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Delightful English country garden

Full of variety, this charming garden shows the English country style at its best.

Peaceful water gardens and herbaceous borders, with organically shaped topiary, demonstrate an imaginative use of colour and planting, creating unexpected vistas.

Stroll through the arboretum with its wonderful species of trees and naturally planted spring bulbs.

Explore and unwind

The Courts Garden is the perfect place for a relaxed walk. You can discover the different parts of the garden, that vary in style and atmosphere, from the formal lawns to the orchard.

Have a wild time

Come and tick off some of the items on the 50 things to do before you're 11¾ list at The Courts Garden.

Go on your own adventure and explore the garden, or join us for one of our special events.

Useful info

  • You can have a picnic in the arboretum
  • The Rose Garden tea-room serves food and drinks
  • Benches and garden seats are dotted throughout the garden
  • Assistance dogs only are welcome in the garden
  • Plant sales and gift shop at visitor reception
  • The new guide book is packed with information about our history
  • Free parking (please follow signs)
  • Wildlife play area and events for children