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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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cliveden National Trust

Cliveden Road, Taplow, Maidenhead

Cliveden National Trust, Cliveden Road, Maidenhead, Buckinghamshire

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

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

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

Hughenden

High Wycombe

Hughenden, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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 in London. The lawns and terraces have been planted once more with loud,... 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

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

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

Hatchlands Park

East Clandon, Guildford

Hatchlands Park, East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey

The graceful Georgian mansion at Hatchlands Park sits languidly alongside an equally elegant garden, landscaped by Humphry Repton, part of one of the largest country estates surrounding Greater London. Take in the garden at its best by following five... 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

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

Clandon Park

West Clandon, Guildford

Clandon Park, West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey

It’s like stepping into another time. Clandon Park will have you standing back in awe at first sight of its beautifully preserved Palladian mansion and grand marble hall – but it’s the garden that really leaves a lasting impression. Ramble up 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

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

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

Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden

Black and White Cottage, Standon Lane, Ockley

Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden, Black and White Cottage, Ockley, Surrey

Broadleaved plants and mature trees support, frame and enhance a changing collection of contemporary sculpture in this stunning garden. The Sculpture Garden was the brainchild of owner and curator Hannah Peschar over 30 years ago, and has grown... 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

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

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

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

Belmont Gardens

Throwley, Faversham

Belmont Gardens, Throwley, Faversham, Kent

The layout of the grounds at Belmont largely date from the 1790s and form part of the Colonel Montresor’s remodelling of the Park, although the planting has been altered and added to by different generations of the Harris Family over the past two... 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

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

High Beeches Garden

High Beeches Lane, Handcross

High Beeches Garden, High Beeches Lane, Handcross, West Sussex

The family who played a major part in creating these spectacular gardens went on to create other Sussex stunners like Wakehurst and Leonardslee - and High Beeches Garden is right up there with them as a leading UK horticultural hotspot. All year... more

Greys Court

Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames

Greys Court, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Greys Court is a picturesque house mainly Tudor in style set in a beautiful courtyard. A series of walled gardens are set out as outdoor rooms with a fine collection of old fashioned roses, paeonies, an ornamental vegetable garden, maze, ice-house... more

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