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Set out below are Parkland gardens in the UK including Throckmorton Family Gardens at Coughton Court. Visit Britain's Finest Parkland gardens with paths that meander past lakes, ponds and waterfalls and spectacular displays of bold colour.

Throckmorton Family Gardens at Coughton Court

Throckmorton Family Gardens at Coughton Court, Alcester, Warwickshire

Alcester


Coughton Court is a lovely garden complementing the mid-16th century house, laid over the last seventeen years by Mrs Throckmorton and her daughter Christina. There are a variety of `rooms´ within the garden, both formal and informal, including an... 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

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

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

Blickling Estate

Blickling Estate, Blickling, Norwich, Norfolk

Blickling, Aylsham, Norwich


A short drive from the fabulous sandy beaches of Norfolk, the Blickling estate has long been one of the county’s top attractions. Once the home of the Boleyn family, the estate stretches across almost 5000 acres, its grand Jacobean house looming over... more

Floors Castle

Floors Castle, Roxburghe Estate Office, Kelso, Scottish Borders

Roxburghe Estate Office, Kelso


The walled garden at Floors Castle is one of the finest kitchen gardens in Scotland. Anna Pavord of the Independent described the summer herbaceous borders as @wondrous' with 'rampageous, outrageous crasg of colours'. The spring borders, peach and... 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

Dyrham Park

Dyrham Park, Dyrham, Bath, Gloucestershire

Dyrham, Bath


The magnificent formal gardens of Dyrham Park were laid out when the grand house was built but became unfashionable by the late 18th century. They were largely cleared away or filled in when the park was landscaped by Humphrey Repton and Charles... 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

The National Botanic Garden of Wales

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

Llanarthne, Carmarthen


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

Great Fosters

Great Fosters, Stroude Road, Egham, Surrey

Stroude Road, Egham


Great Fosters is framed on three sides by a Saxon moat and the formal gardens are both extensive and exceptional. Originally designed by W H Romaine Walker and Gilbert Jenkins they are among the finest Arts and Crafts gardens in Europe. Designed to... 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

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

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

Cottesbrooke Hall Gardens

Cottesbrooke Hall Gardens, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Northampton


Cottesbrooke Hall´s award winning gardens are set in delightful rural Northamptonshire. Reputed to be the pattern for Jane Austen´s `Mansfield Park´. Huge 300-year-old cedars set off magnificent pools, lily-ponds and double herbaceous borders... more

Leeds Castle & Gardens

Leeds Castle & Gardens, Maidstone, Kent

Maidstone


Leeds Castle, set in 500 acres of parkland and gardens is designed to be at its best in spring. The Wood Garden is continually developed to build colour throughout the seasons. It has also become a sanctuary for wildlife and waterfowl, among them the... 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

Hanbury Hall & Gardens

Hanbury Hall & Gardens, School Road, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire

School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa


Hanbury Hall is a restored formal 18th century garden with fruit trees, wilderness and sunken geometric parterre of clipped box. Architectural features, also restored, include two summerhouses, two timber bowling-green pavilions, an ice-house, pond... 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

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

Little Malvern Court & Gardens

Little Malvern Court & Gardens, Malvern, Worcestershire

Malvern


Little Malvern Court, a 10 acre garden, attached to a former Benedictine Priory, offers magnificent views over the Severn valley. Laid out as garden rooms around the house, there is a water garden below, feeding into a chain of lakes. Beautiful in... 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

Hall Place Gardens

Hall Place Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

Bourne Road, Bexley


The award-winning Hall Place Gardens surround the Grade 1 listed country house built in 1537 for former Lord Mayor of London. The recently restored Tudor house is open to the public with new displays including an introduction to the house's history... 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

Castle Hill Gardens

Castle Hill Gardens, Castle Hill, Barnstaple, Devon

Castle Hill, Filleigh, Barnstaple


Created back in 1730, Castle Hill Gardens bears all the hallmarks of a country house estate lavished with attention, love and care. Visitors travel to this North Devon haven to stroll around the woodland garden (a gorgeous patchwork of reds and golds... 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

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

Fyvie Castle

Fyvie Castle, Fyvie, Turriff, Aberdeenshire

Fyvie, Turriff


Fyvie Castle was once a royal stronghold, one of a chain of fortresses throughout medieval Scotland. The five towers are traditionally associated with the five successive families that lived there. The oldest part dates from the 13th century, and an... 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

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

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

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park, Brodick, Isle of Arran, Ayrshire

Brodick, Isle of Arran


The restoration of this garden at Brodick Castle began in the early 1900s and included planting of unusual species collected by great plant hunters like George Forrest. They include plants from China, Burma, the Himalayas and America. The bog garden... 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

Wimpole Estate

Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire

Arrington, Royston


Wimpole Hall has a twenty-acre garden with a 350-acre park beyond. The garden has undergone several phases of landscape and garden design since the 17th century. The park has been landscaped by Bridgeman, `Capability´ Brown and Repton. There is an... more

Burton Agnes Hall Gardens

Burton Agnes Hall Gardens, Burton Agnes, Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire

Burton Agnes, Driffield


Burton Agnes is a magnificent Elizabethan Hall surrounded by lawns and topiary yew bushes and beautiful award winning gardens. The eastern aspect of the house showcases a classical pond with beautiful fountains and a newly created pebble mosaic. To... more

Holehird Gardens (The Lakeland Horticultural Society)

Holehird Gardens (The Lakeland Horticultural Society), Patterdale Road, Windermere, Cumbria

Patterdale Road, Windermere


Holehird Gardens (The Lakeland Horticultural Society) has been voted on several occasions to be one of the Nation´s Favourite Gardens. 17 acres above Windermere it is truly a garden for all seasons. With specimen trees and shrubs, heathers, bulb... more

Wilton House

Wilton House, The Estate Office, Salisbury, Wiltshire

The Estate Office, Wilton, Salisbury


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 gardens, the latter created by the 17th Earl. The four new gardens created are the Rose... 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

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

Holker Hall & Gardens

Holker Hall & Gardens, Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands


Situated between the South Lakeland hills and Morecambe Bay, Holker Hall and Gardens combine the beauty of nature with the richness of heritage. They are highly acclaimed and offer a richness and varity peculiar to the special micro-climate of the... 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

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

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

Calke Abbey

Calke Abbey, Ticknell, Derby, Derbyshire

Ticknell, Derby


There’s something compelling about the faded grandeur of Calke Abbey in Ticknall, Derbyshire, its neglected paintwork and overgrown courtyard telling the tale of an eccentric family. The first telephone only rang in this house in 1928 and electricity... more

Packwood House

Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Solihull, Warwickshire

Packwood Lane, Lapworth, Solihull


Packwood House and gardens are noted for the intact layout dating from the 16th and 17th centuries, with courtyards, brick gazebos, terraces and the unique yew garden. The colourful borders give year round interest. In spring, daffodils, snowdrops... more

Blenheim Palace & Gardens

Blenheim Palace & Gardens, Woodstock, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Woodstock, Woodstock, Oxford


Blenheim Palace gardens (one of the Winners of the Historic Houses Association/Christies Garden of the Year Award 2008)are one of the great 18th century parks landscaped by `Capability´ Brown including the largest lake he ever devised. The Secret... more

Greenway

Greenway, Greenway Road, Brixham, Devon

Greenway Road, Galmpton, Brixham


Greenway is a secret woodland garden, situated on the banks of the River Dart. A garden of exceptional beauty with an atmosphere of romantic wilderness and mystery, and is currently under restoration. The pleasant rambling paths scattered with... 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

Dalemain

Dalemain, Penrith, Cumbria

Penrith


Dalemain is a delightful and fascinating 5 acre Lake District garden, just two miles from Ullswater and provides a haven of tranquillity. Richly planted herbaceous borders, Rose Walk with over 100 old-fashioned roses and ancient apple trees of named... more

Sizergh

Sizergh, Kendal, Cumbria

Kendal


Sizergh Castle´s garden has two lakes and a superb rock garden. All this is set in a 1600 acre estate crossed by public footpaths, providing short walks from the castle to dramatic viewpoints over Morecambe Bay and the Lake District fells. The... more

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