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Pinetum Gardens

Holmbush, St Austell

Pinetum Gardens, Holmbush, St Austell, Cornwall

The 30 acre Pinetum Park & Pine Lodge Gardens, comprises gardens within a garden, which hold a wide range of some 6000 plants, all of which are labelled. In addition to rhododendrons, magnolias and camellias - so familiar in Cornish gardens - there... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Must be on a short lead)

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)

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)

Helmingham Hall Gardens

Helmingham Hall, Helmingham, Stowmarket

Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham Hall, Stowmarket, Suffolk

Helmingham Hall Gardens, the ancestoral home of the Tollemache family for the past 500 years, who enjoy sharing their passion for the beautiful gardens. Surrounded by the impressive Tudor moated Hall set in a 400 year old ancient deer park.... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads at all times)

Emmetts Garden

Ide Hill, Sevenoaks

Emmetts Garden, Ide Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent

Discover the exotic garden in the heart of the English countryside at Emmetts Garden Emmetts Garden is a stunning Edwardian gardens influenced by William Robinson. This delightful informal woodland garden - with the highest treetop... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on short leads only.)


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)

Crarae Garden


Crarae Garden, Inveraray, Argyll & Bute

Discover the Stunning Crarae Garden Crarae Gardens stands amongst the exotic trees and shrubs, listening to the tumbling waterfalls of the burn, one could almost imagine one is in the Himalayas, rather than Argyll. The informal... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Permitted on short leads)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)


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

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome on leads outdoors)

Benthall Hall


Benthall Hall, Broseley, Shropshire

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 fabulous items of horticultural interest. Highlights... more

  • Dogs Permitted (In park and woodland only.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Under close control in park only (on leads in some areas).)

Gunby Hall & Gardens

Gunby, Spilsby

Gunby Hall & Gardens, Gunby, Spilsby, Lincolnshire

Discover the charming Gunby Hall and Gardens Gunby Hall and Gardens at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds boasts 100 acres of parkland laid out in the style of Capability Brown. The estate once used to stretch as far as the coast... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs welcome on leads in the gardens, courtyard tea-room terrace and grounds.)

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.)


The Rotunda, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds

Ickworth, The Rotunda, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Explore stunning Italianate Gardens and acres of breathtaking Parkland at Ickworth The gardens at Ickworth were designed to reflect the Italianate nature of the remarkable late 18th century house commissioned by Frederick Augustus... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs welcome (on leads near livestock) and close to house. Assistance dogs only in Italianate gardens.)
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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)
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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads in grounds only.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome on leads on estate walks only)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (On leads in park and short leads in stableyard. Assistance dogs only in gardens.)

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.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens

Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne

Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Belsay, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear

The Belsay Hall comprises three distinct but related elements: a medieval castle that was enlarged in the early 17th century, a Greek Revival mansion that superseded it as a family residence at the beginning of the 19th century, and an outstanding... more

  • Dogs Permitted (On leads)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

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)

Attadale Gardens


Attadale Gardens, Strathcarron, Highland

Attadale House was built in 1755 by Donald Matheson. Gardens and woodlands were started in 1890 by Baron Schroder and planted with rhododendrons, azaleas and specimen trees. Since the storms of the 1980s, owners Ewen and Nicky Macpherson have planted... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

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)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)


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.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (On leads in and car park, paddock, tea garden and parkland.)

Sheringham Park


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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads near livestock and visitor facilities.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)
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

  • Dogs Permitted (On leads in the grounds only.)

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)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome on leads in the Woodlands and Parkland)

Trengwainton Garden

Madron, Penzance

Trengwainton Garden, Madron, Penzance, Cornwall

The sheltered 20th century Trengwainton Garden has an abundance of exotic trees and shrubs. Intimate and closely linked to the picturesque stream running through its valley, the garden contains a rich collection of speciality acacias and large-leaved... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome 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)
Benmore Botanic Garden, Dunoon, Argyll & Bute

Explore the Benmore Botanic Garden, Argyll, Scotland Benmore Botanic Garden is in the wonderful woodland setting of the Eachaig Valley, a garden steeped in history and surrounded by dramatic scenery. Boasting a world-famous... 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.)



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.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

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.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome on leads in parkland and stableyard.)

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)

Farnborough Hall

Farnborough, Banbury

Farnborough Hall, Farnborough, Banbury, Warwickshire

Discover the beautiful Farnborough Hall nestled in the Warwickshire Countryside Bathed by the light bouncing off the honey-coloured stone of the glamorous 18th century Farnborough Hall, the grounds at this wonderful regal stately... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Permitted on leads, in grounds only)

Arduaine Garden

Arduaine, Oban

Arduaine Garden, Arduaine, Oban, Argyll & Bute

Explore the stunning Arduaine Garden Breathe in the fresh air and take a scenic stroll through Arduaine Garden, a wonderful garden tucked in the west coast of Scotland that benefits from the warming effect of the Gulf Stream... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Well behaved dogs welcome on short leads.)

Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden

Black and White Cottage, Standon Lane, Ockley

Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden, Black and White Cottage, Ockley, Surrey

Broadleaved plants and mature trees support, frame and enhance a changing collection of contemporary sculpture in this stunning garden. The Sculpture Garden was the brainchild of owner and curator Hannah Peschar over 30 years ago, and has grown... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs are very welcome, so long as they are kept on a lead and 'accidents' are cleared up. We have a number of ducks and other waterfowl, so please do not bring your dog if he/she will worry the birds.)

Gooderstone Water Gardens

The Street, Gooderstone, King's Lynn

Gooderstone Water Gardens, The Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk

There’s a lovely story behind the creation of Gooderstone Water Gardens near Swaffham in Norfolk. Retired farmer Billy Knights began creating the gardens at the age of 70 back in 1970 after his son joked that the land there was too wet for cattle to... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads with well behaved owners welcome.)

Sledmere House

Sledmere, Driffield

Sledmere House, Sledmere, Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire

Sledmere House has a beautiful 18th century Walled Garden with new areas being developed all the time. Parterre. The Capability Brown designed parkland includes attractive eye catchers. Enjoy a leisurely stroll, long walk or a relaxing summer picnic... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (permitted on leads only)
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

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome on woodland & meadow walks. Not permitted in walled garden and children's play area.)

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