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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

RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford

RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Chelmsford, Essex

RHS Garden Hyde Hall: With sweeping panoramas, big open skies and far reaching views this Essex garden is an inspiration to visitors of all ages. The garden boasts an eclectic range of inspirational horticultural styles from traditional to modern,... 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

Audley End House & Gardens

Off London Road, Saffron Walden

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

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

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

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

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens

Abbey Turning, London Road, Maldon

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens, Abbey Turning, Maldon, Essex

Open from April until the end of August on the following Fridays: 27th May, 3rd June, 17th June, 24th June, 1st July, 15th July, 29th July, 12th August, 26th August Three-acre Beeleigh Gardens in Maldon, Essex, has stunning displays across the... 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

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

Ightham Mote

Mote Road, Ivy Hatch, Sevenoaks

Ightham Mote, Mote Road, Sevenoaks, Kent

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 through the grounds feeding the North lake. It then cascades into... more

The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House

Luxted Road, Downe, Orpington

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

English Heitage have recreated the gardens at Down House as the Darwins would have seen them. It was the home of Charles Darwin for the last 40 years of his life. It is here that he worked on his theories of evolution and wrote `On the Origin of... more

Fenton House & Garden

Hampstead Grove, Hampstead, London

Fenton House & Garden, Hampstead Grove, London, London

Fenton House and Garden, a 17th century merchant’s house with walled garden in the London’s smart Hampstead, has wonderful kerb appeal with pretty flowering borders, smartly-clipped hedges of box and yew, roses everywhere and topiary hollies. This... more

Leeds Castle & Gardens, Maidstone, Kent

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

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

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

Belmont Park

Belmont, Throwley, Faversham

Belmont Park, Belmont, Faversham, Kent

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

Chartwell

Mapleton Road, Westerham

Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham, Kent

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 love tranquil, well-thought-out gardens. Once you have explored the picture, books... more

Hatfield House Gardens, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

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

Audley End House & Gardens

Off London Road, Saffron Walden

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

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

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

Chiswick House & Gardens

Burlington Lane, Chiswick, London

Chiswick House & Gardens, Burlington Lane, London, London

If the sirens and commotion of London become just too loud one day, take a trip out west to Chiswick House Gardens. Londoners have been seeking sanctuary in these lovely grounds for years and it’s not hard to see why. The blueprint for the delightful... 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

Mount Ephraim Gardens

Staplestreet, Hernhill, Faversham

Mount Ephraim Gardens, Staplestreet, Faversham, Kent

Located in the heart of the Kent countryside lies Mount Ephraim, a beautiful family-owned estate with 10 acres of traditional gardens. Our topiary garden, rock and water garden, arboretum and rose garden combine to create a charming experience – a... more

Hever Castle & Gardens, Edenbridge, Kent

The spectacular Edwardian gardens at Hever Castle were laid out between 1904 and 1908 by Joseph Cheal & Son. One of the most magnificent areas of the gardens is the Italian Garden, which was designed to display William Waldorf Astor´s collection of... 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

Knebworth House Gardens

Knebworth, Knebworth

Knebworth House Gardens, Knebworth, Knebworth, Hertfordshire

At Knebworth House, the present 28-acre garden dates largely from the Victorian and Edwardian eras, with more recent and continuing restoration and additions. Sir Edwin Lutyens re-designed the formal gardens immediate to the House. Each of the... more

Ham House & Garden

Ham Street, Ham, Richmond

Ham House & Garden, Ham Street, Richmond, London

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 restored garden, once the home of the beautiful and notorious civil... more

Sissinghurst Castle

Biddenden Road, Cranbrook

Sissinghurst Castle, Biddenden Road, Cranbrook, Kent

Sissinghurst Castle Garden was developed around the surviving parts of an Elizabethan mansion. With a central red-brick prospect tower - a series of small enclosed compartments, intimate in scale and romantic in atmosphere. Including the renowned and... more

Groombridge Place Gardens

Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells

Groombridge Place Gardens, Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Groombridge Place Gardens in Tunbridge Wells pulls off that rare feat of having stunning horticultural displays for adults to admire while simultaneously having a whole load of features to entertain the kids. Stroll around the Knot Garden - tulip... more

Godinton House & Gardens

Godinton Lane, Ashford

Godinton House & Gardens, Godinton Lane, Ashford, Kent

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

Scotney Castle

Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells

Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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

Hampton Court Gardens

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey

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

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

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

Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, Cranbrook

Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest, Bedgebury Road, Cranbrook, Kent

Bedgebury National Pinetum is the sort of natural treasure that England does so well. Open year round and beautiful in all seasons, enjoy the fabulous display of one of the worlds most complete collections of conifers with a network of pathways for... more

Claremont Landscape Garden

Portsmouth Road, Esher

Claremont Landscape Garden, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey

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 famed throughout Europe. The many features include a lake, island... more

Pashley Manor Gardens

Ticehurst, Wadhurst

Pashley Manor Gardens, Ticehurst, Wadhurst, East Sussex

Pashley Manor Gardens, on the border of Sussex and Kent, include a rose walk and rose garden, a working kitchen garden, brightly coloured herbaceous borders, several ponds and a bluebell walk through the woodland – all areas show evidence of the... more

Standen

West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead

Standen, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex

Standen House and Gardens are a love song to the Arts and Crafts movement and tell the tale of 1920s family life through all manner of artefacts and furniture. The hillside gardens that surround the house are under restoration to return to the design... more

Polesden Lacey

Great Bookham, Dorking

Polesden Lacey, Great Bookham, Dorking, Surrey

Polesden Lacey has a 30 acre garden spanning several centuries, with a long terrace walk offering fine views across the valley. The Edwardian walled garden is formally planted including yew hedges. The walled rose garden is divided into four squares... more

The Priest House Gardens

North Lane, West Hoathly, East Grinstead

The Priest House Gardens, North Lane, East Grinstead, West Sussex

The Priest House Gardens, in the grounds of Priest House, is a formal herb garden with over 150 culinary, medicinal and household herbs.... more

Wimpole Estate

Arrington, Royston

Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire

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

Goodnestone Park Gardens

Wingham, Canterbury

Goodnestone Park Gardens, Wingham, Canterbury, Kent

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

Bateman's

Bateman's Lane, Burwash, Etchingham

Bateman's, Bateman's Lane, Etchingham, East Sussex

The Jacobean home of Rudyard Kipling, beautiful Bateman’s sits in glorious Downs countryside, surrounded by the wooded landscape of the Sussex Weald. Its 17th century origins are very clearly visible to visitors, from the pretty mullioned windows to... more

Great Dixter House and Gardens

Dixter Road, Northiam

Great Dixter House and Gardens, Dixter Road, Northiam, East Sussex

Great Dixter is situated in Northiam. Turn off A28 at the Post Office and follow signposted route from the village. Great Dixter is one of the most attractive and imaginative gardens in Britain. The 15th Century house is surrounded by an... more

Wakehurst Place

Ardingly, Haywards Heath

Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Wakehurst Place gardens, in the beautiful High Weald of Sussex, is an outstanding botanic garden and conservation area, managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens. A mild, friendly climate, a high rainfall and moisture-retentive soils, allows many... more

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey

The Award-winning RHS Garden at Wisley is one of Britain´s best-loved gardens with 240 acres offering a fascinating blend of the beautiful with practical and innovative design and cultivation techniques. The beauty and tranquillity of the garden... 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

Ickworth

The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds

Ickworth, The Rotunda, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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

Anglesey Abbey, Gardens & Lode Mill

Quy Road, Lode, Cambridge

Anglesey Abbey, Gardens & Lode Mill, Quy Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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

Wrest Park

Silsoe, Luton

Wrest Park, Silsoe, Luton, Bedfordshire

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

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