Gardens

  • Bowood House and Gardens

    The gardens are one of the special glories of Bowood, encompassing almost every period of English garden design from the early Georgian period onwards. Splendours within the 100 acre park include a 40 acre lake. The grounds landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown has handsome features – a Doric Temple, a pinetum Read more [...]

  • Bristol University Botanic Garden

    Since 2002 the University of Bristol Botanic Garden has been open to visitors at The Holmes in Stoke Bishop. Built in 1879 in the ‘Arts and Crafts’ style as a large residential house sitting within 1.77 hectares of gardens. The design of the Botanic Garden features a meandering ‘organic’ trail Read more [...]

  • Broadleas House Gardens

    Eight acres of beautiful garden and woodland. Connoisseur planting with many unusual acid and lime-loving trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants. Rarely seen in such quantities for instance are Trilliums, Erythroniums and Sanguinaria the North American blood root. Many more unusual trees, shrubs and perennials grow at Broadleas, you can find Read more [...]

  • Barrington Court (NT)

    A beautiful garden influenced by Gertrude Jekyll and laid out in a series of rooms, including the White Garden, the Rose and Iris Garden and the Lily Garden. Arboretum with vivid golden hues in autumn. The working kitchen garden has apple, pear and plum trees trained along high stone walls.

  • Bath Botanical Gardens

    Bath Botanic Gardens were founded in 1887, extended in 1926 and again in 1987. It has nine acres of trees, shrubs, borders, limestone-loving plants and scented walks. Contains over 5000 different varieties of plants from all over the world and one of the finest collections of plants on limestone in Read more [...]

  • Abbey House Gardens

    Abbey House Gardens is a country house garden in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England, covering 5 acres (20,200 m²). Privately owned, the gardens—but not the house itself—are open to the public seven days a week from late March until late October. It is one of the main tourist attractions in England’s oldest Read more [...]

  • Antony (NT)

    One of Cornwall’s hidden gems, the Antony Woodland Garden is one of the counties finest. An International Camellia Garden of Excellence. The 100 year old Asiatic Magnolias tower over Westdown valley, while beneath rhododendrons and camellias add splays of colour. In season the understory is carpeted with snowdrops, primroses, bluebells Read more [...]

  • Knoll Gardens

    Evoking nature’s profuse spontaneity, Knoll Garden’s meadow-style drifts merge almost seamlessly across its 4-acre garden. From sunny perennial meadows to prairie style and tough easy-care, green lawn substitutes, the garden provides an abundance of practical planting ideas in an inspirational environment that also offers a haven for rest and relaxation. Read more [...]

  • Kiftsgate Court

    Kifsgate Court is in a magnificent position with extensive views. The garden has many unusual plants, shrubs, tree peonies, hydrangeas and abutilons. Famous as the home of the giant ‘Kiftsgate’ roses, it also has a collection of old-fashioned roses. The story of Kiftsgate is the story of three generations of Read more [...]

  • Hidcote Manor Garden (NT)

    One of the most delightful gardens in England, created by the great horticulturist Major Lawrence Johnston. A series of small gardens separated by walls and hedges, Hidcote is famous for rare shrubs, trees, herbaceous borders, ‘old roses’ and interesting plant species. Many of the plants found growing in the garden Read more [...]

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