Top summer gardens in the Midlands

We care for some spectacular gardens here in the Midlands and summer is the time that many of them are at their finest. From the perfect precision of a planted parterre to cottage flowerbeds bursting with traditional British blooms, each has its own unique beauty. Here's a selection of our favourites.

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

A volunteer gardener wheeling a wheelbarrow along a pathway in Attingham's walled garden

Summer gardens in and around Shropshire and Staffordshire  

Take time out to explore beautiful gardens near you this summer. From Powis Castle's multi-layered garden to Biddulph's around-the-world themed gardens, there's a wealth of colourful flora and fauna to enjoy.

A flower border at Packwood

Summer colour in and around Warwickshire 

Bright and scented gardens are in their prime across Warwickshire at this time of year.

Visitors in the Herb Garden at Hardwick

Summer colour in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire 

The gardens and grounds of our special places near you are bursting with summer colour. Come take a wander at some of these beautiful spots.

summer gardens in bloom, Calke Abbey, Midlands

Summer colour in South Derbyshire and Leicestershire 

Bright and scented gardens are in their prime across South Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

Summer flowers in the walled garden at Croft Castle in Herefordshire

Herefordshire's summer gardens 

Discover the summer gardens of our Herefordshire properties, they are a joy to behold.

The Walled Garden at Coughton

Worcestershire gardens in Summer 

Our gardens in and around Worcestershire are looking resplendent. Why not visit and see for yourself?

Garden arch at Gunby

Summer colour in Lincolnshire and South Nottinghamshire 

Whether it's a stroll in the stunning gardens at Gunby, or exploring the grounds of Belton House, take a look at the special places near you in full bloom this season.