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Abbotsford

Melrose

Abbotsford, Melrose, Scottish Borders

The garden and landscape of Abbotsford are the creation of Sir Walter Scott, and were developed between 1811 and 1825. The landscape composition is outstanding in aesthetic, scenic and architectural terms and its association with Scott gives it... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs allowed into the gardens on a leash)

Berrington Hall

Leominster

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

  • Dogs Permitted (On leads on the estate and in parts of the garden.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (On leads in castle grounds & rounds)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

Callendar House Gardens

Callendar park, Falkirk

Callendar House Gardens, Callendar park, Falkirk, Falkirk

Callendar House Park surrounding Callendar House, includes a Georgian Garden growing traditional plants from the Georgian period. There is also a boating lake, children´s play area and woodland walks.... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

Acorn Bank Garden

Temple Sowerby, Penrith

Acorn Bank Garden, Temple Sowerby, Penrith, Cumbria


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 fruit orchards. A National Trust property, this is... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Permitted on leads)
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

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome on designated walks (map available at reception))

Buscot Park

Estate Office, Faringdon

Buscot Park, Estate Office, Faringdon, Oxfordshire


Discover, Buscot Park, a magnificent stately mansion and intimate family home Part owed by the National Trust and part owned by Lord Faringdon, Buscot House in Oxfordshire has fabulous grounds to explore across the seasons. The... more

  • Dogs Permitted (In Paddock (overflow car park) only)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Assistance dogs only in Walled Garden (dog park provided). On leads/under close control elsewhere.)

An Cala

Isle of Seil

An Cala, Isle of Seil, Argyll & Bute

An Cala is a fine garden designed by Thomas Mawson in the early 1930s, tucked between the rocky cliffs and the sea. A formal terrace built from local slate is complemented by winding paths and meandering streams with dams in many places to make... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

Ventnor Botanic Garden

Undercliff Drive, Ventnor

Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Ventnor Botanic Garden is a 22 acre, very lively botanic garden right by the sea. A remarkable collection of plants from all over the world, mainly from the southern hemisphere, many tender but thriving here given enough shelter. Naturalised giant... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

Marwood Hill Gardens

Marwood, Barnstaple

Marwood Hill Gardens, Marwood, Barnstaple, Devon

Take a visit to this very special private garden tucked secretly away in a Devon valley. Covering some 20 acres, with three beautiful lakes, this tranquil garden will provide a day of both inspiration and relaxation for the whole family. Featured... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads welcome)

Sizergh

Kendal

Sizergh, Kendal, Cumbria


Discover the Fascinating Sizergh Castle Sizergh Castle´s garden has two lakes and a superb rock garden. All this is set in a 1600 acre estate crossed by public footpaths, providing short walks from the castle to dramatic viewpoints... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs in car park and estate footpaths. Assistance dogs only in house and garden.)

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens

East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Exeter

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, East Budleigh, Exeter, Devon

When the sun shines on Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, tucked away in East Devon at Budleigh Salterton, it’s a glorious place to be. Acres of lush green lawns, glorious fountains and a rainbow of flowers set the scene, the backdrop to the beautiful... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£1.00 charge applies, must be kept on short leads at all times. Not permitted in Restaurant area or Children's Play Areas.)

Tatton Park

Knutsford

Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire


Explore a An historical estate with a neo-classical mansion at Tatton Park Tatton Park´s gardens are almost a collection of gardens within a garden. Outside the walled garden, the earliest formal areas include the beech maze, first... more

  • Dogs Permitted (On leads at farm and under close control in park only.)
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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads on woodland walks, not in walled gardens or in front of house.)

Witley Court

Great Witley

Witley Court, Great Witley, Worcestershire


Lose yourself in the tranquillity of Witley Court Gardens Once a grand country house and symbol of an opulent age, it hosted many of the most extravagant parties and royal entertainments of the Victorian period. After a... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)
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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs welcome in the grounds but not in the Children's area or Castle courtyards.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads)

Standen

West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead

Standen, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex


Discover the beautiful Standen House and Gardens Standen House and Gardens are a love song to the Arts and Crafts movement and tell the tale of 1920s family life through all manner of artefacts and furniture. The hillside gardens... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Permitted on short leads in the formal gardens)

Uppark House & Garden

South Harting, Petersfield

Uppark House & Garden, South Harting, Petersfield, West Sussex


Explore the beautiful Uppark House and Gardens The tale behind Uppark House and Garden near Petersfield in the South Downs is a dramatic one, its having gone down in flames a couple of decades ago thanks to a spark from a workman’s... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Permitted on leads in the Woodland Walk only.)

Erddig

Wrexham

Erddig, Wrexham, 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 trees. Later Victorian additions include a flower... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs welcome on leads in country park.)

Killerton

Broadclyst, Exeter

Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon


Explore the beautiful Gardens of Killerton Killerton is a famous woodland hillside garden full of splendid old and special trees including innumerable record-breaking specimens, many introduced by the plantsman Veitch, rare shrubs,... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads in Park & Estate walks. Dog bowls and posts available.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads, assistance dogs only in formal gardens.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome on woodland estate walks. Assistance dogs only in house and garden.)

Calke Abbey

Ticknell, Derby

Calke Abbey, Ticknell, Derby, Derbyshire


Explore the house that time forgot and it's hauntingly beautiful gardens There’s something compelling about the faded grandeur of Calke Abbey in Ticknall, Derbyshire, its neglected paintwork and overgrown courtyard telling the... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome under control in park and on leads in stables.)

Mottistone Gardens

Mottistone, Brighstone

Mottistone Gardens, Mottistone, Brighstone, Isle of Wight


Explore the Mottistone Manor garden Mottistone Manor garden, which is owned by the National Trust, is one of the most peaceful and magical gardens on the island. Set in a sheltered valley with views to the sea, the gardens with... more

  • Dogs Permitted (On leads only)

Borde Hill Garden

Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath

Borde Hill Garden, Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Borde Hill is a beautiful Grade II* English Heritage garden set in 200 acres of parkland with magnificent views across the Ouse Valley viaduct. Created by Colonel Stephenson Robert Clarke from seeds gathered by the great plant hunters of the early... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

Packwood House

Packwood Lane, Lapworth, Solihull

Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Solihull, Warwickshire


Packwood House - 'A house to dream of, a garden to dream in' Packwood House and gardens are noted for the intact layout dating from the 16th and 17th centuries, with courtyards, brick gazebos, terraces and the unique yew garden.... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome on leads in the car park and on public footpaths across estate.)

Kelmarsh Hall

Northampton

Kelmarsh Hall, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Kelmarsh Hall is a romantic mid-20th century garden now largely restored. The grass terrace below the garden front of the Hall, with its rows of pleached limes on either side, together with the tapis vert, a wild flower meadow beyond, flanked by... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)
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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs welcome but must be kept under control at all times. Not permitted in buildings, Walled Garden or adventure playground)
Felbrigg Hall, Gardens & Estate, Felbrigg, Norwich, Norfolk


Discover the beautiful Felbrigg Hall in the heart of East Anglia The 17th century Felbrigg Hall has a delightful walled garden, combining productive and ornamental gardening. Fruit and vegetables abound and provide fresh produce for... more

  • Dogs Permitted (On leads in parkland when stock grazing. Under close control in woodland.)

Wrest Park

Silsoe, Luton

Wrest Park, Silsoe, Luton, Bedfordshire


Explore an English garden with a stroll through three centuries of landscape design at Wrest Park Wrest Park´s formal gardens are a fascinating history of gardening styles laid out over one and a half centuries. Explore the ornate... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads, Assistance dogs welcome)

Copped Hall and Garden

Stables Courtyard, Epping

Copped Hall and Garden, Stables Courtyard, Epping, Essex

Copped Hall: This is a garden under restoration with touches of Tudor, Georgian and Victorian. It is a garden of varying levels, lawns, trees and 'garden theatre'. It is a garden to visit repeatedly over the years to follow the restoration. We have a... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

Seaton Delaval Hall

The Avenue, Seaton Sluice, Whitley Bay

Seaton Delaval Hall, The Avenue, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear


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 Gardens was created by Sir John Van Brugh who was also... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Permitted on leads in the grounds)

Logie House Gardens

Logie Steading, Forres

Logie House Gardens, Logie Steading, Forres, Moray

There is evidence on old maps that there has been a garden at Logie House since the eighteenth century. In the last hundred years it changed from being ornamental and semi-productive in the early nineteen hundreds, to increased production in the... more

  • Dogs Permitted (On leads please)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs must be kept on a short lead at all times.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

Nymans

Handcross, Haywards Heath

Nymans, Handcross, Haywards Heath, West Sussex


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 creativity of the plant hunters who explored... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome in the woodland only)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads in park only, not formal gardens.)
Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory, Aberdeenshire


Explore the Stunning Grounds of Crathes Castle Crathes Castle´s walled garden is really eight gardens, ranging from the formal to the modern. The massive yew hedges were planted as early as 1702, while the Golden Garden was... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Not permitted in public buildings or Walled Garden and must be kept under close supervision at all times.)

Sheffield Park & Garden

Sheffield Park, Uckfield

Sheffield Park & Garden, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex


Explore fantastic displays at Sheffield Park Sheffield Park´s magnificent, informal landscape garden was laid out in the 18th century by Capability Brown and further developed in the early years of the 20th century by its owner... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome in South or East Park. (Assistance dogs only in garden). Restrictions apply when livestock grazing.)

Greys Court

Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames

Greys Court, Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire


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 out as outdoor rooms with a fine collection of old... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs welcome in the courtyard outside the tea-room and on the estate walk.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads in park and pleasure grounds.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (On leads and on estate walks only. Assistance dogs only in the garden..)

Dunham Massey

Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham

Dunham Massey, Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham, Greater Manchester


Discover the beautiful gardens of Dunham Massey Dunham Massey, one of the North West´s great plantsman´s gardens with richly planted borders and majestic trees, as well as an 18th century orangery, Victorian bark-house and an old... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome on leads in deer-park and walks around the estate.)

Renishaw Hall

Renishaw Park, Sheffield

Renishaw Hall, Renishaw Park, Sheffield, Derbyshire

The formal garden at Renishaw Hall, originally laid out in 1895 has undergone a remarkable restoration, enhancing the geometric design whilst retaining yew hedges, pyramids and antique statues. Mixed borders, rose and clematis gardens, and a host of... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

Cotehele

St Dominick, Saltash

Cotehele, St Dominick, Saltash, Cornwall


Explore the Stunning Gardens of Cothele, Cornwall Cotehele is a 19 acre large mature garden in two separate parts. The upper gardens surrounding the 16th century house contain a daffodil meadow, a formally planted terraced garden... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs welcome on the estate (assistance dogs only in the formal Garden))
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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

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