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Waltham Abbey Gardens

Abbey View, Waltham Abbey

Waltham Abbey Gardens, Abbey View, Waltham Abbey, Essex

Waltham Abbey Gardens is an award-winning site steeped in history and set in the grounds of the Abbey, the last to be dissolved by Henry VIII and thought to be the site of King Harold’s grave. The remains of some of the Abbey buildings can still be... more

RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford

RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Chelmsford, Essex


Explore 360 acres of Incredible Gardens at RHS Garden Hyde Hall RHS Garden Hyde Hall boasts an eclectic range of inspirational horticultural styles from traditional to modern, providing interest and colour, whatever the weather or... more

Audley End House & Gardens

Off London Road, Saffron Walden

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


Explore One of Britain's Finest Jacobean Mansions English Heritage makes the most of the house’s story and its successive owners (including Thomas Audley, Lord Chancellor to Henry VIII, earls, kings and the Neville family in the... more

The Beth Chatto Gardens

Clacton Road, Elmstead Market, Colchester

The Beth Chatto Gardens, Clacton Road, Colchester, Essex

The Beth Chatto Gardens are an example of what you can achieve if you begin with a challenging landscape. These 7.5 acres of beautiful gardens are located 10 minutes' drive from Colchester and are open all year round. Beth herself is an author,... more

The Gibberd Garden

Marsh Lane, Gilden Way, Harlow

The Gibberd Garden, Marsh Lane, Harlow, Essex

The Gibberd Garden is a highly individual creation of Sir Frederick Gibberd, the master planner of Harlow New Town. It is sited on the side of a small valley, which slopes down to a brook. Occupying some 7 acres, the garden was planned as a series of... more

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

Copped Hall and Garden

Stables Courtyard, Epping

Copped Hall and Garden, Stables Courtyard, Epping, Essex

Copped Hall: This is a garden under restoration with touches of Tudor, Georgian and Victorian. It is a garden of varying levels, lawns, trees and 'garden theatre'. It is a garden to visit repeatedly over the years to follow the restoration. We have a... more

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

The Manor

Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon

The Manor, Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

The Manor: The moated Norman manor, c 1130, was the home of Lucy M Boston from 1939 and the setting for her Green Knowe children´s books. Lucy gradually laid out the garden over several years, bordering the path from the river to the house with... more

Waltham Abbey Gardens

Abbey View, Waltham Abbey

Waltham Abbey Gardens, Abbey View, Waltham Abbey, Essex

Waltham Abbey Gardens is an award-winning site steeped in history and set in the grounds of the Abbey, the last to be dissolved by Henry VIII and thought to be the site of King Harold’s grave. The remains of some of the Abbey buildings can still be... more

Myddelton House Gardens

Bulls Cross, Enfield

Myddelton House Gardens, Bulls Cross, Enfield, London

The former family seat of the Parker-Bowles family, Mydellton House Gardens is a celebration of the self-taught horticulturalist. Created by the Edward Augustus “Gussie' Bowles back in back in the late 1800s, the garden became a celebrated... more

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

RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford

RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Chelmsford, Essex


Explore 360 acres of Incredible Gardens at RHS Garden Hyde Hall RHS Garden Hyde Hall boasts an eclectic range of inspirational horticultural styles from traditional to modern, providing interest and colour, whatever the weather or... more

Stephens House & Gardens

Avenue House Services LTD, 17 East End Road, Finchley

Stephens House & Gardens, Avenue House Services LTD

Stephens House is a hidden gem in the heart of Finchley, North London, with excellent transport links to the rest of the city and beyond. This unique historic house stands in stunning landscaped gardens once owned by the Bishop of London . ... more

Wyken Hall Gardens

Wyken Hall, Stanton, Bury St Edmunds

Wyken Hall Gardens, Wyken Hall, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Wyken Hall Gardens is a romantic 4 acre garden, designed in the last 25 years with a series of `rooms´ wrapped around a cosy pink house, leading into a more natural garden. The knot and herb gardens were designed by Arabella Lennox-Boyd. A formal... more

The Beth Chatto Gardens

Clacton Road, Elmstead Market, Colchester

The Beth Chatto Gardens, Clacton Road, Colchester, Essex

The Beth Chatto Gardens are an example of what you can achieve if you begin with a challenging landscape. These 7.5 acres of beautiful gardens are located 10 minutes' drive from Colchester and are open all year round. Beth herself is an author,... more

The Place for Plants

The Place for Plants, East Bergholt Place, East Bergholt

The Place for Plants, The Place for Plants, East Bergholt, Suffolk

East Bergholt Place, set in 20 acres, is a wonderful garden and arboretum. Originally laid out at the beginning of the 20th century by the present owners Great Grandfather and described as a `Cornish Garden in Suffolk´. With a marvellous collection... more

Geffrye Museum Period Gardens

136 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, London

Geffrye Museum Period Gardens, 136 Kingsland Road, London, London

The Geffrye Museum´s classic herb and period gardens are set beside 18th century almshouses, providing a haven of peace from the inner city. The 12 beds of the award-winning walled herb garden contain over 170 types of herb divided into traditional... more

Fenton House & Garden

Hampstead Grove, Hampstead, London

Fenton House & Garden, Hampstead Grove, London, London


Explore a eautiful Edwardian Garden at Fenton House Fenton House and Garden, a 17th century merchant’s house with walled garden in the London’s Hampstead, has wonderful kerb appeal with pretty flowering borders, smartly-clipped... more

Hall Place Gardens

Bourne Road, Bexley

Hall Place Gardens, Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent

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

Eltham Palace & Gardens

Court Yard, Eltham

Eltham Palace & Gardens, Court Yard, Eltham, London


Discover the glamour of the 1930's at Eltham Palace Eltham Palace is one of London's most intriguing hidden gems, it embodies an eccentric mix of Art Deco design and a medieval royal palace. First recorded in the Domesday book,... more

Ascott

Wing, Leighton Buzzard

Ascott, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire

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 English grounds with all manner of formal and natural plantings. The... more

Oxburgh Hall

Oxborough, Swaffham

Oxburgh Hall, Oxborough, Swaffham, Norfolk


Discover the romantic moated manor house and gardens, Oxburgh Hall The Oxburgh Hall garden surrounds the wonderful moated Tudor manor house built in 1482 by the Bedingfeld family. Lawns fringed with fine trees, a Victorian parterre... more

Chiswick House & Gardens

Burlington Lane, Chiswick, London

Chiswick House & Gardens, Burlington Lane, London, London


Discover the birthplace of the English Landscape Movement One of West Londons hidden gems, Chiswick house is a classic example of beautiful 18th century British architecture. The Londoners have been seeking sanctuary in these... more

Gooderstone Water Gardens

The Street, Gooderstone, King's Lynn

Gooderstone Water Gardens, The Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk

There’s a lovely story behind the creation of Gooderstone Water Gardens near Swaffham in Norfolk. Retired farmer Billy Knights began creating the gardens at the age of 70 back in 1970 after his son joked that the land there was too wet for cattle to... more

Helmingham Hall Gardens

Helmingham Hall, Helmingham, Stowmarket

Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham Hall, Stowmarket, Suffolk

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

The Bressingham Gardens

Bressingham, Diss

The Bressingham Gardens, Bressingham, Diss, Norfolk

With 17 acres beautifully planted and laid out, Bressinghan Gardens in Diss, Norfolk, provides plenty of tranquil space to wander around and consider the meaning of life. There are more than 8000 species and cultivars of perennials, grasses, shrubs,... more

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

Peckover House & Garden

North Brink, Wisbech

Peckover House & Garden, North Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire


Explore the beautiful gardens of Peckover House Peckover House & Garden is a charming 2-acre Victorian garden at the rear of a Georgian house on the North Brink in the middle of Wisbech, described as `The National Trust´s best town... more

Lyveden New Bield

Near Oundle, Peterborough

Lyveden New Bield, Near Oundle, Peterborough, Northamptonshire


Explore the Fascinating Lyveden New Bield The National Trust has taken the Lyveden New Bield, a building started but never finished by Sir Thomas Tresham to symbolise his Catholicism in the 1500s and early 1600s, and turned it into a... more

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

Boughton Park

Kettering

Boughton Park, Kettering, Northamptonshire

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

The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House

Luxted Road, Downe, Orpington

The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House, Luxted Road, Orpington, Kent


Experience nature come to life in the Gardens of Down House, Home to Charles Darwin Just outside central London stands the family home of world-renowned Victorian scientist Charles Darwin, Down House, a unique building laden with... more

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

Hampton Court Gardens

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey

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


Experience Stunning Gardens at Hampton Court Palace 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... more

Cliveden National Trust

Cliveden Road, Taplow, Maidenhead

Cliveden National Trust, Cliveden Road, Maidenhead, Buckinghamshire


Explore the fantastic gardens of Cliveden 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,... more

Claydon House and Gardens

The Estate Office, The Claydon Estate, Middle Claydon, Buckingham

Claydon House and Gardens, The Estate Office, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

The Gardens at Claydon House are open by kind permission of the Verney family and are a classic example of an English country house garden, being both decorative and productive. The gardens were first created by John Sanderson between 1763 and 1776... more

Waddesdon Manor

Waddesdon, Aylesbury

Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

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

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

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 earlier phases of activity, most notably an Iron Age hillfort... more

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

Stowe

Buckingham

Stowe, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

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

Rockingham Castle & Gardens

Market Harborough

Rockingham Castle & Gardens, Market Harborough, Northamptonshire

Rockingham Castle and gardens stand on the edge of an escarpment giving dramatic views over five counties and the Welland Valley below. Surrounding the castle are some 12 acres of gardens largely following the foot print of the medieval castle. The... more

Claremont Landscape Garden

Portsmouth Road, Esher

Claremont Landscape Garden, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey


Explore the serene Claremont Landscape Garden Claremont Landscape Garden's creation and development involved some of the great names in garden history. The first garden was begun in 1715 and later that century their delights were... more

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

Great Fosters

Stroude Road, Egham

Great Fosters, Stroude Road, Egham, Surrey

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

Emmetts Garden

Ide Hill, Sevenoaks

Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent

Emmetts Garden was influenced by William Robinson. This delightful informal woodland garden - with the highest treetop in Kent - was laid out in the late 19th century, with many exotic, fascinating rare trees and flowering shrubs from across the... more

The Valley Gardens - Windsor Great Park

Windsor Great Park, via Wick Road, Englefield Green

The Valley Gardens - Windsor Great Park, Windsor Great Park, Englefield Green, Surrey

The Valley Gardens, part of The Royal Landscape, is a woodland garden on a grand scale, set beneath majestic trees with delightful views to Virginia Water lake. Over 200 acres of camellias, rhododendrons, magnolias and many other flowering trees and... more

Chartwell

Mapleton Road, Westerham

Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham, Kent


Discover the Life and Times of Winston Churchill at Chartwell The family home and garden of Sir Winston Churchill, Chartwell in Westerham, Kent, is not only a must-visit for history buffs and architecture fans but also those who... more

Titsey Place Gardens

Titsey, Oxted

Titsey Place Gardens, Titsey, Oxted, Surrey

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

Cottesbrooke Hall Gardens, Northampton, Northamptonshire

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

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