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Lanhydrock

Bodmin

Lanhydrock, Bodmin, Cornwall


Explore beautiful Victorian Gardens at Lanhydrock Lanhydrock garden overlooks the valley of the River Fowey. Set on a hillside facing north-east above the house and park with bold, formal, Victorian lawns, lines of topiary yews,... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Logan Botanic Garden

Port Logan, Stranraer

Logan Botanic Garden, Port Logan, Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway

Explore the Beautiful Logan Botanic Gardens Logan Botanic Garden lies at the south-western tip of Scotland, and because of the influence of the Gulf Stream, a remarkable collection of bizarre and beautiful plants flourishes outside,... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Floors Castle

Roxburghe Estate Office, Kelso

Floors Castle, Roxburghe Estate Office, Kelso, Scottish Borders

FLOORS CASTLE 5 Star Family Attraction From the magnificent Castle and Walled Gardens to our woodland and riverside walks, a new cycle trail, wonderful family activities and a children’s adventure playground, there is so much to enjoy at Floors... more

  • Children of all ages welcome (Under 5's free)

Wilton House

The Estate Office, Wilton, Salisbury

Wilton House, The Estate Office, Salisbury, Wiltshire


Explore the beautiful grounds of the stately home, Wilton House Wilton House gardens are in an idyllic setting, bordered by the rivers Wyle and Nadder. A mix of open parkland in the style of Capability Brown and small formal... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Charlecote Park

Wellesbourne, Warwick

Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwick, Warwickshire


Discover the beautiful gardens of Charlecote Park Charlecote Park is a pleasing Capability Brown park with good cedars, and formal gardens around the house. There is a border of plants mentioned in Shakespeare´s works in front of the... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Westonbury Mill Water Gardens

Pembridge, Leominster

Westonbury Mill Water Gardens, Pembridge, Leominster, Herefordshire

The garden is laid out around a tangle of streams and ponds and has a huge collection of moisture loving plants growing with lush abundance. Every corner brings surprises and new interest. You can climb the spiral walk of the giant mound walk through... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Castle Drogo

Drewsteignton, Exeter

Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, Exeter, Devon


Explore a castle hidden deep in the Devon Countryside Castle Drogo and its 1920s Lutyens garden is the highest owned by the National Trust at 823 metres and lies within shelter of trees and hedges. The terraced formal garden has... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Broughton House & Garden

High Street, Kirkcudbright

Broughton House & Garden, High Street, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway


Explore the Stunning Gardens of Broughton House Broughton House and its gardens is a curious but appealing mix of Japanese and Scottish styles, set out in the early 1900s by artist E.A. Hornel. The sunken courtyard with its... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • 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

Bateman's

Bateman's Lane, Burwash, Etchingham

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

'That's She! The Only She! Make an honest woman of her - quick!' was how Rudyard Kipling described Bateman's when he first saw it. Surrounded by the Sussex Weald, this Jacobean house provided a much needed sanctuary for this world-famous writer. ... more

  • Children of all ages welcome
The Castle & Gardens of Mey, Mey, Thurso, Highland

The Queen Mother fell in love with the Castle and Gardens of Mey on the north coast of Caithness in Scotland when she saw it for the first time in 1952 - and little wonder. This enchanting edifice and crumbling garden had a magic about them that... more

  • Children of all ages welcome (Children under 5 Free)

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

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Cascades Gardens

Clatterway, Bonsall, Matlock

Cascades Gardens, Clatterway, Matlock, Derbyshire

Cascades Gardens is a beautiful and fascinating 4 acre public garden set in the historic village of Bonsall, near Matlock, Derbyshire. The garden which has been developed over the last 20 years is set on many levels with a new garden room around each... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

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

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Batsford Arboretum

Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh

Batsford Arboretum, Batsford, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

Batsford is home to one of the country’s largest private tree collections. Enjoy early colour from snowdrops, spring-flowering bulbs and Japanese flowering cherries; escape the heat under the tree canopy in summer and prepare to be amazed by the... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Hughenden

High Wycombe

Hughenden, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

A house with two tales, Hughenden Manor has a rich history. On the one hand it was the country home to Benjamin Disraeli, Queen Victoria's favourite Prime Minister. On the other, it was the base for a secret map-making operation during the Second... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Stourhead

Nr Mere, Warminster

Stourhead, Nr Mere, Warminster, Wiltshire


Explore Stourhead House and Gardens Stourhead is a fine example of English landscape gardens from the 18th century, re-planted in the 19th century with Conifers, flowering trees and shrubs. Follow a route anti-clockwise around the... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Attadale Gardens

Strathcarron

Attadale Gardens, Strathcarron, Highland

Attadale Gardens are 20 acres with an inspirational water gardens stretching the length of the drive with colourful planting reflected in the black water; an impressive sculpture collection, large rhododendron collection, many over 100 years old; a... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Sheringham Park

Sheringham

Sheringham Park, Sheringham, Norfolk


Discover one of Britain's best Landscape parks, with woodland walks and stunning coastal views Sheringham Park gardens were designed by Humphry Repton in 1812, and are one of his outstanding achievements. The large woodland garden... 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

  • Children of all ages welcome

The Ridges

Weavers Brow, Limbrick, Heath Charnock, Chorley

The Ridges, Weavers Brow, Chorley, Lancashire

“The Ridges”, built in the late 1700' s by local landowners the Standish-Langtree family, has had only a handful of owners since then. In1880 the house and land was bought by John Haslem Gillett, a wealthy cotton mill owner with many mills around... more

  • Children of all ages welcome (Accompanied by an adult)
Buckland Abbey, Garden & Estate, Yelverton, Devon


Explore the fascinating Buckland Abbey Garden A site brimming with history, Buckland Abbey Garden and Estate tells a 700-year-old tale that starts with the Cistercian monks who made this beautiful Devon spot their home and involves... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Hestercombe Gardens

Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton

Hestercombe Gardens, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Taunton, Somerset


Discover Hestercombe Gardens 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 Britain´s premier... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Kiftsgate Court

Chipping Campden

Kiftsgate Court, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

Kiftsgate Court Gardens is a series of interconnecting gardens each with its distinct character and secrets. The gardens are a plantsman´s delight with species from all over the world. A glorious garden of roses, perennials and much more, around a... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome
Arlington Court & the National Trust Carriage Museum, Arlington, Barnstaple, Devon


Discover the stunning gardens at Arlington Court & the National Trust Carriage Museum With more than 20 miles of footpaths to discover, a grand Victorian garden full of exotic flowers, walled garden stuffed with produce used in... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Harmony Garden

St Mary's Road, Melrose

Harmony Garden, St Mary's Road, Melrose, Scottish Borders


Experience the tranquillity of Harmony Garden Harmony Garden is surrounded by walls and screened by trees, offering a unique sense of peace and tranquillity. Stroll across the lush green lawns and admire the herbaceous and mixed... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • 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

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Hanbury Hall & Gardens

School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa

Hanbury Hall & Gardens, School Road, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire


Discover Hanbury Hall, a wonderful tribute of the Georgian era Hanbury Hall is a restored formal 18th century garden with fruit trees, wilderness and sunken geometric parterre of clipped box. Architectural features, also restored,... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Trebah Garden

Mawnan Smith, Falmouth

Trebah Garden, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth, Cornwall

Trebah Garden is a 25 acre sub-tropical ravine garden, falling 200 feet from the 18th century house to a private beach on the Helford River. A stream cascades over waterfalls through ponds full of Koi Carp, and exotic water plants wind through... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Dunster Castle

Dunster, Minehead

Dunster Castle, Dunster, Minehead, Somerset


Explore the beautiful Dunster Castle and Gardens 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... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome
Longleat Grounds & Gardens, Warminster, Wiltshire

Longleat Grounds and Gardens are 900 acres of stunning 'Capability' Brown landscape parkland, formal gardens by George London, stables and Orangery by the architect, Wyatville and Secret Garden designed by Russell Page. ... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

The Garden House

Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton

The Garden House, Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton, Devon

The Garden House has inspired numerous celebrity gardeners over the years and once you step foot in this quiet Devon valley idyll, you’ll see why. The garden is actually several gardens in one, rolling across ten acres, all with their own... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Fyvie Castle

Fyvie, Turriff

Fyvie Castle, Fyvie, Turriff, Aberdeenshire


Explore the Stunning Grounds at Fyvie Castle Fyvie Castle was once a royal stronghold, one of a chain of fortresses throughout medieval Scotland. The five towers are traditionally associated with the five successive families that... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Kailzie Gardens

Kailzie, Peebles

Kailzie Gardens, Kailzie, Peebles, Scottish Borders

Dating back to the 1300s, the house at Kailzie has passed through many an aristocratic hand but it wasn’t until 1962 when present owner Lady Buchan-Hepburn got to grips with the wilderness that surrounds it that the present garden you see today... more

  • Children of all ages welcome
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor, Gwynedd


Explore the beautiful grounds of Penrhyn Castle Penrhyn Castle is a stunning 19th century neo-Norman castle, built for the wealthy Pennant family. Simple parkland surrounds this monumental Penrhyn Castle and garden. Behind it is a... more

  • Children of all ages welcome
Powis Castle & Garden, Welshpool, Powys


Explore the Beautiful Powis Castle Garden Powis Castle´s Garden is laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles. The garden retains its original lead statues, a sunken orangery, hanging gardens and an aviary on a series... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

RHS Garden Harlow Carr

Crag Lane, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Completely in tune with its Yorkshire setting, Harlow Carr embodies the rugged honesty of its host region whilst championing environmental awareness and sustainability. Dominated by water with a stream running though the centre of the garden, its... more

  • Children over 3 welcome

Nunnington Hall

Nunnington, York

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, York, North Yorkshire


Discover the beautiful Nunnington Hall and Gardens Play giant chess, ramble around a beautiful period manor house and spend afternoons sitting by the banks of the River Rye – Nunnington Hall is made for lazy, languid days when you... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Logie House Gardens

Logie Steading, Forres

Logie House Gardens, Logie Steading, Forres, Moray

Logie House garden has been developed in stages, becoming an interesting woodland garden with distinct areas of different microclimates allowing for a wide variety of planting. Rare and unusual shrubs, trees and perennials abound and many are for... more

  • Children of all ages welcome (Any age welcome - but not rampaging through the plants!)

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