Great gardens in the Cotswolds

The Cotswolds are home to some outstanding gardens and the crisp days of winter are a great time to explore them.

Please book ahead before visiting

We're looking forward to welcoming you back. We’ve reopened the places you love, safely and in line with government guidance. We recommend you book in advance for visits to gardens and parks, especially at busy times such as weekends. Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel.

Winter at Dyrham Park

Dyrham Park

Situated near Bath, this ancient parkland is full of magnificent trees and view points with extensive vistas that stretch as far as the Welsh mountains. The garden is home to sumptuous planting, formal areas and peaceful wooded terraces.

Pillar garden in winter light

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.

Enjoy a winter stroll through the Newark countryside

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. The quaint gardens and sprawling parkland are filled with snowdrops at this time of year.

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.

Places to visit in the South West 

See the full list of gardens and outdoor spaces we care for in the South West which are open by county, and how to book to visit.

Visiting this spring 

In England and Northern Ireland, our gardens, parks and countryside remain open for local people to exercise. Shops, houses and other indoor areas are closed, and cafés are takeaway only. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors from the nearby community remains our priority and we urge you to book your visits in advance and stay local. All places in Wales are currently closed. Please check the property webpage before you travel.