Rose Gardens in Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Oxfordshire

There’s a moment in the garden when the tender green promise of spring bubbles over into frothy summer splendour. We all look forward to June roses, but each year it seems to catch us gloriously by surprise. From the big, bold flowers loved by Lady Brunner at Greys Court to the formal 1950s garden design by Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe at Cliveden, discover a few of our best spots for beautiful summer blooms.

Dark red rose climbing on the Cromwellian building

The Rose Garden at Greys Court 

The Rose Garden at Greys Court is full of wonderful sights and scents as it comes into bloom throughout June. Find out what you can expect to enjoy on a visit to it this June.

Rose Garden Cliveden

The Rose Garden at Cliveden 

Our Rose Garden includes over 900 repeat flowering roses in shades of red, orange and yellow. Reinstated in 2014 based on a 1950s design by Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe, they bloom from late June until September.

The rose garden at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

The Rose Garden at Waddesdon 

When in full bloom this intimate garden offers a rainbow of eye-catching colours from delicate pinks to vibrant oranges. Take a seat at one of the benches and take in the beautiful scents.

View of entry to walled garden in Autumn sunshine

Gardens at Hughenden 

Mary Anne's designs and love of vivid colours can still be seen in the planting schemes today and there's plenty of fun to be had in the walled garden.

Rose garden at Basildon Park on a blue sky day with house in the background

The Rose Garden at Basildon Park 

Explore the Rose Garden at Basildon Park; a garden created by the Iliffes, and now being lovingly restored by our team. Don't forget to head to the Stableyard shop to find some roses of your own to take home.