Gardens

  • Trelissick Garden (NT)

    On its own peninsula with ever-changing views of the estuary of the River Fal, Trelissick has one of the most amazing natural settings in the country. There are more than 12 hectares (30 acres) of elevated garden to explore, with twisting paths that lead you through significant collections of hydrangeas, Read more [...]

  • The Courts Garden (NT)

    A seven acre garden of mystery with fine collection of trees and shrubs. Hedged vistas and water garden planted with irises and lilies. Unusual topiary and garden ornaments. The garden is complemented by an arboretum with natural planting of spring bulbs, a kitchen garden and orchard. This charming garden shows Read more [...]

  • The Eden Project

    Built on a former china-clay pit, the ‘garden’ is housed in huge geodesic domes called ‘biodomes’and in crescent-shaped terraces outside. Tim Smitt, already famed for his work at the nearby Lost Garden of Heligan, created it. The two are as different as chalk from cheese. The latter is a traditional Read more [...]

  • Rosemoor Garden (RHS)

    Set deep in the lovely North Devon countryside, RHS Garden, Rosemoor has now come of age as a garden of national importance. Lady Anne Berry gifted Rosemoor to the RHS seven years ago, since when the original eight acres have been greatly developed. To the huge range of plants collected Read more [...]

  • Stourhead (NT)

    Stourhead garden was created by Henry Hoare II in the 1740s. The River Stour was dammed to form a great lake. Around the lake Hoare laid out a landscape garden for his guests with stunning views and pacify them with serene walking pleasure. The landscape garden, an outstanding example of Read more [...]

  • Prior Park Landscape Garden (NT)

    Beautiful and intimate 18th century landscape garden created by Bath entrepreneur Ralph Allen (1693-1764) with advice from the poet Alexander Pope and Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Sweeping valley with magnificent views of the City of Bath. Palladian Bridge and lakes. Ornamental Palladian bridge, one of only four in the world. After Read more [...]

  • Roseland House Garden & Nursery

    The garden at Roseland house has suffered mixed fortunes over the years. In the 1860’s it was, like the house victorianised, but by the end of WW2 there was little left, the whole area having been “dug for victory”. Following the war a succession of owners and tenants failed to Read more [...]

  • Penjerrick

    A 15 acre Grade II listed garden of botanical interest as home of the Barclay and Penjerrick rhododendron hybrids. The upper garden with lovely sea-view contains many rhododendrons, camellias, magnolias, azaleas, bamboos, tree ferns and magnificent trees. The luxuriant lower valley garden features ponds in a wild woodland setting.

  • Pine Lodge Gardens & Nursery

    Ray and Shirley Clemo’s 30-acre estate, in its mild climate of mid-Cornwall, comprises several themed gardens within Pine Lodge garden. There is a wide range of some 5500 plants, all of which are labelled. In addition to rhododendrons, magnolias and camellias, so familiar in Cornish gardens, there are Mediterranean and Read more [...]

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