Gardens to visit in Gloucestershire

garden in gloucestershireGardens to visit in Gloucestershire, a garden lover's paradise.

Parts of Gloucestershire make up the Cotswolds but the county also borders onto South Wales. There are some great gardens to visit in Gloucestershire ranging from Sudeley Castle where Katherine Parr, the last of Henry VIII’s  six wives is buried to small cottage gardens.
One place you might not know but which is open regularly for Charity is Highnam Court, with some great plantings, and a beautiful lake. You must put it in your diary.
Why not have a short break and stay in one of our recommended hotels, we list hotels near to the properties which we feature.
The major towns include Gloucester, Cheltenham and Cirencester.

Barnsley House Garden, Cotswolds

Barnsley House and Garden

Gloucestershire, Barnsley House has a beautiful small garden of 4 acres created by the late Rosemary Verey one of the 20th's centuries most famous designers.

Batsford Arboretum

Batsford Arboretum, near Moreton on Marsh

Gloucestershire, Batsford Arboretum is set in 56 acres of lovely Cotswold Countryside and contains over 1500 trees with species from all over the world.

Bourton House Gardens

Bourton House Garden, near Moreton on the Marsh

Gloucestershire, An award-winning three acre garden high on the Cotswolds with wonderful views over the surrounding countryside.

Camers Garden

Camers Garden

Gloucestershire, The 4 acre garden surrounds an Elizabethan farmhouse (not open) on the Cotswolds escarpment with fine views over the Severn of the Welsh mountains.

Cerney House Garden in Gloucestershire

Cerney House Garden

Gloucestershire, This secret Cotswold garden at Cerney House, high above the lovely Churn Valley is a very special and friendly place.

Colesbourne Park Snowdrops

Colesbourne Park Snowdrops

Gloucestershire, The snowdrop collection at Colesbourne Park originated in the plantings made by Henry John Elwes (1846-1922).

Where to see lavender fields

Cotswold Lavender, Snowshill, near Broadway

Worcestershire, See spectacular displays of lavender and wild flowers during July and August at Cotswolds Lavender

Dyrham Park Winter Garden

Dyrham Park House and Gardens, near Bath

Gloucestershire, Dyrham Park near Bath is a wonderful place to visit any time of year with a colourful winter garden

The gardens at Hanham Court near Bristol

Hanham Court Gardens

Gloucestershire, The Hanham Court Gardens are at the rear of a Court House with 13th Century church and tithe Barn once part of a monastic foundation.

Hidcote Manor Garden

Hidcote Manor Garden

Gloucestershire, A top ten Great British Garden - Hidcote Manor is one of the greatest gardens in England created this century by the great horticulturist Major Lawrence Johnston.

Highgrove House & Gardens

Highgrove House Gardens

Gloucestershire, We are delighted to be able list this beautiful garden.

The wonderful Gardens at Highnam Court in Gloucestershire

Highnam Court Gardens

Gloucestershire, The Gardens at Highnam Court have been lovingly restored and expanded. Sir Hubert Parry the famous composer once lived here.

Hookshouse Pottery Garden

Hookshouse Pottery & Garden near Tetbury

Gloucestershire

A National Gardens Scheme gem of a cottage garden set in 1.33 acres of beautiful Cotswolds countryside.

Kelmscott Manor Garden

Kelmscott Manor Gardens, near Lechlade

Gloucestershire, Kelmscott Manor was the home of William Morris famous for his textile designs.

The beautiful gardens at Kiftsgate House in the Cotswolds

Kiftsgate Court Gardens, near Chipping Campden

Gloucestershire, Kiftsgate Court Gardens are magnificently situated garden on the edge of the Cotswold escarpment with views towards the Malvern Hills.

Lydney Spring Garden

Lydney Spring Gardens

Gloucestershire, Set in beautiful countryside the Lydney Spring Gardens are in an enchanted secluded wooded valley with lakes and a profusion of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias and other flowering shrubs and trees.

Mill Dene Garden

Mill Dene Garden, Moreton on the Marsh

Gloucestershire, Mill Dene Garden, hidden in the Cotswolds.

Misarden Park Garden

Misarden Park Gardens, near Cirencester

Gloucestershire, Misarden Park has a lovely 12 acre gardens set around 17th century Manor house - not open.

Newark Park Snowdrops

Newark Park Gardens and Snowdrops, National Trust

Gloucestershire, Newark Park set deep in the Gloucestershire, on the edge of the Cotswolds is a hidden gem.

Painswick Rococo Garden has wonderful displays of snowdrops

Painswick Rococo Garden

Gloucestershire, Painswick Rococo Garden is a unique 18th century garden set in a hidden valley with lovely views of the surrounding countryside.

Rodmarton Manor Garden

Rodmarton Manor

Gloucestershire, A stunning courtyard garden greets you as you enter through the door by the side of the Rodmarton Manor.

The Indian style Sezincote House and Gardens

Sezincote House Gardens

Gloucestershire, This garden at Sezincote surrounds a fine house built to encompass Indian character in 1810. It is reminiscent of the Brighton Dome.

Snowshill Manor Garden

Snowshill Manor Gardens

Gloucestershire, This charming small organic garden surrounds this Cotswold Tudor Manor House known as Snowshill Manor.

Stanway House and Fountain

Stanway House and Fountain, near Winchcombe

Gloucestershire, If you are visiting the Cotswolds and are interested in Garden history make sure you take time to visit Stanway House

Sudeley Castle Gardens

Sudeley Castle and Gardens

Gloucestershire, 'The Queen of the Cotswolds', the garden at Sudeley Castle surrounds a fine Castle which was desecrated by Cromwell in the Civil War.

The Canals at Westbury Court Garden (Nationl Trust)

Westbury Court Garden, near Gloucester

Gloucestershire, This formal Dutch Westbury Court Water Garden was laid out between 1696 and 1705 and created by the owner of Westbury Court which is no longer standing.

Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum and places to stay near Tetbury

Gloucestershire, Westonbirt Arboretum, the National Arboretum is managed by the Forestry Commission and is one of the finest arboretums in the world.