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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

Blenheim Palace & Gardens

Woodstock, Woodstock, Oxford

Blenheim Palace & Gardens, Woodstock, Oxford, Oxfordshire

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 including the largest lake he ever devised. The Secret... more

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

Levens Hall

Kendal

Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria

Levens Hall is one of England´s glories, a 17th century formal garden with a magnificent topiary. Depending on the time of your visit, you will find colourful, vivid spring or summer bedding, planted annually with 15000 plants, making it one of the... more

Heale Garden

Middle Woodford, Salisbury

Heale Garden, Middle Woodford, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Heale House has a serene waterside garden situated at the bottom of a broad, chalk valley. With formal lawned terraces running towards the south along an avenue of Robinia pseudoacacia, Italianate garden architecture and formal pools. Rambling roses... more

Rousham House

Rousham, The Dower House, Rousham, Bicester

Rousham House, Rousham, Bicester, Oxfordshire

One of England's finest gardens, Rousham House garden was first designed in 1738 by William Kent and represents the initial phase of English landscape design. One of the few gardens to have escaped alteration over the years. Original features... more

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

Claremont Landscape Garden

Portsmouth Road, Esher

Claremont Landscape Garden, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey


Explore the serene Claremont Landscape Garden Claremont Landscape Garden's creation and development involved some of the great names in garden history. The first garden was begun in 1715 and later that century their delights were... more

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

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

Lamorran House

Upper Castle Road, St Mawes

Lamorran House, Upper Castle Road, St Mawes, Cornwall

The gardens at Lamorran House were originally laid out in the 1980s by the present owners. With a large collection of palms and rare tree ferns, rhododendrons and evergreen azaleas the garden is situated on the Roseland Peninsula with panoramic views... more

Somerleyton Estate Office

Manor Barn, Herringfleet Road

Somerleyton Estate Office, Manor Barn

An early Victorian stately home, built on the site of a Jacobean Mansion. The hall features fine furnishings, paintings, ornate stonework, carved wood panelling and fine state room. The gardens are renowned for their splendid specimen trees, and... more

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

Wickham Place Farm

Station Road, Wickham Bishops, Witham

Wickham Place Farm, Station Road, Witham, Essex

Wickham Place Farm Garden covers 14 acres including a 2 acre walled garden. Huge climbers, roses and wisterias cascade into wide borders bursting with shrubs, perennials and bulbs. One wisteria covers an entire wall of over 250 ft long, and is at its... more

Titsey Place Gardens

Titsey, Oxted

Titsey Place Gardens, Titsey, Oxted, Surrey

Titsey Place Garden´s upper terrace is the perfect place to enjoy the long views across the Darent Valley, which extends to the beginnings of the South Downs. The box link beds were planted over 150 years ago. The fountain at the centre of the lower... more

Plas Newydd Country House & Gardens, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Mon)


Explore the beautiful gardens of Plas Newydd Plas Newydd garden has both formal and informal styles. With magnificent views of the Snowdonia Peaks. The open-plan garden containing shrubs planted in the lawns to the more formal... more

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

Glendurgan Garden

Mawnan Smith, Falmouth

Glendurgan Garden, Mawnan Smith, Falmouth, Cornwall


Explore the Exotic, peaceful tranquillity of Glendurgan Garden Glendurgan is a valley garden of great beauty created in the 1820s and developed over many years by the Fox family. Running down to the tiny village of Durgan and its... more

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

Ascott

Wing, Leighton Buzzard

Ascott, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire


Explore the beautiful Ascott House and Gardens Once part of the Rothschilds’ vast Ascott Estate and now run by the National Trust, Ascott Gardens, on the borders of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, are vast, sweeping classic... more

The Garden House

Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton

The Garden House, Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton, Devon

The Garden House has inspired numerous celebrity gardeners over the years and once you step foot in this quiet Devon valley idyll, you’ll see why. The garden is actually several gardens in one, rolling across ten acres, all with their own... more

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

Logan Botanic Garden

Port Logan, Stranraer

Logan Botanic Garden, Port Logan, Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway

Explore the Beautiful Logan Botanic Gardens Logan Botanic Garden lies at the south-western tip of Scotland, and because of the influence of the Gulf Stream, a remarkable collection of bizarre and beautiful plants flourishes outside,... more

Leeds Castle & Gardens, Maidstone, Kent

Leeds Castle is set in 500 acres of Kentish parkland and formal gardens, making it a sanctuary for wildlife and waterfowl. The Wood Garden is continually developed to build colour throughout the seasons, and the moat is inhabited by the Castle's... more

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

Cottesbrooke Hall Gardens, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Cottesbrooke Hall´s award winning gardens are set in delightful rural Northamptonshire. Reputed to be the pattern for Jane Austen´s `Mansfield Park´. Huge 300-year-old cedars set off magnificent pools, lily-ponds and double herbaceous borders... more

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

Harewood House Gardens

Harewood, Leeds

Harewood House Gardens, Harewood, Leeds, West Yorkshire


Discover the beautiful gardens at Harewood House The garden landscape at Harewood House was determined by the designer Capability Brown in the mid 1700s when the foundations for the Palladian Country House were being laid out. The... more

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

The Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park

The Hutts, Grewelthorpe, Ripon

The Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park, The Hutts, Ripon, North Yorkshire

Located in the heart of the tranquil North Yorkshire countryside, the Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park covers 30 acres of stunning woodland gardens. The gardens are widely considered the home of the North’s largest collection of rhododendrons,... more

Oxburgh Hall

Oxborough, Swaffham

Oxburgh Hall, Oxborough, Swaffham, Norfolk


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. Lawns fringed with fine trees, a Victorian parterre... more

Westbury Court Garden

Westbury-on-Severn

Westbury Court Garden, Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire


Explore the only Dutch style water garden in the Country Westbury Court Garden is a rare Dutch garden of water and simple green spaces, surviving from the 17th century Restored in the 1970s to become the best example in England. A... more

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

Forde Abbey

Chard

Forde Abbey, Chard, Dorset

A magnificent 12th Century former Cistercian monastery, Forde Abbey now ranks as one of the top ten gardens in England. Built beside the banks of the River Axe in the rolling Dorset hills, this outstanding stately home is surrounded by 30 acres of... more

Petworth House & Park, Petworth, West Sussex


Explore the beautiful parklands of Petworth Petworth House is a 705 acre parkland that has evolved from just a small garden containing fruit and vegetables in the 16th century. Enclosed by a 5 mile long stone wall, throughout the... more

Boughton Park

Kettering

Boughton Park, Kettering, Northamptonshire

The Park at Boughton House includes a great spread of lawns, lakes, waterways, woods and avenues of trees. This Grade 1 listed Designed Landscape is currently being restored, inspired by the original plans of 1746. In July 2009, a new 21st century... more

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

Holker Hall & Gardens

Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands

Holker Hall & Gardens, Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Situated between the South Lakeland hills and Morecambe Bay, Holker Hall and Gardens combine the beauty of nature with the richness of heritage. They are highly acclaimed and offer a richness and varity peculiar to the special micro-climate of the... more

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

Kingston Lacy

Wimborne Minster

Kingston Lacy, Wimborne Minster, Dorset


Explore the beautiful gardens of Kingston Lacy Beside the Kingston Lacy house is the late-Victorian formal garden. Bright bedding, a fern garden containing 25 different varieties of ferns with gravel paths running between irregular... more

Coleton Fishacre

Brownstone Road, Kingswear, Dartmouth

Coleton Fishacre, Brownstone Road, Dartmouth, Devon


Explore the enchanting Coleton Fishacre Garden Coleton Fishacre Garden is delightful, with its formal terraces. A cultured oasis on the beautiful south Devon coast, with the stream gurgling from pool to pool through generous... more

Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens

Strawberry Valley, Dartmouth

Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens, Strawberry Valley, Dartmouth, Devon

Three miles from Dartmouth, deep in the South Devon countryside, sits Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens. Back in 1989, the owners began to create a garden in a sheltered valley called Strawberry Valley and from those humble beginnings you will now find 42... more

Bodnant Garden

Tal-y-Cafn, Colwyn Bay

Bodnant Garden, Tal-y-Cafn, Colwyn Bay, Conwy


Explore Bodnant Gardens, Conwy, Wales There’s something so uniquely tranquil about wandering around the 80 acres of grounds at Bodnant Gardens in the truly lovely Conwy Valley in Wales. Think sweeping formal lawns and borders,... more

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

Barnsdale Gardens

The Avenue, Exton, Oakham

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Oakham, Rutland

Barnsdale Gardens: Originally the home of the BBC's Gardeners’ World TV show, Barnsdale now houses 38 individually designed garden 'rooms', linked by beautifully landscaped borders. The newest addition is a Winter Border dedicated to Barnsdale's... more

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

Baddesley Clinton

Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton

Baddesley Clinton, Rising Lane, Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire


Explore the secret world of Baddlesley Clinton House and Garden The home of the Ferrers family for some 500 years, the house and interiors of Baddesley Clinton reflect its Elizabethan heyday when it was a haven for persecuted... more

Brodie Castle

Forres

Brodie Castle, Forres, Moray



Explore Brodie Castle's stunning Grounds A visit to Brodie Castle's stunning grounds is a must for any garden lovers. In spring, the grounds are carpeted with a unique and famous collection of daffodils, many cultivated at the turn... more

High Beeches Garden

High Beeches Lane, Handcross

High Beeches Garden, High Beeches Lane, Handcross, West Sussex

The family who played a major part in creating these spectacular gardens went on to create other Sussex stunners like Wakehurst and Leonardslee - and High Beeches Garden is right up there with them as a leading UK horticultural hotspot. All year... more

RHS Garden Hyde Hall

Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford

RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Chelmsford, Essex


Explore 360 acres of Incredible Gardens at RHS Garden Hyde Hall RHS Garden Hyde Hall boasts an eclectic range of inspirational horticultural styles from traditional to modern, providing interest and colour, whatever the weather or... more

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