Spring gardens near Plymouth

Take your pick of gardens near Plymouth all filled with colour in the seasons and rooted in history.

Yellow tulips in the formal summer garden at Antony with the top of the house peeping out from behind a hedge in the background

Garden at Antony waking up for spring

The garden team at Antony have been working hard over winter in readiness for spring bursting onto the scene. The summer garden has a fresh display of tulips, new for 2019.

Magnolia Peter Veitch

Magnificent magnolias at Lanhydrock

You'll find a riot of pink and white magnolia blossom in the garden from early spring. Find out more about the different varieties here and when to see them at their best.

A blossoming tree outside the cottages on the Buckland Abbey estate

Step into spring at Buckland Abbey

A carpet of flowers, newborn lambs and walks in the countryside; where better to enjoy a day out than at Buckland Abbey?

Family with two adults and three children next to the pond at Cotehele, Cornwall

Summer in Cotehele's garden

Summer is a beautiful time to discover Cotehele, but you'll find colour and beauty in the garden in all seasons, with different areas taking turns to shine as the year progresses.

The colourful Summer border at Saltram

Spring garden at Saltram 

Saltram’s garden bursts into colour in the spring, thanks to the herbaceous border that comes to life in June. There are many impressive ancient and exotic trees and plants are woven into the fabric of the garden and it’s winding paths to meander through and admire.