• Milton Lodge Gardens

    Mature, alkaline terraced garden of great charm, overlooking Wells Cathedral and the Vale of Avalon. The garden was conceived about 1900 by Mr Charles Tudway, the present owner’s great grandfather. Dating from 1909, it was replanned in 1962 with mixed borders, old-fashioned roses, ground cover, numerous climbers and old established Read more [...]

  • Killerton (NT)

    The 8 hectare hillside garden created by John Veitch, is beautiful throughout the year, with rhododendrons, magnolias, herbaceous borders and rare trees; also an ice house and early 19th century rustic style summer-house known as ‘The Bear’s Hut.’

  • Knightshayes Court (NT)

    The garden is one of the finest in Devon and its collection represents one of the most varied in the Trust; with over 1200 plant species unique to Knightshayes and riotous seasonal colour, it’s always worth a visit. Covering an area of just over four acres, the walled kitchen garden Read more [...]

  • Long Cross Victorian Gardens (V)

    Located adjacent to the hotel are our Long Cross Victorian Gardens, the only public gardens on the North Cornish coast, and the subject of a television feature because of their unusual aspects. The gardens remain in the original Victorian garden layout and they retain their original splendour. Visitors often say Read more [...]

  • 28 Kensington Road

    This small, award winning, inner city garden is situated 3 miles from Bristol city centre. The garden measures 20 feet by 18 feet, and is open to the public during the summer months and for The National Scheme. It is probably the smallest garden to open for the N.G.S, and Read more [...]

  • Iford Manor and Peto Garden

    The house is built into the steep hillside, so terracing forms an important element of the design. Peto was particularly attracted by the charm of old Italian gardens, where flowers occupy a subordinate place amongst the cypresses, broad walks, statues and pools. The current owners have restored the design and Read more [...]

  • Hidden Valley Gardens

    An intimate 3 acre award-winning cottage style garden and specialist plant nursery, nestled in a secluded hidden valley in Cornwall. It is a wonderfully peaceful place to sit and dream amongst the colourful borders and beds set with herbaceous perennials, shrubs and grasses, and collections of Crocosmia, Agapanthus and Dahlias. Read more [...]

  • Holbrook Garden

    This 2 acre garden is situated on the South facing Holbrook Hill just outside Sampford Peverell, the soil is heavy clay. Early interest includes wildflower meadow plantings with cowslips and fritillaries and the woodland garden. The two acres have many innovative plantings which take inspiration from natural plant communities. Vibrant Read more [...]

  • Homeyards Botanical Gardens

    The gardens were created by Maria ‘Laetitia’ Kempe Homeyard in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s, and were built by Thomas Rider of Southwark, London. They were constructed on the steeply sloping patchwork of fields above the picturesque village of Shaldon in Devon. Mrs Homeyard was the widow of William Read more [...]

  • Heligan Gardens

    The restored “Lost Gardens of Heligan” will occupy a couple of hours for the committed gardener or plant lover. This massive estate has one of the finest Gardens of its period, containing 57 acres of planted gardens, 100 acres of ornamental woodlands, and 300 acres of rides and folly temples. Read more [...]

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