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Drum Castle, Garden & Estate

Drumoak, Banchory

Drum Castle, Garden & Estate, Drumoak, Banchory, Aberdeenshire

Explore one of Royal Deeside’s top historic attractions at Drum Castle Drum Castle with its Garden of Historic Roses is a remarkably peaceful corner. Based in the Walled Garden, built around 1780, it is divided into four quadrants,... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Hinton Ampner


Hinton Ampner, Alresford, Hampshire

Explore the highly distinctive gardens of Hinton Ampner House The gardens of Hinton Ampner House were laid out by the scholarly Ralph Dutton in the middle of the 20th century with great regard to line, landscape and historical... more

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Clandon Park

West Clandon, Guildford

Clandon Park, West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey

Explore the wonderful gardens of Clandon Park Explore the National Trusts effotts to save this beautiful property after the fire of 2015. Thankfully the garden remains unscathed by the fire offering you the chance to ramble up and... more

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Canons Ashby


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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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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Muncaster Gardens


Muncaster Gardens, Ravenglass, Cumbria

Discover the fascinating History of Muncaster Castle, Cumbria Muncaster Castle and gardens described by John Ruskin as the `Gateway to Paradise´with over 70 acres of glorious gardens set around the castle, featuring plants and... more

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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

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Cambo, Morpeth

Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland

Explore the Beautiful Wallington Garden Wallington Garden, the original formality of Sir Walter Blackett´s 18th century landscape was influenced by Capability Brown. A simple grass terrace looks out over the landscape park,... more

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Leith Hall, Garden & Estate, Huntly, Aberdeenshire

Explore the Stunning Gardens of Leith Hall Leith Hall gardens have year round interest including flowering trees and shrubs, roses, fruit, vegetables and ornamental grasses. In summer the zigzag herbaceous border and serpentine... more

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Harewood House Gardens

Harewood, Leeds

Harewood House Gardens, Harewood, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Discover the beautiful gardens at Harewood House The garden landscape at Harewood House was determined by the designer Capability Brown in the mid 1700s when the foundations for the Palladian Country House were being laid out. The... more

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Greenway Road, Galmpton, Brixham

Greenway, Greenway Road, Brixham, Devon

Unravel the mystery of Greenwood Greenway is a secret woodland garden, situated on the banks of the River Dart. The beautiful house was once the holiday home to the world renowned murder mystery author Agatha Christie. The garden... 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

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Stowe, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

Explore the beautiful landscape gardens of Stowe Stowe Landscape Gardens is an extraordinary, living, breathing work of art. With its ornamental lakes, glorious open spaces, wooded valleys and adorned with over 40 monument temples in... more

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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

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Scotney Castle

Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells

Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Explore the beautifully cultivated gardens at Scotney Castle 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... more

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Rothbury, Morpeth

Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth, Northumberland

Explore an Extraordinary Victorian House and Gardens The variety and scale of Cragside´s gardens are incredible. Surrounding the house on all sides is one of the largest `hand-made´ rock gardens in Europe. In the Pinetum below,... 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

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Dyrham Park

Dyrham, Bath

Dyrham Park, Dyrham, Bath, Gloucestershire

Explore the grandeur of Dyrham Park The magnificent formal gardens of Dyrham Park were laid out when the grand house was built but became unfashionable by the late 18th century. They were largely cleared away or filled in when the... more

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Heale Garden

Middle Woodford, Salisbury

Heale Garden, Middle Woodford, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Heale House has a serene waterside garden situated at the bottom of a broad, chalk valley. With formal lawned terraces running towards the south along an avenue of Robinia pseudoacacia, Italianate garden architecture and formal pools. Rambling roses... more

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Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway

Summer Lane, Exbury, Southampton

Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway, Summer Lane, Southampton, Hampshire

The Gardens are a spectacular 200 acre site, world-famous for the Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias and rare trees and shrubs. This earthly paradise offers a riot of colour in spring, an oasis of tranquility in summer... more

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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

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Wing, Leighton Buzzard

Ascott, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire

Explore the beautiful Ascott House and Gardens 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... more

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Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens

Strawberry Valley, Dartmouth

Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens, Strawberry Valley, Dartmouth, Devon

Three miles from Dartmouth, deep in the South Devon countryside, sits Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens. Back in 1989, the owners began to create a garden in a sheltered valley called Strawberry Valley and from those humble beginnings you will now find 42... more

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West Dean Gardens

West Dean, Chichester

West Dean Gardens, West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex

West Dean Gardens is one of the greatest gardens open to the public in England. Creatively inspired by its rich heritage and South Downs setting, the gardens include a Walled Kitchen Garden, Sunken Garden (winner of the Sussex Heritage Trust's... more

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Hindringham Hall Gardens

Hindringham Hall, Blacksmiths Lane, Hindringham

Hindringham Hall Gardens, Hindringham Hall, Hindringham, Norfolk

Three acres of peaceful gardens within and around the 13th century moat surrounding the medieval Manor House. The garden includes a walled vegetable garden, herb parterre, daffodil walk, bluebell copse, stream garden, bog garden, herbacious borders,... more

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Clovelly Court Gardens

Clovelly, Bideford

Clovelly Court Gardens, Clovelly, Bideford, Devon

After the exertions of climbing up and down the village, it’s easy to forget to pop into Clovelly Gardens. But this lovely little Victorian Walled Garden, entered through ornate wrought-iron gates, is a treat just as much for keen gardeners as it is... more

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Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole, Ayrshire

Visit the Stunning Culzean Castle and Country Park Set on a wonderful dramatic cliff top and a fine advert for Robert Adam architecture, Culzean Castle and Country Park is one of Scotland’s most popular visitor attractions. This... more

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Leeds Castle & Gardens, Maidstone, Kent

Leeds Castle is set in 500 acres of Kentish parkland and formal gardens, making it a sanctuary for wildlife and waterfowl. The Wood Garden is continually developed to build colour throughout the seasons, and the moat is inhabited by the Castle's... more

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RHS Garden Harlow Carr

Crag Lane, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate

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

The RHS Garden at Harlow Carr is a beautiful informal Yorkshire garden which delights and inspires the whole family! Wander through tranquil surroundings and find inspiration in the innovative and dramatic Main Borders. Stroll along the Stream side... more

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Haddon Hall


Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Explore the Gardens of Haddon Hall The gardens at Haddon Hall were cleared and replanted at the beginning of the 20th century, returning them to their former glory. Yew trees were planted as well as herbaceous borders; climbing ivy... 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

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Belton House


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

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Houghton Lodge Gardens, Stockbridge, Hampshire

On top of being a simply gorgeous set of stunning horticultural achievements, Houghton Lodge Gardens in Stockbridge, Hampshire, are also very historically important. The gardens, thick with beautiful trees and great sweeps of lawn that roll down to... more

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Berrington Hall


Berrington Hall, Leominster, Herefordshire

Explore the stunning grounds at Berrington Hall The gardens at Berrington Hall near Leominster in Herefordshire are classic Capability Brown design. Think 456 acres of sweeping parklands and walkways leading to fabulous viewpoints... more

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Myddelton House Gardens

Bulls Cross, Enfield

Myddelton House Gardens, Bulls Cross, Enfield, London

Discover Myddelton House Gardens 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... more

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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

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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

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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

  • Children of all ages welcome (There is a large lake and rock pools to be aware of.)



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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Lamorran House

Upper Castle Road, St Mawes

Lamorran House, Upper Castle Road, St Mawes, Cornwall

The gardens at Lamorran House were originally laid out in the 1980s by the present owners. With a large collection of palms and rare tree ferns, rhododendrons and evergreen azaleas the garden is situated on the Roseland Peninsula with panoramic views... more

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Kedleston Hall

Nr Quarndon, Derby

Kedleston Hall, Nr Quarndon, Derby, Derbyshire

Explore the stunning house and grounds of Keddleston Hall Kedleston Hall´s pleasure grounds and landscaped park were laid out by the 1st Lord Scarsdale, with designs and buildings by Robert Adam. A feature is the Long Walk, which... more

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Hardwick Hall

Doe Lea, Chesterfield

Hardwick Hall, Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Explore the beautiful Hardwick Hall The four quadrants of Hardwick Hall gardens, are the herb garden, lawns, nuttery and orchards, conveying the spirit of an Elizabethan garden. Lead statues in yew alcoves; grass alleys flanked by... more

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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

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Wyken Hall Gardens

Wyken Hall, Stanton, Bury St Edmunds

Wyken Hall Gardens, Wyken Hall, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Wyken Hall Gardens is a romantic 4 acre garden, designed in the last 25 years with a series of `rooms´ wrapped around a cosy pink house, leading into a more natural garden. The knot and herb gardens were designed by Arabella Lennox-Boyd. A formal... more

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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)

Anglesey Abbey, Gardens & Lode Mill

Quy Road, Lode, Cambridge

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

Discover the facinating History of Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill 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... more

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Glendurgan Garden

Mawnan Smith, Falmouth

Glendurgan Garden, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth, Cornwall

Explore the Exotic, peaceful tranquillity of Glendurgan Garden Glendurgan is a valley garden of great beauty created in the 1820s and developed over many years by the Fox family. Running down to the tiny village of Durgan and its... more

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Dudmaston Estate

Quatt, Bridgnorth

Dudmaston Estate, Quatt, Bridgnorth, Shropshire

Explore the exquisite Dudmaston Gardens Dudmaston is a delightful late 18th, early 19th century 8 acre garden, which is a mass of colour in spring with rhododendrons, azaleas viburnums and daffodils. Recently replanted herbaceous... more

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Chirk Castle

Chirk, Wrexham

Chirk Castle, Chirk, Wrexham, Wrexham

Explore beautifully cultivated gardens at Chirk Castle In the formal garden of Chirk Castle are substantial clipped yews, rose garden and climbers on the castle wall. Further on the garden is more informal, with a thatched `Hawk... more

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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

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