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.

Our gardens

This article was created before the coronavirus crisis, and may not reflect the current situation. All of the gardens shown are open but there may be restrictions in place. Please make sure you check web pages for individual places before you travel for booking details and the most up to date information about visiting

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.

Cliveden's Rose Gardeb

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 May until September.

Roses in Basildon Park garden

Basildon Park in Bloom 

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.

Butterfly on hyacinth in Hughenden's gardens, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire

Gardens of Hughenden 

Designed in an Italianate style, the formal garden features terraces, perfect lawns, classical statuary and a parterre full of vibrant colour. The walled garden and pleasure grounds offer a more relaxed space for a gentle walk.