Gardens

  • Leighton Hall

    Leighton Hall’s grounds are well worth exploring. The estate stretches over some 1,550 acres. As well as landscaped parkland and woodland walks, Leighton is the home of a very pretty 19th century walled garden. This garden is the realm and the passion of Mrs Suzie Gillow Reynolds. Not a lover Read more [...]

  • Lyme Park (NT

    A 17 acre garden retaining many original features from Jacobean and Tudor times. High Victorian style bedding, a Dutch garden, a Gertrude Jekyll-style herbaceous border, an orangery, an Edwardian rose garden, rare trees, Jekyll-style herbaceous borders, a ravine garden and Wyatt conservatory and wild flowers by the lake. The garden Read more [...]

  • Hare Hill (NT)

    Attractive 10 acre garden includes a walled garden with many clematis and vines on its walls. An attractive Spring garden with a fine display of rhododendrons and azaleas. A good collection of hollies and other specimen trees and shrubs.

  • Cobble Hey Gardens

    Cobble Hey has been a working hill farm for more than 150 years and still raises a wide range of sheep and beef cattle breeds. Set in a delightful location, 600 feet above sea level with stunning views over the Forest of Bowland, the farm has always been a rural Read more [...]

  • Thorp Perrow Arboretum

    Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Woodland Garden and Falconry Centre. The arboretum has 85 acres of woodland walks. It is one of the largest and rarest collections of trees and shrubs in the north of England and holds five National Collections – Ash, Lime, Walnut, Laburnum and Cotinus. Thorp Perrow has something Read more [...]

  • Wallington (NT)

    The house is surrounded by an informal landscape of lawns, lakes, woodland, parkland and farmland, just waiting to be explored. Don’t miss the hidden walled garden, nestled in the woods. It was beloved by Lady Mary Trevelyan and remains a beautiful haven whatever the season. Enter through Neptune’s Gate, sweep Read more [...]

  • York Gate

    York Gate is a fabulous garden owned and managed by Perennial (formerly the Gardeners’ Royal Benevolent Society). A one acre plantsman’s garden it is divided into fourteen individual ‘rooms’ each with unique architectural features. What makes this garden exceptional is the exquisite detail to be found within each: the pavement Read more [...]

  • Thornton Hall Gardens

    A 16th Century Grade 1 listed Hall, 2 acre walled gardens, with additional vegetable/picking garden, avenue of lime trees.  Plantsman’s garden with  an emphasis on colour-themed borders, plant associations, form and foliage. Rare and unusual perennials, interspersed with interesting trees and shrubs in mixed herbaceous borders including large collections of roses, paeonies, hostas, Read more [...]

  • Land Farm Garden

    The Garden is 1,000 feet up on a north facing slope. Has featured on “Gardener’s World”. Entirely created from a green field site having first planted 6,000 trees for shelter. Parties are welcome on evenings. Cost per person £5.00, but includes refreshments.

  • Herterton House

    One acre of formal garden within stone walls around a sixteenth century farmhouse. This small garden is a delight to the eye with excellent colour coordination and some unusual species. Also a small topiary and a physic garden.

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