Summer colour in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire

Our gardens in 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.

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

Sweet pea tunnel in the Physic Garden at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Early summer flowers at Calke 

The gardens at Calke are full to bursting with colour this summer. See what our busy gardeners have been up to and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the garden at its best.