8 Unmissable Gardens to visit in 2017

We’ve compiled a list of the best gardens to visit this year throughout the country. Plan a trip to enjoy the beautifully designed grounds within the acreage of manor houses, historic castles and parklands.

WrestHouse3Wrest park, Silsoe, Bedfordshire, MK45 4HR

After only recently being brought back to life after, being long forgotten really adds to the charm this 10-acre park resonates. If you are a fan of stunning floral displays all year round then Wrest Park is the place for you.

Coton Manor, Coton, Northampton, NN6 8RQ

Situated cosily between Northampton and Rugby this 16th century manor is perfect for an afternoon stroll in any month. Complete with a 5-acre blue bell walk and a natural spring it really is a one of a kind experience.

WallingtonWallington, Wallington, Cambo, Northumberland, NE61 4AR

Wallington is surrounded by the comforting sights of lawns, lakes, woodland, parklands and farmland. It is truly the most diverse and lively garden in this feature which makes it one of our favourites.

 

BramdeanBramdean House, Alresford, Hampshire, SO24 0JU

Known well for its mirror image herbaceous borders. Foreign and interesting plants lead to a surprisingly wonderful spectacle and one that people should go see.

GodingtonGodington House and Gardens, Godinton Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 3BP

With 12 acres of property to explore, you can lose yourself between the terraced lawns, rose gardens and intimate Italian garden. This is a very stylish garden to visit and you will not be disappointed.

TrengwaintonTrengwainton Garden, Madron, Cornwall, TR20 8RZ

The perfect place for picking up ideas for your own garden, it is packed full of magnolias, rhododendrons and camellias. Travelling up and down the paths is defiantly worth the visit.

SizerghSizergh Castle, Sizergh, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8DZ

16,000 acres are available to roam at this picturesque setting which is nestled just outside of Kendal. Multiple gardens and an abundance of species to spot add to the tranquil feeling that resonates around this setting.

Dorothy CliveThe Dorothy Clive Garden, Willoughbridge, Shropshire, TF9 4EU

What was once a gravel quarry is now a 12 acre haven for all things green. Created in 1940 by Colonel Harry Clive in memory of his wife Dorothy this garden is a sight to behold with a rose walk and waterfall the most prominent features.

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