September gardens around Buckinghamshire

The summer may be officially over, but nobody told the gardens around Buckinghamshire. They're still looking lovely in the September sun and in many places you can see (and taste) the kitchen garden produce being put to good use.

Hughenden walled garden in summer with plant cart in view


Hughenden's walled garden is bursting with produce in September. The apples are beginning to ripen in the orchard ready for apple days, and the parterre is still looking good in the last of the summer sun.

The leaves turning on the top terrace of the garden at Canons Ashby

Canons Ashby 

Canons Ashby's 18th century style garden will still be splashed with colour this September from chrysanthemums and autumn-flowering cyclamen and crocuses.

Detail of the Apollo Belvedere sculpture in the grounds at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire


Waddesdon's garden continues to look great way into September. From the iconic Parterre with its unique carpet bedding, to the statuary and fountains hidden within the grounds.

The fourteenth-century Great Tower from the Kitchen Garden at Greys Court, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

Greys Court 

The kitchen garden earns its keep in September at Greys Court with lots of produce heading to the kitchen for jam and cakes.

The Rose Garden at Cliveden, Buckinghamshire


The last of Cliveden’s summer schemes are in flower around the estate. In The Long Garden there’s a sea of 10,000 hot pink Begonias, whilst in The Rose Garden there are 900 roses in their final bloom of season.