Summer gardens in Thames and Chilterns

Our places are bursting with scented roses, vibrant peonies and glorious bedding schemes. It’s a wonderful time to wander in the grassy avenues and soak up the colour.

Rose Garden Cliveden


Cliveden's Rose Garden includes over 900 repeat flowering roses in shades of red, orange and yellow that bloom from late June until September.

View of entry to walled garden in Autumn sunshine


Mary Anne's designs and love of vivid colours can still be seen in the planting schemes today and there's plenty of fun to be had in the walled garden.

Dark red rose climbing on the Cromwellian building

Greys Court 

The walled gardens are bursting with life in the summer months. With produce from the kitchen garden being harvested, and many summer flowers blooming, there's lots to take in as you wander round.

The rose garden at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property in Buckinghamshire


Discover Waddesdon's gardens in full bloom and scent this summer. See the beautiful rose garden in bloom, the carpet bedding design and our 3D birds. There's also fantastic art in the gardens to marvel at.

A circular domed temple, has a collonade of surrounding pillars under a portico. You can see a flight of steps leading up to an open chamber. this is the Temple of Ancient Virtue at Stowe in Buckinghamshire.

The gardens at Stowe

Discover the stories behind the paths of vice, virtue and liberty that run throughout the gardens, and the individual beauty and significance of each area. Ask us about where to enjoy the best views, walks and picnic spots.

Rose garden at Basildon Park on a blue sky day with house in the background

Basildon Park 

Explore the Rose Garden at Basildon Park; a garden created by the Iliffes, and now being lovingly restored by the team at Basildon Park.