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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

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

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome on leads in the park.)

Abbeywood Gardens

Chester Road, Delamere, Northwich

Abbeywood Gardens, Chester Road, Northwich, Cheshire

Sitting in the heart of the Delamere countryside in rural Cheshire, Abbeywood Gardens are part of a 45-acre family estate. Whether you fancy a woodland stroll with the dog or want to inspect the beauty of the informal and formal gardens, this... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs must be kept on leads in gardens)
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)

Sissinghurst Castle

Biddenden Road, Cranbrook

Sissinghurst Castle, Biddenden Road, Cranbrook, Kent


Explore the beautiful Gardens at Sissinghurst Castle Sissinghurst Castle Garden was developed around the surviving parts of an Elizabethan mansion. With a central red-brick prospect tower - a series of small enclosed compartments,... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome on Esate, Assistance dogs only in garden and vegetable garden.)
Hutton-In-The-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

Hutton-in-the-Forest´s Walled Garden is the main attraction dating from the 1730s. It contains an increasing collection of herbaceous plants, as well as many fruits trained to the walls, at its most beautiful in the summer months. The Terraces round... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

Winkworth Arboretum

Hascombe Road, Godalming

Winkworth Arboretum, Hascombe Road, Godalming, Surrey


Discover a fantastic day out at Winkworth Arboretum It doesn’t matter what time of year you decide to head to Winkworth Arboretum in Godalming, Surrey, you’ll always be rewarded with a fabulous plant display. In spring, fat blossoms... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads)

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.)

Stone Lane Gardens Arboretum

Chagford, Newton Abbot

Stone Lane Gardens Arboretum, Chagford, Newton Abbot, Devon

Stone Lane Gardens is a 5 acre arboretum situated in the Dartmoor National Park. It holds an important National Collection of Birch and Alder trees in a landscaped and water setting. Popular sculpture exhibition held in garden during summer.... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Permitted in Parkland. Assistance dogs only in formal gardens & House)
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.)

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.)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome in car park only (exercise area at far end).)
West Wycombe Park, Village & Hill, West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire


Discover the fantastic West Wycombe Park West Wycombe Park and gardens were created by Sir Frances Dashwood, founder of the Dilettanti Society in the mid-18th century. New fieldwork has produced evidence of a number of important... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome in the Village)

Cannon Hall Park and Garden

Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley

Cannon Hall Park and Garden, Bark House Lane, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Cannon Hall Park and Gardens is an idyllic place for a relaxing walk, family outing or picnic. The Park is an ideal place to explore with children, with acres of grassland that are perfect for games. Adjacent to Cannon Hall is the historic walled... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Guide Dogs Only.)

Leighton Hall

Carnforth

Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire

Award winning, Leighton Hall is the lived-in house of the famous furniture making Gillow dynasty, nestling in a bowl of parkland against a spectacular backdrop of the Lakeland Fells. The estate stretches over 1,550 acres and is well worth exploring.... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads in the parkland)

The Valley Gardens - Windsor Great Park

Windsor Great Park, via Wick Road, Englefield Green

The Valley Gardens - Windsor Great Park, Windsor Great Park, Englefield Green, Surrey

The Valley Gardens, part of The Royal Landscape, is a woodland garden on a grand scale, set beneath majestic trees with delightful views to Virginia Water lake. Over 200 acres of camellias, rhododendrons, magnolias and many other flowering trees and... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

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.)

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.)

Wallington

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

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

Threave Estate

Castle Douglas

Threave Estate, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway


Explore one of the Finest Gardens in Scotland Threave´s spectacular gardens have been created over the years by students of the National Trust For Scotlands´s School of Practical Gardening. The gardens are constantly evolving to... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads in parkland. Assistance dogs only in garden.)

Dyffryn Gardens

St Nicholas

Dyffryn Gardens, St Nicholas, Vale of Glamorgan


Discover a beautiful Edwardian-style garden at Dyffren Gardens Dyffryn Botanic Garden are outstanding Grade I listed Edwardian gardens. They have recently been restored to Thomas Mawson's original 1904 design with the help of a... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs welcome on short leads)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Under control in estate woodlands. On leads in garden and meadow)

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

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads)

Moseley Old Hall

Moseley Old Hall Lane, Fordhouses, Wolverhampton

Moseley Old Hall, Moseley Old Hall Lane, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire


Discover the secret hiding place of a King and explore its beautiful gardens Moseley Old Hall´s garden has been re-created in the 17th century style. Includes a formal knot garden, a wooden arbour covered with clematis, neat box... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on leads in gardens & grounds)
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.)

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.)

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park

Brodick, Isle of Arran

Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park, Brodick, Isle of Arran, Ayrshire


Explore a Beautiful Scottish Garden The restoration of this garden at Brodick Castle began in the early 1900s and included planting of unusual species collected by great plant hunters like George Forrest. They include plants from... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Well behaved dogs welcome in the gardens and Country Park except the Walled Garden.)

The Walled Gardens of Cannington

Church Street, Cannington, Bridgwater

The Walled Gardens of Cannington, Church Street, Bridgwater, Somerset

The Walled Gardens of Cannington lie within the grounds of a medieval priory in the village of Cannington in Somerset. Having undergone extensive redevelopment, the Gardens were officially opened by HRH the Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward and have been... more

  • Dogs Permitted

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

  • Dogs Permitted (only assistance dogs are allowed in the gardens, all other dogs can be exercised in the car park picnic area.)

Cragside

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)

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)

Ragley Hall

Alcester

Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire

Warwickshire 1680. Robert Hooke designed Ragley just 15 years after his work started rebuilding London with Sir Christopher Wren, caused by The Great Fire of London. Ragley’s magnificent proportions are created in the Italian style after Andrea... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads (park only))

Wightwick Manor & Gardens

Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton

Wightwick Manor & Gardens, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, West Midlands


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 with an eye-catching octagonal arbour hung with... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Welcome on leads in garden.)

Greenbank Garden

Flenders Road, Glasgow

Greenbank Garden, Flenders Road, Glasgow, Glasgow City


Find Inspiration at Greenbank Gardens Greenbank walled garden has 30 different areas to see, demonstrating different techniques and colour combinations for the amateur gardener. Plants are well labelled and are in good condition.... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Assistance dogs are welcome within the walled garden. Other dogs can be walked through the woodland walk (please keep dogs on a lead).)

Trebah Garden

Mawnan Smith, Falmouth

Trebah Garden, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth, Cornwall

Trebah Garden is a 25 acre sub-tropical ravine garden, falling 200 feet from the 18th century house to a private beach on the Helford River. A stream cascades over waterfalls through ponds full of Koi Carp, and exotic water plants wind through... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

Dunster Castle

Dunster, Minehead

Dunster Castle, Dunster, Minehead, Somerset


Explore the beautiful Dunster Castle and Gardens Dunster Castle has a hilltop garden, lawn and interesting rare shrub borders. Below there are formal woodland terraces and along the river, opulent sub-tropical plantings of... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on short leads in parkland and garden only.)

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)
Mellerstain House & Gardens, Gordon, Scottish Borders

Mellerstain's acres of beautiful parkland were first laid out in 1725 by William Adam. The formal gardens we enjoy today were designed by Sir Reginald Blomfied in 1910, in an Italian style sympathetic to the 18th century layout. Situated to the... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads)

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)

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)

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)

Godinton House & Gardens

Godinton Lane, Ashford

Godinton House & Gardens, Godinton Lane, Ashford, Kent

Godinton House and Gardens are set in a beautiful 18th century landscaped park with views across the countryside. The formal gardens include terraced lawns, topiary, formal pond, rose garden and herbaceous borders all surrounded by a vast yew hedge... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Not in garden, but on leads in park)

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)

Castle Hill Gardens

Castle Hill, Filleigh, Barnstaple

Castle Hill Gardens, Castle Hill, Barnstaple, Devon

Created back in 1730, Castle Hill Gardens bears all the hallmarks of a country house estate lavished with attention, love and care. Visitors travel to this North Devon haven to stroll around the woodland garden (a gorgeous patchwork of reds and golds... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Dogs on Leads at all times.)

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)

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.)

Cliveden National Trust

Cliveden Road, Taplow, Maidenhead

Cliveden National Trust, Cliveden Road, Maidenhead, Buckinghamshire


Explore the fantastic gardens of Cliveden Set high above the River Thames with far-reaching views, these beautiful gardens at Cliveden in Berkshire capture the grandeur of a bygone age. Stroll through a series of impressive gardens,... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Under close control in the woodlands only)
Glamis Castle Gardens

Springtime is perhaps the most dramatic season when the mile long avenue is stunningly lined with swathes of daffodils. In the summer superb displays of rhododendrons and azaleas with their spectacular colours can be seen around the grounds. This... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Please keep your dogs on leads.)

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