Our gardens in the East of England are a riot of colour in the summer. Highlights include Anglesey Abbey’s Rose Garden, Sheringham Park’s vast collection of rhododendrons, and Oxburgh Hall’s Parterre with 7,000 blooming bedding plants.
Our summer gardens in the Midlands are packed full of character. Explore the eclectic international collection of plants at Biddulph Grange Garden or wander through the ancient and iconic Yew Garden of Packwood House.
Discover the kitchen gardens once loved by Beatrix Potter at Hill Top in the Lake District. Or take a stroll around the serene Studley Royal Georgian water gardens in North Yorkshire. All over the North of England there are hidden gems just waiting to be explored.
Stroll through the formal gardens at The Argory with dwarf rose bushes in box-edged beds. Or take in the aroma of the scented Camomile Lawn at Springhill. It’s hard to beat Mount Stewart’s exotic array of plants from all over the world.
Take a step back in time and explore one of ‘Capability' Brown’s 18th-century landscapes at Petworth House and Park in West Sussex. Or discover the colourful gardens of Polesden Lacey in Surrey, blooming with roses and red hot pokers during the summer months.
Wander along the meandering paths through the trees at Stourhead, or take a trip to Kingston Lacy to relax on the expansive lawns. Enjoy the sweet scent of wildflowers at Trelissick, or explore the tropical gardens at Overbeck’s.
Take a stroll around the aromatic rose beds and herbaceous borders which fill the Italianate terraces at Bodnant Garden. Or wander through the intimate garden rooms of the Edwardian Dyffryn Gardens. Find the secretive paths in Tredegar House’s Orchard Garden, surrounded by flourishing apple trees and buzzing wildlife.
What do our gardeners do? What does it take to look after one of the most important historic gardens in the country? We’re back behind the scenes at Dyffryn in Wales to discover what the gardeners get up to at the height of summer.
Take a stroll through one of our many rose gardens in full bloom this summer. You can discover hundreds of varieties bred by gardeners many years ago. Find out about original planting schemes and enjoy the delicate scent and colours of old-fashioned roses.