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Gardens in Somerset, such as Dunster Castle and Lytes Cary Manor are listed below.

Dunster Castle

Dunster Castle, Dunster, Minehead, Somerset

Dunster, Minehead

Dunster Castle has a hilltop garden, lawn and interesting rare shrub borders. Below there are formal woodland terraces and along the river, opulent sub-tropical plantings of Camellias, Rhododendrons and Azaleas. The season begins with thousands of... more

Lytes Cary Manor

Lytes Cary Manor, Somerton, Somerset

Somerton

The impeccable topiary that lines the path leading to Lytes Cary Manor in Somerton, Somerset, says it all about this simple, beautiful Arts and Crafts garden. The house was once the home of medieval herbalist Henry Lyte who used the Niewe Herball... more

Greencombe Gardens

Greencombe Gardens, Porlock, Somerset

Porlock

Greencombe is a post-war garden, having been started in 1946 by Horace Stroud. It is a strip of 3.5 acres on the edge of ancient woodland. The light comes from the north, with a sweep of sky down to the Bristol Channel. To the south rise wooded... more

Montacute House

Montacute House, Montacute, Yeovil, Somerset

Montacute, Yeovil

Montacute House and gardens is a simple, elegant, Elizabethan garden comprised largely of green spaces, of lawns and processions of clipped yews. Most memorable is the formal sunken lawn beside the house, fringed with borders of rich pinks and... more

Tintinhull Garden

Tintinhull Garden, Farm Street, Yeovil, Somerset

Farm Street, Tintinhull, Yeovil

Tintinhull Garden is a classic 20th century English garden surrounding a 17th century manor house, of high formality overlaid with an opulent yet carefully contrived planting. With varied borders, attractive kitchen garden and secluded lawns all... more

The Bishop's Palace & Gardens

The Bishop's Palace & Gardens, Wells, Somerset

Wells

Bishop's Palace & Gardens: Find us in the centre of the historic City of Wells, step across the drawbridge and discover the splendour of the medieval Palace before you. Beyond the 13th century building lies 14 acres of gardens, springs and arboretum,... more

The Walled Gardens of Cannington

The Walled Gardens of Cannington, Church Street, Bridgwater, Somerset

Church Street, Cannington, Bridgwater

The Walled Gardens of Cannington lie within the grounds of a medieval priory in the village of Cannington in Somerset. Expect classic and modern features including the hot herbaceous border, the blue garden, a sub-tropical walk and a Victorian... 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

Hestercombe Gardens

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset

Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton

Hestercombe is unique in having three complete period gardens covering fifty acres. The Georgian landscape, Victorian terrace and the formal Edwardian gardens combine to create one of BritainĀ“s premier garden sites widely recognised as being of... 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

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

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Towns in Somerset with Garden listings:  Bridgwater | Dunster | Ilminster | Minehead | Porlock | Somerton | Taunton | Wellington | Wells | Yeovil