The Garden at Polesden Lacey

A view of the blooming herbaceous borders at Polesden Lacey looking onto the corner of the house.

The garden at Polesden Lacey 

Follow in the footsteps of royalty and enjoy the beauty of the garden and estate at Polesden Lacey.

" The gardens are unostentatious and rather beautiful: the grounds are very beautiful, with a splendid view across the vale from the south front to the wooded hill beyond. "
- James Lees-Milne


Rose Garden in full bloom at Polesden Lacey

Then & Now Garden Tour

Join us on an inspiring walk around the formal gardens. Learn about its history, our conservation work and how we’re constantly adapting. You’ll gaining an understating of why the garden looks as it does, our contemporary gardening methods and share some great stories from Mrs Greville’s heyday.

Tours are approx. 1 hr and take place daily at 11.30am and 1.30pm. There’s no need to book, just meet at the well head at the front of the house.

*Subject to availability*


" This garden was a playground for the rich and famous in the early part of the 20th century. Just a stone's throw from London, it was pure escapism for city life."
- Simon Akeroyd