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Magnolia in flower in early spring with the house in the background at Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire
Visitors exploring the gardens | © National Trust Images/John Millar

Gardens in the Peak District and Derbyshire

Wind down with a visit to peaceful garden in the Peak District and Derbyshire. Take a stroll with the scents and colours of the season.

Gardens to visit in the Peak District and Derbyshire

Find all the best gardens for a great day out with the family.

Close up of pink nectarine blossom in full bloom against a wall

The garden at Calke Abbey 

Explore a vibrant and productive walled garden, look inside the faded glasshouses and explore Calke's fascinating collection of garden buildings.

Blossom at Hardwick

The garden at Hardwick Hall 

Discover and blossom in the garden at Hardwick Hall this spring and explore new growth through our Herb Garden and borders.

A path through the forest with spring flowers and trees either side.

The parkland and pleasure grounds at Kedleston 

The grounds at Kedleston are home to a landscaped garden and pleasure grounds designed by Robert Adam. Explore the parkland and discover seasonal wildlife and wildflowers.

Children running in the garden at The Children's Country House at Sudbury, Derbyshire

Visiting the Garden at The Children's Country House 

Explore the Garden and explore, admire and connect with the beauty of nature.

Daffodils in the Italian Garden at Lyme, Cheshire

The garden at Lyme 

Explore all the different areas of the garden at Lyme. This winter appreciate the formal geometry around the house with straight edges, columns of yew and clipped hedges demonstrating man’s dominance in comparison to the wild moors and parkland beyond.

A blue and purple sky reflected in a large expanse of water with a small silhouetted jetty jutting into the water on the bottom left and a silhouetted twiggy tree branch in the top left. In the distance are snow-capped hills, bathing in morning sunlight.

Discover more in the Peak District and Derbyshire

Historic houses, arts and crafts cottages and the spectacular Peak District make up this varied part of the Midlands.