Coastal Gardens and where to see them

coastal gardens

Dotted around the British Isles are some beautiful coastal gardens, which lead down to the sea, or which overlook the sea. We have a selection of the best here ranging from St Michael's Mount on the south Cornwall Coast to Inverewe on the west coast of Scotland which benefilts from the Gulf stream drift.
If you have a garden near the sea and want some planting ideas this is the page you need to see.

Achamore Gardens

Achamore Gardens, Isle of Gigha

Argyll and Bute, Achamore Gardens are set on the Isle of Gigha, and is short ferry ride from the mainland.

The Gardens at An Cala are full of colour and have views of the sea.

An Cala Gardens, Isle of Seil

Argyll, These beautiful gardens at An Cala were created in the 1930's and situated on the West Coast of Scotland.

Arduaine Garden

Arduaine Garden, near Oban

Argyll, Arduaine Garden is famous for its collection of Rhododendrons, magnolias and azaleas established over the last century.

Caerhays Castle Garden

Caerhays Castle Gardens, near Truro

Cornwall, One of the finest places to see rhododendrons, magnolias, camellias. Castle open. A great visit.

Coleton Fishacre House and Gardens

Coleton Fishacre House and Garden, near Dartmouth

Devon, Coleton Fishacre is a beautiful 24 acre garden created by Rupert and Lady Dorothy D'Olyly Carte in the 1920s.

Culzean Castle on the Scottish Coast

Culzean Castle and Gardens

Ayrshire, Culzean is a garden lover's paradise.

The historic castle at Dunvegan and its gardens are situated on the Isle of Skye

Dunvegan Castle Garden, Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye, Dunvegan Castle and Gardens on the Isle Skye are not to be missed

Hartland Abbey Gardens

Hartland Abbey Gardens

Devon, Hartland Abbey & Gardens were given by Henry VIII to the Keeper of his Wine Cellar whose descendants live here today.

Inverewe Gardens

Inverewe Garden

Ross-shire, Inverewe Garden has a wonderful array of foreign plants which are well suited to the Gulf Stream.

Lamorran House Garden in St Mawes

Lamorran House Garden

Cornwall, Lamorran House Garden is set on a hillside with exotic plants in St Mawes.

Mount Edgcumbe House and Garden

Mount Edgcumbe House, Torpoint

Cornwall, Part of a Country Park with lovely informal grounds.

Mount Stuart on the Isle of Bute

Mount Stuart and Gardens, Isle of Bute

Isle of Bute, Mount Stuart House and Gardens is a great place to visit for all the family.

Osborne House and Gardens on the Isle of Wight

Osborne House Gardens

Isle of Wight, Osborne House and Gardens once the retreat of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Overbecks Garden a National Trust property in Devon

Overbecks Garden, National Trust, Devon

Devon, Overbecks Gardens are well worth seeing.

Penrhyn Castle Gardens, a National Trust property in Wales

Penrhyn Castle Gardens, National Trust, Wales

Gwynedd, The gardens of the neo- Norman Penrhyn Castle are set amongst the backdrop of the Menai Strait and Snowdonia.

Plas Newydd Garden

Plas Newydd Garden, Anglesey

Anglesey, This garden at Plas Newydd was based on a Henry Repton design and is situated above the Menai Straits with lovely views of Snowdonia.

St Just in Roseland Churchyard

St Just in Roseland Churchyard

Cornwall, One of the prettiest churchyards in Britain with spring flowers, rhododendrons and camellias.

St. Michaels Mount Garden

St. Michaels Mount Garden

Cornwall, St Michaels Mount has superb subtropical gardens and you can also visit the castle.

Trebah Gardens

Trebah Gardens, an attraction near Falmouth

Cornwall, Trebah Gardens, near Falmouth are one of our favourites in Cornwall

The Garden at Walmer Castle

Walmer Castle and Garden, near Deal

Kent, Walmer Castle the Royal residence of the Lords Warden of the Cinque Ports is set on the Kent Coast overlooking the sea.