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Kentwell Hall

High Street, Long Melford

Kentwell Hall, High Street, Long Melford, Suffolk

Kentwell Hall in Long Melford, is Suffolk’s hidden gem and one of England’s finest Tudor houses that stands within the most extensive moat in the county. The house is reached by a 3/4 mile long avenue of ancient Lime Trees. Kentwell’s gardens and... more

  • Children of all ages welcome (Kentwell is buggy friendly)

Rockingham Castle & Gardens

Market Harborough

Rockingham Castle & Gardens, Market Harborough, Northamptonshire


Explore the beautiful grounds of Rockingham Castle 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... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Parham Gardens

Parham Park, Storrington, Pulborough

Parham Gardens, Parham Park, Pulborough, West Sussex

There are two gardens at Parham - the 18th century Pleasure Grounds, 7 acres of rolling lawns leading gently down to the brick and turf maze and lake, specimen trees, with fine vistas to the South Downs - and the magnificent 4 acre walled garden with... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses

Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham

Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Westbourne Road, Birmingham, West Midlands

This ‘oasis of delight’ features over 7000 plants shrubs and trees including rare specimens, set in beautiful landscaped gardens. These include Rose Garden, Alpine Yard, Woodland and Rhododendron Walks, Rock Pool and Diamond Jubilee Cascade and Lawn... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Sissinghurst Castle

Biddenden Road, Cranbrook

Sissinghurst Castle, Biddenden Road, Cranbrook, Kent


Explore the beautiful Gardens at Sissinghurst Castle 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,... more

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Canons Ashby

Daventry

Canons Ashby, Daventry, Northamptonshire


Explore the beautiful Canons Ashby Canons Ashby House, has a formal garden that was created between 1708 and 1717 by Edward Dryden. Derelict and overgrown when the house was rescued by the National Trust, the restoration work of... more

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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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Jermyns Lane, Ampfield, Romsey

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Jermyns Lane, Romsey, Hampshire

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is home to one of the most important modern plant collections in the world. Established in 1953 by the distinguished plantsman Sir Harold Hillier, the magnificent collection of over 42,000 plants from temperate regions... more

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Moseley Old Hall

Moseley Old Hall Lane, Fordhouses, Wolverhampton

Moseley Old Hall, Moseley Old Hall Lane, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire


Discover the secret hiding place of a King and explore its beautiful gardens Moseley Old Hall´s garden has been re-created in the 17th century style. Includes a formal knot garden, a wooden arbour covered with clematis, neat box... more

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


Discover the fantastic West Wycombe Park 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... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Lyme Park, House & Garden

Disley, Stockport

Lyme Park, House & Garden, Disley, Stockport, Cheshire


Explore the magnificent Lyme Park, Surrounded by stunning Parkland Lyme Park is a 17 acre high-Victorian garden boasting impressive, colourful bedding schemes, an Edwardian rose garden, Jekyll-style herbaceous border of hot colours,... more

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The Vyne

Vyne Road, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke

The Vyne, Vyne Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire


Discover centuries of gardening history at The Vyne Attractive gardens surround the 16th century Vyne house. The gardens are home to several stunning features such as a walled garden and glass house beautiful lawns, herbaceous... more

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Osborne House

East Cowes

Osborne House, East Cowes


Explore the Royal Gardens at Osborne House Osborne House and gardens were originally designed by Prince Albert and Cubitt for the Royal Family. The Italianate designs for the terraced formal gardens, complement the house. They... more

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Stone Lane Gardens Arboretum

Chagford, Newton Abbot

Stone Lane Gardens Arboretum, Chagford, Newton Abbot, Devon

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford

RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Chelmsford, Essex

Nestled in the heart of rural Essex, enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this garden with its eclectic mix of styles from traditional to modern. With lots of space to think and breathe, you’ll find something to delight and inspire at every turn.... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Trelissick Garden

Feock, Truro

Trelissick Garden, Feock, Truro, Cornwall


Find Inspiration at Trelissick Garden The tranquil Trelissick Garden originally planted in 1937, contains a superb collection of tender and exotic plants. Beautifully positioned at the head of the Fal estuary, the estate commands... more

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Wollaton Hall, Gardens & Deer Park

Wollaton Park, Nottingham

Wollaton Hall, Gardens & Deer Park, Wollaton Park, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire


Explore Wollaton Hall and Deer park, Nottingham Wollaton Hall stands on a natural hill 2 miles west of Nottingham City Centre. Located on 500 acres of historic deer park, with a rich diversity of habitats and species. See herds of... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Belton House

Grantham

Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire


Discover a quintessential English Country Estate Often referred to as the perfect country house, Belton House in Lincolnshire provides plenty to keep stately home lovers happy for the day. Wander the truly lovely deer park and... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Hatchlands Park

East Clandon, Guildford

Hatchlands Park, East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey


Explore the stunning House and surrounding countryside at Hatchlands Park The graceful Georgian mansion at Hatchlands Park sits languidly alongside an equally elegant garden, landscaped by Humphry Repton, part of one of the largest... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Burrow Farm Gardens

Dalwood, Axminster

Burrow Farm Gardens, Dalwood, Axminster, Devon

Burrow Farm Gardens is a beautifully landscaped 13 acre garden, which will appeal to both the plantsman and those seeking a relaxing walk around a tranquil garden with extensive views. Sweeping lawns lead between island beds of unusual shrubs and... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Trerice

Kestle Mill, Newquay

Trerice, Kestle Mill, Newquay, Cornwall


Explore the stunning gardens of Trerice The beautiful Elizabethan manor house, Trerice is home to a small but stunning formal garden . It's collection holds some unusual, rare plants, climbers, perennials and an orchard with old... more

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Newstead Abbey Park & Gardens, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire

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

  • Children of all ages welcome
Glamis Castle Gardens

Springtime is perhaps the most dramatic season when the mile long avenue is stunningly lined with swathes of daffodils. In the summer superb displays of rhododendrons and azaleas with their spectacular colours can be seen around the grounds. This... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Royal Botanic Garden

Inverleith Row, Edinburgh

Royal Botanic Garden, Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Visit Scotland's Premier Garden The Royal Botanic Garden, known locally as the `Botanics´, was established way back in 1670 and is Scotland´s premier garden. Tender plants are an important part of the Living Collections and the... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Dalemain

Penrith

Dalemain, Penrith, Cumbria

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

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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. Visit the Priest House for a wonderful collection of historical curiosities, showcasing farm heritage and... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens and Nursery

Stewart Lane, Stillingfleet, York

Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens and Nursery, Stewart Lane, York, North Yorkshire

Stillingfleet Lodge Garden is a privately owned family garden set in the grounds of an 18th century farmhouse. There is a wild flower walk that leads to a natural pond, long herbaceous borders and colour themed plantings around the house. Modern rill... more

  • Children of all ages welcome
Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire


Discover 400 years of History at Castle Fraser, Gardens and Grounds The atmospheric baronial Castle Fraser was first constructed in 1575 and has a rich, noble and sometimes grusome history. The castle contains many Fraser family... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Hill Close Gardens Trust

Bread & Meat Close, Warwick

Hill Close Gardens Trust, Bread & Meat Close, Warwick, Warwickshire

Hill Close Gardens are a unique set of Victorian detached gardens and are the only survivors open to the public in England. Come and explore these gardens and drift back in time. Plant sales / nursery / Weekend Tearoom / Venue Hire / Events all year... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Threave Estate

Castle Douglas

Threave Estate, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway


Explore one of the Finest Gardens in Scotland Threave´s spectacular gardens have been created over the years by students of the National Trust For Scotlands´s School of Practical Gardening. The gardens are constantly evolving to... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Felley Priory

Underwood

Felley Priory, Underwood, Nottinghamshire

Felley Priory is a garden for all seasons - with its ancient walls, yew hedges and topiary, snowdrops, hellebores, an orchard of daffodils, herbaceous borders and an old-fashioned rose garden with over 90 different varieties of roses and many late... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

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The National Botanic Garden of Wales

Llanarthne, Carmarthen

The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Created within 568 acres of beautiful parkland, The National Botanic Garden of Wales is home to a unique collection of over 100,000 different plants and the largest single-span Glasshouse in the world, designed by Lord Foster, which houses an... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

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Tresco Abbey

Tresco, Isles of Scilly

Tresco Abbey, Tresco, Isles of Scilly

Tresco Abbey Gardens defies all the preconceptions regarding what can and cannot be grown in rain-soaked, frost-cursed Britain. A perennial Kew without the glass hosting 20,000 plants. The garden is home to species from 80 countries ranging from... more

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Biddulph Grange Garden

Grange Road, Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent

Biddulph Grange Garden, Grange Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire


Explore the Beautiful Biddulph Grange Gardens James Bateman’s Victorian Biddulph Grange Gardens near Stoke-on-Trent was beautifully restored by the National Trust and the result is a day out that allows you to journey the world... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

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Prior Park Landscape Garden

Ralph Allen Drive, Bath

Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset


View stunning Landscape gardens at Prior Park Prior Park is a beautiful and intimate 18th century landscape garden, created by local entrepreneur and philanthropist Ralph Allen with advice from the poet Alexander Pope and Capability... more

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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

  • Children of all ages welcome (Over 3)
Kellie Castle & Garden, Pittenweem, Fife


Explore the Beautiful Gardens of Kellie Castle Take a stroll round Kellie Castle & Garden, the magical Arts & Crafts garden and enjoy the scent of old roses and the beautiful herbaceous borders. The 1 acre walled garden is set out... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Colby Woodland Garden

Amroth, Narberth

Colby Woodland Garden, Amroth, Narberth, Pembrokeshire


Discover the serenity of Colby Woodland Garden Colby Woodland Garden is an 8-acre garden with a fine display of colour in spring, with masses of dramatic rhododendrons, magnolias, sweetly scented azaleas and camellias, underplanted... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

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Priorwood Garden, Melrose, Scottish Borders


Explore the art of Dried Flower Arranging at Priorwood Garden Priorwood Garden is a specialist centre for the craft of dried flower arranging. Most of the flowers are grown for this purpose and the colourful selection brings variety... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Polesden Lacey

Great Bookham, Dorking

Polesden Lacey, Great Bookham, Dorking, Surrey


Explore the stunning grounds at Polesden Lacey 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... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Hare Hill

Over Alderley, Macclesfield

Hare Hill, Over Alderley, Macclesfield, Cheshire


Hop along to Hare Hill Garden Hare Hill Garden is a charming wooded and walled garden set amid rolling parkland. This woodland garden, especially spectacular in early summer, includes azaleas, hybrid and species rhododendrons,... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Tyntesfield

Wraxall, Bristol

Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Bristol


Explore the stunning Gardens of Tyntesfield Tyntesfield, the original garden is thought to have been laid out in the 1840´s. Currently there is a huge restoration project underway to bring this impressive estate back to its... more

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Hill of Tarvit Mansionhouse & Garden, Cupar, Fife


Experience a Wonderful Day out at Hill of Tarvit Hill of Tarvit is one of Scotland's finest Edwardian mansionhouses, replete with a splendid collection of antiques, furniture, Chinese porcelain and superb paintings by Sir Henry... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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