Great gardens in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire is home to some outstanding gardens, and during the autumn they fill with colour from late flowers and vibrant foliage. The crisp days of autumn are a great time to explore these gardens which we've reopened in line with Government guidelines.

Please book ahead before visiting

We're looking forward to welcoming you back. We’re reopening the places you love, safely and in line with government guidance. We recommend you book in advance for visits to gardens, parks and houses, especially at busy times such as weekends. See what’s open and ready for you to book this week below.

The Red Borders at autumn

Hidcote

Arts and Crafts-inspired garden with intricately designed outdoor spaces in the rolling Cotswold hills. Explore the maze of narrow paved pathways and discover secret gardens, delightful vistas and colourful planting.

View to the pavilion at Westbury Court Garden

Westbury Court Garden

A rare and beautiful survivor, explore the canals in this Dutch water garden near Gloucester; the only restored one in the country.

Snowshill Manor in Autumn

Snowshill

The garden of this Cotswold manor house is the perfect place to unwind and explore hidden vistas, quiet corners and unexpected delights.

Autumn views of the Newark lakeside

Newark Park

Tudor hunting lodge set proudly in an estate on top of the Cotswold escarpment, looking down into the Ozleworth valley and to the Mendips beyond.

Visitors at Chedworth Roman Villa, Gloucestershire.

Chedworth Roman Villa

Cradled in a beautiful Cotswold valley rest the remains of one of the grandest Roman villas in Britain. See extensive mosaic floors, hypocaust systems and bath house rooms in a tranquil setting, with plenty of opportunities for walks, relaxation and reflection.

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

More than 100 gardens and parks and hundreds of coast and countryside places are open in England and Northern Ireland. Many historic houses are open in England. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at weekends and school holidays. In line with Welsh Government legislation, all places in Wales will close from 24 October to 9 November. Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel. Read this article to find out how to book and what to expect from your visit.