Gardens near Plymouth

There's plenty of summer colour to be found in a garden near you. Here are our favourite gardens near Plymouth to explore, play in and get some vital fresh air.

Antony dovecote surrounded by late spring green


Near Torpoint, the garden at Antony is home to playful topiary, intriguing sculptures, fountains and sweeping views over the water.

Buckland Abbey

Buckland Abbey

Tranquillity and history meet at this ancient gem in the Tavy Valley landscape, with gardens, meadows, orchards and woodlands to explore.

Group walking through the Cherry orchard


Glorious Cornish garden with valley views and an expansive estate to explore. The garden features terraces, ponds and orchards with 150 local apple varieties.

Spring blossom in the garden at Lanhydrock, Cornwall


The Lanhydrock garden and estate is full of winding paths and stretches of countryside to explore in spring. Park Café is open daily, perfect for a warming drink after a walk or cycle.

Snowdrops spring up outside Saltram house, Devon


At Saltram there's a secret garden to lose yourself and parkland with riverside and woodland walks. Strolling through this precious green space on the outskirts of Plymouth, you can almost forget that the city lies so close.