Summer gardens in Surrey

With the long, refreshing days of summer to look forward to, it’s time to make the most of nature – and what better way to celebrate nature’s delights than with a visit to a garden in Surrey. The formal borders at Polesden, landscaped vistas at Claremont and the hillside masterpiece at Winkworth Arboretum are all yours to explore.

A pergola covered in pink roses overhangs a stone walk-way

Polesden Lacey 

Discover the best of what's in bloom in the garden at Polesden Lacey this summer. From roses to red hot pokers, we're bursting with colour and fragrance.

View across the lake towards the turf amphitheatre at Claremont Landscape Garden in Surrey

Claremont Landscape Garden 

With its picturesque views and leafy lime walk, Claremont Landscape Garden is a breath of fresh air in summer. Enjoy the sparkling light on the lake and a special season of programming about Princess Charlotte, who lived here during the Regency era.

The garden in summer

Hatchlands Park 

In the bicentenary year of the death of Humphry Repton, celebrated landscape designer, visit the subject of one of his famous Red Books. This summer at Hatchlands, you can discover 400 acres of parks and gardens that he helped to shape.

Winkworth Arboretum, Surrey

Winkworth Arboretum 

Make the most of the warm days and find a route through the fascinating woodland of Winkworth. This unfinished hillside masterpiece boasts 121 acres of exotic shrubs, trees and flowering herbaceous plants.