Gardens

Glorious gardens

30,000 plants and bulbs fill the Parterre in spring © National Trust / Hannah Purcell

30,000 plants and bulbs fill the Parterre in spring

With ever-changing floral displays and a variety of statuary and topiary, our gardens delight through the seasons.

You'll still find some vibrant colours on the famous Parterre thanks to tulips, pansies, wallflowers and forget-me-nots. Meanwhile, blossom drifts through the Water Garden and the scent of wisteria surrounds the topiary in the Long Garden.

Glorious gardens

The scent of wisteria wafts through the Long Garden © National Trust / Hannah Purcell

The scent of wisteria wafts through the Long Garden

With ever-changing floral displays and a variety of statuary and topiary, our gardens delight through the seasons.

You'll still find some vibrant colours on the famous Parterre thanks to tulips, pansies, wallflowers and forget-me-nots. Meanwhile, blossom drifts through the Water Garden and the scent of wisteria surrounds the topiary in the Long Garden.

Glorious gardens

Enjoy the scents of spring © NTPL/John Millar

Enjoy the scents of spring

With ever-changing floral displays and a variety of statuary and topiary, our gardens delight through the seasons.

You'll still find some vibrant colours on the famous Parterre thanks to tulips, pansies, wallflowers and forget-me-nots. Meanwhile, blossom drifts through the Water Garden and the scent of wisteria surrounds the topiary in the Long Garden.

The Parterre

The view from the South Terrace looking out over the Parterre is one not to be missed.

The beds are planted with spring and summer bedding displays creating a carpet of colour.

The Long Garden

Masses of seasonal flowers are displayed amongst a collection of topiary and sculpture.

We're replanting the Long Garden with thousands of purple salvias ready for summer.

The Water Garden

The Water Garden's oriental character was created for Lord Astor using water, rocks and a Chinese pagoda.

In spring, dusky pinks of cherry blossom and creamy-white magnolias form picture perfect reflections in the water.

Rose Garden

Our Rose Garden is based on Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe's original 1950s design and includes over 900 roses in shades of red, orange and yellow.

The repeat flowering roses bloom from late June until September.

Breathtaking views

Perched high on the cliffs, our gardens have always been famous for their stunning views.

Our ‘Cliveden views’ trail will take you around the gardens and highlights some of the most striking vistas.

Sculpture

From the grand Fountain of Love on the main drive, to the ancient baboons in the Long Garden the gardens reveal a magnificent collection of sculpture.

Can you find the piece created by William Waldorf Astor?

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