen

The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Created within 568 acres of beautiful parkland, The National Botanic Garden of Wales is home to a unique collection of over 100,000 different plants and the largest single-span Glasshouse in the world, designed by Lord Foster, which houses an... more

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The Vyne

Vyne Road, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke

The Vyne, Vyne Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire


Discover centuries of gardening history at The Vyne Attractive gardens surround the 16th century Vyne house. The gardens are home to several stunning features such as a walled garden and glass house beautiful lawns, herbaceous... more

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Cawdor Castle and Gardens

Cawdor Castle, Nairn

Cawdor Castle and Gardens, Cawdor Castle, Nairn, Highland

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

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West Wycombe Park, Village & Hill, West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire


Discover the fantastic West Wycombe Park West Wycombe Park and gardens were created by Sir Frances Dashwood, founder of the Dilettanti Society in the mid-18th century. New fieldwork has produced evidence of a number of important... more

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Holkham Walled Garden

Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea

Holkham Walled Garden, Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

Step through the ornate Ventian gates and enjoy the Walled Garden’s enchanting and tranquil atmosphere with its stunning array of flowers, fruit and vegetables and beautiful colours and scents. Restoring the six acre 18th century garden continues... more

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Drum Castle, Garden & Estate

Drumoak, Banchory

Drum Castle, Garden & Estate, Drumoak, Banchory, Aberdeenshire


Explore one of Royal Deeside’s top historic attractions at Drum Castle Drum Castle with its Garden of Historic Roses is a remarkably peaceful corner. Based in the Walled Garden, built around 1780, it is divided into four quadrants,... more

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Tresco Abbey

Tresco, Isles of Scilly

Tresco Abbey, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

Tresco Abbey Gardens defies all the preconceptions regarding what can and cannot be grown in rain-soaked, frost-cursed Britain. A perennial Kew without the glass hosting 20,000 plants. The garden is home to species from 80 countries ranging from... more

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Picton Castle

The Rhos, Haverfordwest

Picton Castle, The Rhos, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire


Discover Picton Castle Stroll beneath the woodland gardens at Picton Castle and find some of the tallest and oldest trees in west Wales along with an abundance of wild flowers and beautiful woodland shrubs from all corners of the... more

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Castle Drogo

Drewsteignton, Exeter

Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, Exeter, Devon


Explore a castle hidden deep in the Devon Countryside Castle Drogo and its 1920s Lutyens garden is the highest owned by the National Trust at 823 metres and lies within shelter of trees and hedges. The terraced formal garden has... more

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Mellerstain House & Gardens, Gordon, Scottish Borders

Mellerstain's acres of beautiful parkland were first laid out in 1725 by William Adam. The formal gardens we enjoy today were designed by Sir Reginald Blomfied in 1910, in an Italian style sympathetic to the 18th century layout. Situated to the... more

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Wilton House

The Estate Office, Wilton, Salisbury

Wilton House, The Estate Office, Salisbury, Wiltshire


Explore the beautiful grounds of the stately home, Wilton House
Wilton House gardens are in an idyllic setting, bordered by the rivers Wyle and Nadder. A mix of open parkland in the style of Capability Brown and small formal... more

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Antony

Torpoint

Antony, Torpoint, Cornwall


Discover Wonderland at Antony The fabulous 18th century Pentewan stone mansion and parkland that is Antony in Torpoint, Cornwall, may be familiar to anyone who has seen Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland – the move was set in this... more

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Wollaton Hall, Gardens & Deer Park

Wollaton Park, Nottingham

Wollaton Hall, Gardens & Deer Park, Wollaton Park, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire


Explore Wollaton Hall and Deer park, Nottingham Wollaton Hall stands on a natural hill 2 miles west of Nottingham City Centre. Located on 500 acres of historic deer park, with a rich diversity of habitats and species. See herds of... more

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Englefield House

Englefield, Theale, Reading

Englefield House, Englefield, Reading, Berkshire

This 9 acre garden at Englefield House falls from the woodland area with magnolia, rhododendron, azalea, acer, camellia and many other species. Below are the two terraces enclosed in grey stone balustrades, built in 1860 with wide staircases, mixed... more

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Bradenham Hall

Bradenham, Thetford

Bradenham Hall, Bradenham, Thetford, Norfolk

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

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Wrest Park

Silsoe, Luton

Wrest Park, Silsoe, Luton, Bedfordshire


Explore an English garden with a stroll through three centuries of landscape design at Wrest Park Wrest Park´s formal gardens are a fascinating history of gardening styles laid out over one and a half centuries. Explore the ornate... more

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Benmore Botanic Garden, Dunoon, Argyll & Bute


Explore the Benmore Botanic Garden, Argyll, Scotland 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... more

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Forde Abbey

Chard

Forde Abbey, Chard, Dorset

A magnificent 12th Century former Cistercian monastery, Forde Abbey now 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... more

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Shugborough Estate

Milford, Stafford

Shugborough Estate, Milford, Stafford, Staffordshire


Explore the wonderful Georgian manor and its beautiful grounds at Shugborough Estate Shugborough Hall, an important 18th century riverside garden, houses temples, ruins and memorials set amongst trees and winding shrubberies.... more

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Kellie Castle & Garden, Pittenweem, Fife


Explore the Beautiful Gardens of Kellie Castle Take a stroll round Kellie Castle & Garden, the magical Arts & Crafts garden and enjoy the scent of old roses and the beautiful herbaceous borders. The 1 acre walled garden is set out... more

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Ightham Mote

Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks

Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Sevenoaks, Kent


Explore the beautiful grounds of Ightham Mote Ightham Mote is situated in a hidden valley garden surrounded by coppiced woodland and farmland. The basic shape of the garden has been in place since the 16th century. A stream flows... more

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Montacute House

Montacute, Yeovil

Montacute House, Montacute, Yeovil, Somerset


Explore the stunning grounds of and Elizabethan House Montacute House and gardens is a simple, elegant, Elizabethan garden comprised largely of green spaces, of lawns and processions of clipped yews. Most memorable is the formal... more

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Veddw House Garden

Veddw House, The Fedw, Devauden

Veddw House Garden, Veddw House, Devauden, Monmouthshire

Veddw is a private garden open to the public and therefore non-institutional and idiosyncratic. It is owned by Anne Wareham, and Charles Hawes.(Anne is the author of 'The Bad Tempered Gardener', Charles the photographer, see... more

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Abbeywood Gardens

Chester Road, Delamere, Northwich

Abbeywood Gardens, Chester Road, Northwich, Cheshire

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

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Nymans

Handcross, Haywards Heath

Nymans, Handcross, Haywards Heath, West Sussex


Retreat to the tranquil gardens at Nymans 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... more

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Nostell Priory & Parkland

Doncaster Road, Nostell, Wakefield

Nostell Priory & Parkland, Doncaster Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire


Explore the Nostell Priory and Parkland ans discover the gardens exciting history Nostell Priory is surrounded by a generous landscape park and gardens, with good trees. The park leads down to a lake where there are attractive... more

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Hidcote

Hidcote Bartrim, Chipping Campden

Hidcote, Hidcote Bartrim, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire


Explore a beautiful Arts and Crafts Garden at Hidcote Twisting lanes of the Cotswold countryside lead to Hidcote Manor Garden, one of the most inventive and influential gardens of the 20th century. Its structure of outdoor `rooms´,... more

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Mottistone Gardens

Mottistone, Brighstone

Mottistone Gardens, Mottistone, Brighstone, Isle of Wight


Explore the Mottistone Manor garden Mottistone Manor garden, which is owned by the National Trust, is one of the most peaceful and magical gardens on the island. Set in a sheltered valley with views to the sea, the gardens with... more

  • Children of all ages welcome (Flowerpot trail & family discovery packs available)

Borde Hill Garden

Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath

Borde Hill Garden, Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Borde Hill is a beautiful Grade II* English Heritage garden set in 200 acres of parkland with magnificent views across the Ouse Valley viaduct. Created by Colonel Stephenson Robert Clarke from seeds gathered by the great plant hunters of the early... more

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West Dean Gardens

West Dean, Chichester

West Dean Gardens, West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex

West Dean Gardens is one of the greatest gardens open to the public in England. Creatively inspired by its rich heritage and South Downs setting, the gardens include a Walled Kitchen Garden, Sunken Garden (winner of the Sussex Heritage Trust's... more

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Moseley Old Hall

Moseley Old Hall Lane, Fordhouses, Wolverhampton

Moseley Old Hall, Moseley Old Hall Lane, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire


Discover the secret hiding place of a King and explore its beautiful gardens Moseley Old Hall´s garden has been re-created in the 17th century style. Includes a formal knot garden, a wooden arbour covered with clematis, neat box... more

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Milton Lodge

Old Bristol Road, Wells

Milton Lodge, Old Bristol Road, Wells, Somerset

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

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Knightshayes

Bolham, Tiverton

Knightshayes, Bolham, Tiverton, Devon


Explore the Beautiful Knightshayes Garden The celebrated Knightshayes Garden, was originally planned in the late 1870s and then replanted in the 1950s. Crisply-managed formal terraces and a rather formal woodland garden with a... more

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Greenbank Garden

Flenders Road, Glasgow

Greenbank Garden, Flenders Road, Glasgow, Glasgow City


Find Inspiration at Greenbank Gardens Greenbank walled garden has 30 different areas to see, demonstrating different techniques and colour combinations for the amateur gardener. Plants are well labelled and are in good condition.... more

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Broughton House & Garden

High Street, Kirkcudbright

Broughton House & Garden, High Street, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway


Explore the Stunning Gardens of Broughton House Broughton House and its gardens is a curious but appealing mix of Japanese and Scottish styles, set out in the early 1900s by artist E.A. Hornel. The sunken courtyard with its... more

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Acorn Bank Garden

Temple Sowerby, Penrith

Acorn Bank Garden, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria


Take a Stroll through Acorn Bank Garden Acorn Bank Garden, a pretty walled garden in Temple Sowerby, near Penrith, is home to more than 200 species of herbs plus some delightful fruit orchards. A National Trust property, this is... more

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Hughenden

High Wycombe

Hughenden, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire


Explore the beautifully renovated gardens at Hughenden Hughenden Manor garden is re-created from the colourful 1860s designs of Benjamin Disraeli´s wife, Mary Anne, used as his private retreat from the rigours of parliamentary life... more

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Upton House & Gardens, Banbury, Warwickshire


Explore the Beautiful Upton House and Gardens Upton House and gardens stand on limestone, more than 210 metres above sea level. These magnificent grounds and gardens are set in unspoilt Warwickshire countryside, on the edge of the... more

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