Spring gardens near Plymouth

Take your pick of gardens near Plymouth all filled with colour in the seasons and rooted in history.

Magnolia spring bloom in the foreground with the Mandalay bell at Antony in the background

Garden at Antony waking up for spring 

Following recent government announcements the garden will be closed until further notice. Let us bring spring to you...

Magnolia Peter Veitch

Magnificent magnolias at Lanhydrock

You'll find a riot of pink and white magnolia blossom in the garden from early spring. Find out more about the different varieties here and when to see them at their best.

A blossoming tree outside the cottages on the Buckland Abbey estate

Step into a spring garden at Buckland Abbey

A carpet of flowers, bluebells and blooms, escape into nature in the Abbey garden.

Spring bulbs flowering and white gate in the Upper Garden at Cotehele, Cornwall

Seasonal highlights in Cotehele's garden

There’s something new in the garden for you to discover 365 days of the year. Spanning 14 acres plus 12 acres of orchard, it has variety far beyond the average garden on account of its terrain, rills and juxtaposition to the house.

The colourful Summer border at Saltram

Spring garden at Saltram 

Saltram’s garden bursts into colour in the spring, thanks to the herbaceous border that comes to life in June. There are many impressive ancient and exotic trees and plants are woven into the fabric of the garden and it’s winding paths to meander through and admire.