Gardens to visit in the North of England

The North may be known for its dramatic landscapes but there are some amazing gardens to explore too. From a Georgian water garden on a grand scale to the homely cottage garden that inspired Beatrix Potter – see all the North has to offer.

The house at Lyme on a beautiful spring day

Gardens to visit in the North West 

Stroll through landscaped gardens at large country houses or discover kitchen gardens with fruitful veg patches. The gardens at special places in the North West are bursting with colour all year round.

The long border in summer at Hill Top

Gardens to visit in the Lake District 

The Lakes may be better known for dramatic landscapes than intimate country gardens, but there are some real gems waiting to be explored.

A couple walk their dogs through the garden at Wallington

Gardens to visit in the North East 

A hidden garden, a Pinetum on a grand scale, or an eighteenth-century landscaped garden - find a summer garden to explore in the North East.

Nunnington Hall garden

Gardens to visit in Yorkshire 

Explore peaceful gardens across Yorkshire, with colourful herbaceous borders, hidden follies and wildflowers.