Gardens in the Lake District
A garden grown by Beatrix Potter, a riot of colour in castle grounds or an intriguing collection of culinary and medicinal herbs; the Lakes is known for dramatic country landscapes, but there are some fantastic gardens to explore, too. Many gardens are now closed for the winter, but you can plan your next visit here.
Soak up the colour and scent of the gardens at Sizergh, see what's growing in the vegetable patch at Hill Top or explore the rose garden at Wordsworth House.
Feel inspired with a stroll through the gardens at Sizergh and find out what you’re likely to see growing here when you visit.
Potter around the fascinating garden at Acorn Bank. The garden boasts over 275 varieties of herbs as well as hot beds, vegetable patches and traditional fruit orchards.
Discover Beatrix Potter's farmhouse garden, restored to how it was in her time and spot features which appear in some of her little white books.
Explore this bright and beautiful walled riverside garden which was once William Wordsworth’s secret childhood playground. Today, it's filled with the colours, scents and sounds of summer.
Wander up from Grasmere village to see what's growing in the vegetable garden. Enjoy sweeping views from the formal lawns out across the lake to the fells beyond and keep an eye out for red squirrels in the woodland.
Stagshaw's rambling paths and unusual combination of shrubs, trees and plants give this tranquil garden an enchanted feel, with views out to the lake and mountains beyond.
Head to the Langdales and discover rare trees and shrubs from around the world at High Close Estate and Arboretum.
Feel inspired with a whole host of gardens to visit across the north of England
From the glorious garden at Dunham Massey to the industrial garden landscape at Quarry Bank, this corner of the North West is full of colour and has an abundance of horticultural delights for garden-lovers to enjoy, even in winter.
Enjoy Yorkshire's late autumn gardens and parks, from the landscaped views at Fountains Abbey, to the borders and pathways at Beningbrough Hall and Nostell.
Soak up the sights and sounds of autumn as gardens around the North East put on their final show. See the leaves change colour in the Avenue at Gibside, explore the changing colours in Wallington’s walled garden or take in the sights and views at Cragside’s Formal Garden.