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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

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

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.)

Prior Park Landscape Garden

Ralph Allen Drive, Bath

Prior Park Landscape Garden, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset


View stunning Landscape gardens at Prior Park Prior Park is a beautiful and intimate 18th century landscape garden, created by local entrepreneur and philanthropist Ralph Allen with advice from the poet Alexander Pope and Capability... more

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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

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

  • 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

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

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Attadale Gardens

Strathcarron

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Branklyn Garden

Dundee Road, Perth

Branklyn Garden, Dundee Road, Perth, Perth & Kinross


Visit one of Scotland's most Beautiful Gardens This attractive Branklyn 2 acre garden, a haven of peace within walking distance of Perth, was developed in the early 1900s by John and Dorothy Renton with the help of seed collections... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

The National Botanic Garden of Wales

Llanarthne, Carmarthen

The National Botanic Garden of Wales, Llanarthne, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Created within 568 acres of beautiful parkland, The National Botanic Garden of Wales is home to a unique collection of over 100,000 different plants and the largest single-span Glasshouse in the world, designed by Lord Foster, which houses an... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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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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

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Groombridge Place Gardens

Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells

Groombridge Place Gardens, Groombridge, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

Groombridge Place Gardens in Tunbridge Wells pulls off that rare feat of having stunning horticultural displays for adults to admire while simultaneously having a whole load of features to entertain the kids. Stroll around the Knot Garden - tulip... more

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Wimpole Estate

Arrington, Royston

Wimpole Estate, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire


Explore the beautiful Wimpole Estate Wimpole Hall has a twenty-acre garden with a 350-acre park beyond. The garden has undergone several phases of landscape and garden design since the 17th century. The park has been landscaped by... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Greenway

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • 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)

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

The Weir

Swainshill, Hereford

The Weir, Swainshill, Hereford, Herefordshire


Explore a beautiful riverside garden at The Weir Used for many years as a spot for swimming, fishing and boating, The Weir in Herefordshire is a riverside garden worth visiting in any season. Carpets of snowdrops then daffodils then... 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

Syon Park Gardens

Syon Park, Brentford

Syon Park Gardens, Syon Park, Brentford, London

Syon House with its gardens is the last surviving ducal residence, complete with its country estate, in Greater London. The gardens are renowned for their extensive collection of rare trees and plants. The centrepiece is the spectacular Great... 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

Shugborough Estate

Milford, Stafford

Shugborough Estate, Milford, Stafford, Staffordshire


Explore the wonderful Georgian manor and its beautiful grounds at Shugborough Estate Shugborough Hall, an important 18th century riverside garden, houses temples, ruins and memorials set amongst trees and winding shrubberies.... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Scampston Walled Garden

Scampston Hall, Malton

Scampston Walled Garden, Scampston Hall, Malton, North Yorkshire

Whatever time of year you head for Scampston Walled Garden, you won’t be disappointed. In April and May the delicate pale pink spring blossoms are simply lovely, in summer the unusual perennial meadow is ablaze with violets and purples and in... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Canons Ashby

Daventry

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

  • Children of all ages welcome
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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Belvoir Castle Gardens

Belvoir, Grantham

Belvoir Castle Gardens, Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire


Discover Belvoir Castle and Castle The gardens have undergone several changes over the centuries, the latest being a two year programme that saw the Duchess and team bring the lost plants of Capability Brown to fruition. There are... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Belton House

Grantham

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses

Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham

Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses, Westbourne Road, Birmingham, West Midlands

This ‘oasis of delight’ features over 7000 plants shrubs and trees including rare specimens, set in beautiful landscaped gardens. These include Rose Garden, Alpine Yard, Woodland and Rhododendron Walks, Rock Pool and Diamond Jubilee Cascade and Lawn... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Cluny House Gardens

Cluny House, Aberfeldy

Cluny House Gardens, Cluny House, Aberfeldy, Perth & Kinross

Bobby and Betty Masterton created 2.4 hectare Cluny House Gardens out of a few conifers, beech trees and oaks when they arrived in the 1950s and the result you see today is a magical North American woodland setting in which you’ll find some of... more

  • Children of all ages welcome
Ardmaddy Castle Gardens, Oban, Argyll & Bute

Ardmaddy Castle gardens, in a most spectacular setting, are shielded to the north by mature woodlands, carpeted with bluebells and daffodils and protected from the Atlantic winds by the elevated Castle. The Walled Garden is full of magnificent... more

  • Children of all ages welcome (All ages)

Nostell Priory & Parkland

Doncaster Road, Nostell, Wakefield

Nostell Priory & Parkland, Doncaster Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire


Explore the Nostell Priory and Parkland ans discover the gardens exciting history Nostell Priory is surrounded by a generous landscape park and gardens, with good trees. The park leads down to a lake where there are attractive... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome (Flowerpot trail & family discovery packs available)

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

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

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

Hinton Ampner

Alresford

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Michelham Priory House & Gardens

Upper Dicker, Hailsham

Michelham Priory House & Gardens, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex


Explore the gardens of Michelham Priory A turn around the gardens at Michelham Priory is a further education in the history of this beautiful site, such is the care that has been taken to ensure many plantings are authentic and true... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Pitmedden Garden

Ellon, Aberdeen

Pitmedden Garden, Ellon, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire


Explore the stunning Pitmedden Garden Pitmedden is a breath-taking 17th century garden featuring over 5 miles of box hedging arranged in intricate patterns to form six parterres, filled with some 40,000 plants bursting with colour... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

Fenton House & Garden

Hampstead Grove, Hampstead, London

Fenton House & Garden, Hampstead Grove, London, London


Explore a eautiful Edwardian Garden at Fenton House Fenton House and Garden, a 17th century merchant’s house with walled garden in the London’s Hampstead, has wonderful kerb appeal with pretty flowering borders, smartly-clipped... 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)

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

Lytes Cary Manor

Somerton

Lytes Cary Manor, Somerton, Somerset


Discover the beautiful Lytes Cary Manor and Gardens The impeccable topiary that lines the path leading to Lytes Cary Manor in Somerton, Somerset, says it all about this simple, beautiful Arts and Crafts garden. The house was once... more

  • Children of all ages welcome

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

  • Children of all ages welcome

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