• 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Heale Gardens and Plant Centre

    Heale House and its 8 acres of beautiful gardens, lie beside the River Avon. The garden provides a wonderfully varied collection of plants, shrubs, and roses growing in the formal setting of clipped hedges and mellow stonework, which are at their best in June and July. Particularly lovely in spring Read more [...]

  • By the Way

    By The Way is an organic smallholding and garden situated on the north west boundary of the New Forest National Park. The collection of 200 Montana plants represents fifty five named cultivars, the oldest having been planted more than twenty years ago. More are added regularly as old and new Read more [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

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