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For sites describing public (as opposed to private) UK gardens other than botanic gardens and arboretums.
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Abbey House Gardens, Malmesbury
Includes gardens in the grounds of The Abbey House, built in the 16th century alongside Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire.
In the Towy valley of Carmarthenshire. The history goes back to the 15th century. Information on the history and restoration work; visitor details.
Alnwick Garden Project
The Duchess of Northumberland's dream of transforming a derelict, 12-acre walled garden into the most magnificent garden created anywhere in Europe in the last 100 years.
A 15th century house. Virtual tours of house and gardens. Information for visitors on facilities, attractions and events.
Garden built by Geoff Hamilton in Rutland for BBC TV Gardener's World, including pictures, descriptions of the gardens with forums, tips, news, reviews, links and a competition.
Belmont House and Gardens
Georgian country house an example of Samuel Wyatt's architecture. Offers overview, house, gardens, guided tours and events. [Also in French].
Birkheads Secret Gardens and Nursery
A three acre hillside garden overlooking the Beamish valley, near Newcastle upon Tyne.
Blackhills Estate Gardens
History, guide and visitor information to these gardens near Elgin, Scotland.
About 80 acres of lawns, terraced gardens and a range of plants, above the River Conwy in north Wales with views towards Snowdonia. Information for visitors on opening dates and facilities.
Bowood House and Gardens
Information on the house, the gardens and grounds laid out by Capability Brown, the facilities, attractions, near Chippenham. Visiting details.
Bradenham Hall Gardens
A private Norfolk garden and arboretum open for visitors on selected days. History, information, maps and pictures. Visiting details.
Visitor information and details of 250-acre Lake District estate evolved by John Ruskin as a 'living laboratory' when he lived from there 1872 to 1900.
Historic gardens in Derbyshire), featuring a babbling brook, a ruined mill, mature trees, and high cliffs. Photo galleries by season, plant sale and visitor information.
Cerney House Gardens
A romantic garden in the Cotswolds. Includes a virtual tour, history, and information about the gardens and their produce.
Cottesbrooke Hall and Gardens
A Queen Anne House near Northampton with reputed formal and wild gardens open to the public Easter to September. Said to be the pattern for Jane Austin's Mansfield Park.
Cranborne Manor Web Site
The 17th century garden is open to the public. History, map and information about the garden, the manor house and its estate.
Garden in West Sussex featuring gravel walks, statuary, and interesting plantings. Information about visiting, the plant centre, and the landscape design services and books of John Brookes.
The Dorothy Clive Garden
Intimate and formal garden in North Staffordshire with a variety of landscape features, including a woodland garden, an alpine scree, a damp garden and summer flower borders, with information about location, opening hours and admission.
Drummond Castle Gardens
Formal gardens surrounding an ancient Scottish fortress.
E A Bowles Society of Myddleton House
A charitable society set up to further interest in the life and work of plantsman E A Bowles and the conservation of his garden at Myddleton House, Enfield. Information about events and membership.
Easton Walled Gardens
History and a description of work in progress on 12 acres of lost gardens between Grantham and Stamford. Information on events and opening times for visitors - include photographs.
Historic woodland garden established in the New Forest, near Beaulieu, early in this century by Lionel de Rothschild, known for its collection of rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas; site provides history, photos and visitor information.
Finlaystone Country Estate
A large country estate in Renfrewshire near Glasgow, seat of the current Chief of the Clan MacMillan. Information on the gardens, woodlands and history. Visitor details.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden
Includes information about the Yorkshire National Trust site preserving Britain's largest monastic ruin and most complete Cistercian abbey, and photographs of the 18th century water garden.
Twelve acres of gardens, streams and lochs, open to the public. Licensed tearoom, parking, disabled access. Dunragit near Stranraer, Galloway, Scotland.
Great Comp Garden
Seven-acre garden in Kent open to the public April-November. Description, photos, history, directions.
Groombridge Place Gardens
House and with 17th century gardens near Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Hampton Court Van Kampen Gardens
These gardens in Herefordshire have been restored and opened to the public. Virtual tour of the many gardens and the castle. History and visitor details.
Hannah Peschar Gallery and Sculpture Garden
A painterly 10-acre garden in Surrey, open to the public, with a changing exhibition of modern sculpture. Overview, visitor information.
Helmingham Hall Gardens
Grade 1 garden and deer park set around moated Tudor hall features double herbaceous borders, working kitchen garden, many roses and herb and knot garden. Includes programme of events. Near Stowmarket, Suffolk.
Hergest Croft Gardens
Estate garden in Kington (Herefordshire) focusing on rare shrubs and trees. Brief overview and visitor information.
Gardens in Somerset, location of the lost secret landscape garden, built in the 18th century and recently restored to its former glory. Virtual tour, history, and visitor information.
Hodsock Priory Gardens
A fine display of snowdrops in February on this estate in Nottinghamshire. Information about the estate and its history, and visitor details.
Set in the Parish of Assynt in the North West Highlands, this garden has been developed on the site of a derelict croft. Photographs and visitor information - NB accessible only by boat.
Kiftsgate Court Gardens
Information, plant list, maps and general garden and gardening topics. The gardens have been developed by three generations of women in Gloucestershire. Home to Rosa filipes Kiftsgate, the largest rose in England.
Levens Hall and Topiary Gardens
Elizabethan house and gardens in the Lake District. Visitor information on the house and its attractions.
Photographic tour of expansive garden in the Cotswolds. The style is mostly formal, with topiary, koi pond, and box parterres.
Marwood Hill Gardens
Set in the rolling hills of North Devon, this garden features large collections of camellias, astilbes, tulbaghias and Japanese irises within a park-like setting with ponds and streams.
This colorful garden in East Sussex is a showcase for the nursery that it accompanies. Visitor information, photos.
Mount Ephraim Garden
An Edwardian garden and Victorian mansion near Faversham, Kent open to the public.
National Trust garden in West Sussex, famous for its collection of rare plants, includes summer borders, a pinetum, and ruins of the house. Visitor information and overview map.
Landscape park of the 18th century in Surrey. Its history and restoration, educational and cultural events, and visitor information.
Painswick Rococo Garden
Introduction to this garden in the Cotswolds and its follies. Pictures, history and visitor information.
The Plantation Garden
Created in Norwich by Henry Trevor, Victorian philanthropist, currently being restored by the Plantation Garden Preservation Trust.
RHS (Royal Horticultural Society)
Information on RHS gardens (Harlow Carr in Yorkshire, Hyde Hall in Essex, Rosemoor in Devon, and Wisley in Surrey) with links to other gardens to visit.
A Italianate garden in Suffolk. Visitor information and brief history.
Sissinghurst Castle Garden, Kent
Visiting photographer presents pages with descriptions and photographs, accessible by text links and through a clickable map.
Spetchley Park and Gardens
Victorian garden in Worcestershire with woodland and herbaceous plants, some rare. Gardens with designs varying from formal to exuberant. Visitor information, news and events.
St Andrews Botanic Garden
Plant collections, glasshouses and displays. Information about the garden, events, school programs, and plant of the month.
Virtual tour and information about Georgian home, gardens and woodland park of Sir Reginald and Lady Sheffield near York, its opening times and tours.
A wild sub-tropical ravine by the Helford River in Cornwall. Information and photographs of the gardens, events and art activities. Visitor details.
Trewithen Garden, Cornwall
Early Georgian house - its name means "House of the Trees". Information on the gardens and their history, map. Details of nurseries and of visitor facilities.
Follow the progress of restoring this Public Park in Walsall to its former glories. Description, history, and plans for development. This site uses Flash extensively
Near Oxford, with a Saxon Church and gardens made famous in the 1930's by Beatrix Havergal. Information and pictures of the gardens, the art gallery. Visitor and facility details.
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