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Parkland Gardens in the UK

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

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

Helmingham Hall Gardens

Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham Hall, Stowmarket, Suffolk

Helmingham Hall, Helmingham, Stowmarket


Helmingham Hall Gardens, the ancestoral home of the Tollemache family for the past 500 years, who enjoy sharing their passion for the beautiful gardens. Surrounded by the impressive Tudor moated Hall set in a 400 year old ancient deer park.... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Felbrigg Hall, Gardens & Estate

Felbrigg Hall, Gardens & Estate, Felbrigg, Norwich, Norfolk

Felbrigg, Norwich


The 17th century Felbrigg Hall has a delightful walled garden, combining productive and ornamental gardening. Fruit and vegetables abound and provide fresh produce for the restaurant. Espaliered fruit trees, vines and figs trained on the old brick... 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

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

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

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

West Dean Gardens

West Dean Gardens, West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex

West Dean, Chichester


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

Little Malvern Court & Gardens

Little Malvern Court & Gardens, Little Malvern, Malvern, Worcestershire

Little Malvern, 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

Wrest Park

Wrest Park, Silsoe, Luton, Bedfordshire

Silsoe, Luton


Wrest Park´s formal gardens are a fascinating history of gardening styles laid out over one and a half centuries. Explore the ornate garden buildings including the magnificent Baroque pleasure pavilion, orangery and Bath House, and admire the fine... more

Logie House Gardens

Logie House Gardens, Logie Steading, Forres, Moray

Logie Steading, Forres


There is evidence on old maps that there has been a garden at Logie House since the eighteenth century. In the last hundred years it changed from being ornamental and semi-productive in the early nineteen hundreds, to increased production in the... more

Cliveden National Trust

Cliveden National Trust, Cliveden Road, Maidenhead, Buckinghamshire

Cliveden Road, Taplow, Maidenhead


Set high above the River Thames with far-reaching views, these beautiful gardens at Cliveden in Berkshire capture the grandeur of a bygone age. Stroll through a series of impressive gardens, each with their own special charm. From the iconic parterre... 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

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

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

Somerleyton Hall & Gardens

Somerleyton Hall & Gardens, Somerleyton, Lowestoft, Suffolk

Somerleyton, Lowestoft


An early Victorian stately home, built on the site of a Jacobean Mansion. The hall features fine furnishings, paintings, ornate stonework, carved wood panelling and fine state room. The gardens are renowned for their splendid specimen trees, and... 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

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

Audley End House & Gardens

Audley End House & Gardens, Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex

Off London Road, Saffron Walden


One of England’s most fabulous country mansions, Audley End House is a Jacobean confection made for entertaining – and it still does. National Heritage makes the most of the house’s story and its successive owners (including Thomas Audley, Lord... more

Mellerstain House & Gardens

Mellerstain House & Gardens, Gordon, Scottish Borders

Gordon


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

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

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