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Set out below are Parkland gardens in the UK including Osborne House. Visit Britain's Finest Parkland gardens with paths that meander past lakes, ponds and waterfalls and spectacular displays of bold colour.

Osborne House

Osborne House, East Cowes, Isle of Wight

East Cowes, Isle of Wight


Osborne House and gardens were originally designed by Prince Albert and Cubitt. The Italianate designs for the terraced formal gardens, complement the house. They have been restored to their Victorian layout and are planted in seasonally changing... more

Stowe

Stowe, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

Buckingham


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 all sizes and styles from Gothic to Classical, this magnificent... 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

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

Roundhay Park & Tropical World

Roundhay Park & Tropical World, Roundhay Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Roundhay Park, Princes Avenue, Leeds


Roundhay Park & Tropical World are set in 700 acres of Park and gardens. A Green Flag winning parkland, discover lakes, woodlands, rolling parkland, a castle folly, formal bedding and raised carpet bed designs. You can also find re-interpretations of... more

Dudmaston Estate

Dudmaston Estate, Quatt, Bridgnorth, Shropshire

Quatt, Bridgnorth


Dudmaston is a delightful late 18th, early 19th century 8 acre garden, which is a mass of colour in spring with rhododendrons, azaleas viburnums and daffodils. Recently replanted herbaceous borders, roses, a bog garden and maples give later colour.... 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

Clumber Park

Clumber Park, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Worksop


Once the playground of the Pelham Clintons, the Dukes of Newcastle, Clumber Park near Worksop is now a stunning 3,800 acre expanse of heathland, woods and farmland including a vast lake and the longest double avenue of lime trees in Europe,... 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

Boughton Park

Boughton Park, Kettering, Northamptonshire

Kettering


The Park at Boughton House includes a great spread of lawns, lakes, waterways, woods and avenues of trees. This Grade 1 listed Designed Landscape is currently being restored, inspired by the original plans of 1746. In July 2009, a new 21st century... more

Leighton Hall

Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire

Carnforth


Award winning, Leighton Hall is the lived-in house of the famous furniture making Gillow dynasty, nestling in a bowl of parkland against a spectacular backdrop of the Lakeland Fells. The estate stretches over 1,550 acres and is well worth exploring.... more

Newstead Abbey Park & Gardens

Newstead Abbey Park & Gardens, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire

Ravenshead


The gardens and parkland at Newstead Abbey, once the home of the Poet Lord Byron, cover more than 300 acres with paths that meander past lakes, ponds and waterfalls. The gardens have something to offer in all seasons, with spectacular displays of... more

Hawkstone Historic Park & Follies

Hawkstone Historic Park & Follies, Weston under Redcastle, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Weston under Redcastle, Shrewsbury


The gardens at Hawkestone Park Follies is a unique tourist attraction that covers over 100 acres of parkland. It was created in the 18th century and has intricate pathways, caves, tunnels, bridges, arches, moss-covered gloomy ravines, terrifying... more

Trentham

Trentham, Stone Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent


Trentham gardens, relandscaped in 1759 by Capability Brown with the Italian Flower Gardens laid out by Charles Barry in 1833. The Italian Flower Gardens have recently been restored by well known designers Piet Oudolf, Tom Stuart-Smith and Michael... more

Belmont Park

Belmont Park, Belmont, Faversham, Kent

Belmont, Throwley, Faversham


Faversham’s Belmont Park is your classic English Georgian estate, complete with 3,000 acres of Repton-designed rolling parkland, a pretty walled kitchen garden plastered in wisterias with a heavenly rose bed, a pinetum (look out for Blue Atlas... more

Canons Ashby

Canons Ashby, Daventry, Northamptonshire

Daventry


Canons Ashby House, has a formal garden that was created between 1708 and 1717 by Edward Dryden. Derelict and overgrown when the house was rescued by the National Trust, the restoration work of the 1980s has now matured. The garden is divided by... 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

Hinton Ampner

Hinton Ampner, Alresford, Hampshire

Alresford


The gardens of Hinton Ampner House were laid out by the scholarly Ralph Dutton in the middle of the 20th century with great regard to line, landscape and historical propriety. Statues, buildings, axes and views have been placed with exquisite... more

Lanhydrock

Lanhydrock, Bodmin, Cornwall

Bodmin


Lanhydrock garden overlooks the valley of the River Fowey. Set on a hillside facing north-east above the house and park with bold, formal, Victorian lawns, lines of topiary yews, roses, herbaceous borders and vibrant bedding, and is flanked by... more

Wollaton Hall, Gardens & Deer Park

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

Wollaton Park, Nottingham


Wollaton Hall stands on a natural hill 2 miles west of Nottingham City Centre. Located within 500 acres of historic deer park, with a rich diversity of habitats and species. See herds of red and fallow deer roaming wild, stroll around the historic... more

Trewithen

Trewithen, Grampound Road, Truro, Cornwall

Grampound Road, Truro


The internationally renowned gardens at Trewithen, near Truro in Cornwall, are a botanical treasure trove featuring a magnificent collection of camellias, magnolias and rhododendrons as well as other rare and highly-prized plants. Nestled within 30... more

Tyntesfield

Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Bristol

Wraxall, Bristol


Tyntesfield, the original garden is thought to have been laid out in the 1840´s. Currently there is a huge restoration project underway to bring this impressive estate back to its former glory. The garden is Grade II* listed and is one of the top 500... more

Duncombe Park

Duncombe Park, Helmsley, North Yorkshire

Helmsley


Pretty much the perfect way to spend a weekend afternoon, the glorious grounds at Dunmore, speckled by peacocks and squirrels, sits on the outskirts of the lovely little village of Helmsley in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. The gardens and... more

Barrington Court

Barrington Court, Barrington, Ilminster, Somerset

Barrington, Ilminster


Created by influential horticulturalist, artist and writer Gertrude Jekyll, Barrington Court Gardens near Ilminster in Somerset is a beauty to behold, whatever the weather. Jekyll designed Barrington Court towards the end of her career in 1917 (she... more

Attingham Park

Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Atcham, Shrewsbury


Just four miles south-east of the pretty market town of Shrewsbury, Repton-designed Attingham Park Gardens is a gorgeous place to take a stroll whatever the season, with its groves of Lebanon cedars, towering trees and copious shrub land. Pull on... 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

Mount Edgcumbe House & Gardens

Mount Edgcumbe House & Gardens, Cremyll, Torpoint, Cornwall

Cremyll, Torpoint


Mount Edgcumbe Gardens were created beside the Tudor House in the 18th century. Ancient and rare trees including a 400 year old lime, a splendid Lucombe oak, and a Mexican pine, are set amidst classical garden houses and an exotic Shell Seat.... more

Hatfield House Gardens

Hatfield House Gardens, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Hatfield


Dating from 17th century the gardens at Hatfield House have evolved into a gardener´s paradise. Visitors can enjoy the peace of the West Garden with its scented garden and fountains, and view the famous Knot garden adjoining the Elizabethan Old... more

Renishaw Hall

Renishaw Hall, Renishaw Park, Sheffield, Derbyshire

Renishaw Park, Sheffield


The formal garden at Renishaw Hall, originally laid out in 1895 has undergone a remarkable restoration, enhancing the geometric design whilst retaining yew hedges, pyramids and antique statues. Mixed borders, rose and clematis gardens, and a host of... more

Easton Walled Gardens

Easton Walled Gardens, Easton, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Easton, Grantham


Easton Walled Gardens was described by President Franklin Roosevelt as a `Dream of Nirvana...almost too good to be true´. 50 years later, the house was pulled down and the gardens abandoned. 100 years later see the ongoing revival of these... 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

Gilbert White´s House & Garden and The Oates Collection

Gilbert White´s House & Garden and The Oates Collection, The Wakes, High Street, Alton, Hampshire

The Wakes, High Street, Selborne, Alton


The garden at Gilbert White´s House has been largely restored to its 18th century form with a wild flower garden and vegetable plot. There is a revolving ´Wine Pipe´ seat overlooking the miniature landscaped garden, haha and a magnificent beech clad... more

Scotney Castle

Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells


Scotney Castle Garden is a fine hillside garden looking out over the Kent countryside and down to a ruined 14th century castle nestled beside the moat. Designed in the Picturesque style, the garden has spectacular displays of rhododendrons,... more

Austwick Hall

Austwick Hall, Austwick, Settle, North Yorkshire

Austwick, Settle


Set in the dramatic limestone scenery of the Dales National Park the gardens nestle into a steeply wooded hillside beneath Ingleborough. Herbaceous borders, close to the house, provide colour throughout the summer. Feature include a juniper walk,... 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

Plas Newydd Country House & Gardens

Plas Newydd Country House & Gardens, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Mon)

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll


Plas Newydd garden has both formal and informal styles. With magnificent views of the Snowdonia Peaks. The open-plan garden containing shrubs planted in the lawns to the more formal Italian-style garden to the front of the house. Where the... more

Houghton Lodge Gardens

Houghton Lodge Gardens, Stockbridge, Hampshire

Stockbridge


On top of being a simply gorgeous set of stunning horticultural achievements, Houghton Lodge Gardens in Stockbridge, Hampshire, are also very historically important. The gardens, thick with beautiful trees and great sweeps of lawn that roll down to... more

Kingston Maurward Gardens

Kingston Maurward Gardens, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, Dorset

Kingston Maurward, Dorchester


Set in idyllic surroundings, Kingston Maurward Gardens are Dorset´s best kept secret. A tranquil, and peaceful spot, the gardens are situated in undulating countryside, with a lake, canals, broad sweeping and formal gardens. Kingston Maurward House... more

Buscot Park

Buscot Park, Estate Office, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

Estate Office, Faringdon


Part owed by the National Trust and part owned by Lord Faringdon, Buscot House in Oxfordshire has fabulous grounds to explore across the seasons. The gardens are split into very different areas - a particular favourite with horticultural fans is the... more

Castle Kennedy and Gardens

Castle Kennedy and Gardens, Castle Kennedy, Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway

Castle Kennedy, Rephad, Stranraer


At Castle Kennedy, spring finds snowdrops and daffodils throughout the gardens together with magnolias. The large leaved rhododendrons are in flower, pieris and yellow azaleas are starting to flower and scent the air. The gardens contains many hybrid... more

Ragley Hall

Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire

Alcester


The gardens at Ragley surround the magnificent Palladian Hall and the 400 acres of parkland were designed by Lancelot 'Capability' Brown during the 18th century. In 1873, Victorian garden designer, Robert Marnock createda formal flower garden... more

Antony

Antony, Torpoint, Cornwall

Torpoint


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 dramatic destination. Take a stroll along the Yew... 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

Normanby Hall Country Park

Normanby Hall Country Park, Normanby, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Normanby, Scunthorpe


Normanby Hall Country Park is set in 300 acres of beautiful gardens, parkland, deer park and woodland. Stunning herbaceous borders in the Secret and Sunken Gardens, 400ft long Bog Garden, shrub borders, Christmas Garden, wonderful naturalised bulbs... more

Hampton Court Gardens

Hampton Court Gardens, Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, London

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey


Purchase a ticket for the Formal Gardens only at Hampton Court and you’ve still a full day’s activity on your hands. There are more than 60 acres of formal garden to explore here in south west London, with glorious fountains, stunning flower displays... more

Sezincote Garden

Sezincote Garden, Sezincote, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

Sezincote, Moreton-in-Marsh


Fine example of the `Picturesque´ style, Sezincote garden was created in 1810 around the Mogul Indian house with stream and pools, Indian temple and grotto, and Persian paradise garden with canals. After WWII the planting was developed by Graham... more

Kedleston Hall

Kedleston Hall, Nr Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire

Nr Quarndon, Derby


Kedleston Hall´s pleasure grounds and landscaped park were laid out by the 1st Lord Scarsdale, with designs and buildings by Robert Adam. A feature is the Long Walk, which swings round to the south of the house, giving extensive views. The pleasure... more

Llanerchaeron

Llanerchaeron, Ciliau Aeron, Aberaeron, Ceredigion

Ciliau Aeron, Aberaeron


Rarely will you find such a fine example of an 18th century Welsh gentry estate. Virtually unaltered from its beginings. Wander round the 1790's villa with its own dairy, brewery, laundry and salting house. Why not buy some of the seasonal produce... more

Sledmere House

Sledmere House, Sledmere, Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire

Sledmere, Driffield


Sledmere House has a beautiful 18th century Walled Garden with new areas being developed all the time. Parterre. The Capability Brown designed parkland includes attractive eye catchers. Enjoy a leisurely stroll, long walk or a relaxing summer picnic... more

Dunham Massey

Dunham Massey, Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham, Greater Manchester

Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham


Dunham Massey, one of the North West´s great plantsman´s gardens with richly planted borders and majestic trees, as well as an 18th century orangery, Victorian bark-house and an old well-house. There is an unusual moss garden, bog gardens, winding... more

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