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Child Friendly Gardens in the UK

Set out below are Child friendly gardens in the UK including The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House. Our Child friendly gardens offer a variety of interesting features to keep the young ones amused whilst teaching them about their surroundings and environment.

Child Friendly Gardens in the UK

Set out below are Child friendly gardens in the UK including The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House. Our Child friendly gardens offer a variety of interesting features to keep the young ones amused whilst teaching them about their surroundings and environment.

The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House

Luxted Road, Downe, Orpington


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... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Oxburgh Hall

Oxborough, Swaffham


Discover the romantic moated manor house and gardens, Oxburgh Hall The Oxburgh Hall garden surrounds the wonderful moated Tudor manor house built in 1482 by the Bedingfeld family.... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

The Ridges

Weavers Brow, Limbrick, Heath Charnock, Chorley

“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... more

  • Children of all ages welcome (Accompanied by an adult)

Benthall Hall

Broseley


Explore a beautiful seasonal Garden at Benthall Hall This charming 19th century terraced garden is small but having once been the domain of botanist George Maw, is stuffed with... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Nymans

Handcross, Haywards Heath


Retreat to the tranquil gardens at Nymans Nymans beautiful extensive gardens developed throughout the 20th century by the Messel family, reflect the character of the founder and... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Overbeck's

Sharpitor, Salcombe


Explore the exotic paradise of Overbeck's Garden Exotic Overbecks Garden has dramatic coastal gardens with glorious views over Salcombe estuary. The warm microclimate encourages rare... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Acorn Bank Garden

Temple Sowerby, Penrith


Take a Stroll through Acorn Bank Garden Acorn Bank Garden, a pretty walled garden in Temple Sowerby, near Penrith, is home to more than 200 species of herbs plus some delightful... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Knebworth House Gardens

Knebworth, Knebworth

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... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Ham House & Garden

Ham Street, Ham, Richmond


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... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Jermyns Lane, Ampfield, Romsey

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... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Wightwick Manor & Gardens

Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton


Explore the beautiful gardens of Wightwick Manor The Wightwick Manor´s 17 acre garden was designed by Alfred Parsons and Thomas Mawson. The main framework consists of large trees... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Greys Court

Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames


Discover the beautiful Greys Court and surrounding gardens Greys Court is a picturesque house mainly Tudor in style set in a beautiful courtyard. A series of walled gardens are set... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Seaton Delaval Hall

The Avenue, Seaton Sluice, Whitley Bay


Discover Seaton Delaval Hall, A place of great theatre and drama Built in the early 18th century and the best example in the country of English Baroque, Seaton Delaval Hall and... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Burrow Farm Gardens

Dalwood, Axminster

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... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Kentwell Hall

High Street, Long Melford

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... more

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

Knightshayes

Bolham, Tiverton


Explore the Beautiful Knightshayes Garden The celebrated Knightshayes Garden, was originally planned in the late 1870s and then replanted in the 1950s. Crisply-managed formal... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Erddig

Wrexham


Explore the stunning gardens at Erddig Erddig, remarkable for its delightful 18th century `Dutch´ garden with canal, formal allees, pleached limes, and beautifully trained fruit... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Pensthorpe Natural Park

Fakenham

Pensthorpe Natural Park offers a great day out for all the family. With four truly spectacular gardens offering a source of inspiration for every season; 300 acres of reserve to explore, full of... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Wallington

Cambo, Morpeth


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... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

High Beeches Garden

High Beeches Lane, Handcross

High Beeches Garden is a woodland garden of many glades which has been sensitively planted with many beautiful rare trees and shrubs to enhance the natural High Weald landscape. The ancient... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Chiswick House & Gardens

Burlington Lane, Chiswick, 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... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Blenheim Palace & Gardens

Woodstock, Woodstock, Oxford

Blenheim Palace gardens (one of the Winners of the Historic Houses Association/Christies Garden of the Year Award 2008)are one of the great 18th century parks landscaped by `Capability´ Brown... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

The Gibberd Garden

Marsh Lane, Gilden Way, Harlow

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... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Holkham Walled Garden

Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea

Step through the Italian wrought iron gates into this tranquil setting and explore the stunning array of flowers, fruit and vegetables and beautiful colours and scents. An impressive display of... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Greenway

Greenway Road, Galmpton, Brixham

At the holiday home of the author Agatha Christie and her family you can take a glimpse into their lives. This relaxed house is set in the 1950s, when Agatha and her family would spend holidays... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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