Park & gardens

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Edwardian games

We have a range of Edwardian garden games for you to try on the lawns. Test your skills at quoits, croquet, giant skittles and boules. There is also much more in the garden for the kids to explore.

A lot of planting

Beautiful spring flowers

The Italianate Parterre and East Terrace are two areas of bedding which have over 20,000 – 25,000 plants for the different spring and summer schemes. There's always a different mass of colour, form and texture.


Volunteer groups are hard at work through the winter months clearing and burning rhododendron in the park, planting thousands of bulbs in the garden and many more jobs as well.