Summer colour in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire

Gardens at places throughout South Derbyshire and Leicestershire are blooming into their full and vibrant summer colours. From the bright orange of the Chilean flame bush at Stoneywell Cottage to the vibrant borders at Calke Abbey.

Wisteria in the gardens at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Early summer flowers at Calke 

Calke's inspiring park and gardens are blooming with flowers. Watch the gardeners at work and see pops of early summer colour around the estate.

Belton's Swiss fishing lodge on the lake

Enjoy the beauty of Belton this season 

Explore the summer colour of Belton's gardens as you stroll past fragrant borders.

Bertram's bridge in Ilam Park

Explore on foot this summer at Ilam Park 

Visit the limestone hills this month for walks, picnics, play time and far reaching views.

Young girl holding moth

Summer adventures at Kedleston Hall 

Adventures big and small for all ages are waiting to be had at Kedleston this summer.

Families play tradition garden games at Stoneywell

Stoneywell's playful family garden 

The gardens are as much a part of the Gimsons' family home as the cottage at Stoneywell.

bluebells with the hall in the background

Spring gardens at Sudbury Hall

Colourful blooms are appearing in the grounds at Sudbury. During the autumn our garden team planted hundreds of new bulbs and they're ready to spring in to action.