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

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

Houghton Hall Walled Garden

Houghton Hall Walled Garden, King's Lynn, Norfolk

King's Lynn


Houghton Hall’s glorious walled gardens make for a classic British day out. Wander through the rambling parkland that surrounds the hall, planted at the start of the 18th century and dotted with ancient oaks and sweet chestnut trees. Some 600 white... 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

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, East Budleigh, Exeter, Devon

East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Exeter


When the sun shines on Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, tucked away in East Devon at Budleigh Salterton, it’s a glorious place to be. Acres of lush green lawns, glorious fountains and a rainbow of flowers set the scene, the backdrop to the beautiful... more

Nostell Priory & Parkland

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

Doncaster Road, Nostell, Wakefield


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 waterside walks and plantings of flowering trees and shrubs including rhododendrons, azaleas and... 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

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

Loseley Park Gardens

Loseley Park Gardens, Guildford, Surrey

Guildford


The two and a half acre Walled Garden at Loseley Park, based on a design by Gertrude Jekyll, is one of the hidden secrets of the South East. It has been compared favourably by experts to gardens of national renown and its series of `rooms´ include... 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

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

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

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

Ickworth

Ickworth, The Rotunda, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds


The gardens at Ickworth were designed to reflect the Italianate nature of the remarkable late 18th century house commissioned by Frederick Augustus Hervey, the extraordinary 4th Earl of Bristol. Heavily wooded garden with yews, evergreen oak and box... 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

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

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

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

Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon, Aylesbury


Waddesdon Manor and gardens were bequeathed to the National Trust by the Rothschilds in 1957. The garden today is essentially the one laid out by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild and his French landscape designer Elie Laine. It is one of the finest... 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

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

Titsey Place Gardens

Titsey Place Gardens, Titsey, Oxted, Surrey

Titsey, Oxted


Titsey Place Garden´s upper terrace is the perfect place to enjoy the long views across the Darent Valley, which extends to the beginnings of the South Downs. The box link beds were planted over 150 years ago. The fountain at the centre of the lower... 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

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

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

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

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

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

Sheringham Park

Sheringham Park, Sheringham, Norfolk

Sheringham


Sheringham Park gardens were designed by Humphry Repton in 1812, and are one of his outstanding achievements. The large woodland garden is particularly famous for its spectacular display of rhododendrons and azaleas (flowering May-June). There are... 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

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

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

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

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

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

Painshill

Painshill, Portsmouth Road, Cobham, Surrey

Portsmouth Road, Cobham


A 158-acre wonderland of horticultural splendour, Painshill in Cobham, Surrey, has been magnificently restored to create what has been described as England’s most elegant 18th century landscaped garden. With lovely views, surreal follies, historic... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

West Dean Gardens

West Dean Gardens, West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex

West Dean, Chichester


West Dean Gardens, nestling in the South Downs National Park, is a place of tranquillity and beauty. Its features feature include a restored walled kitchen garden with some of the finest Victorian glasshouses in the country, rustic summerhouses, a... 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

Gresgarth Hall

Gresgarth Hall, Caton, Lancashire

Caton


Since moving to Gresgarth Hall in 1978 with her family, world-renowned landscape designer and plantswoman Arabella Lennox-Boyd has created one of the most exciting gardens in England, beautifully marrying the best of Italian style and British... more

The Castle & Gardens of Mey

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

Mey, Thurso


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

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

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

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