Topiary Gardens

topiary gardens

There are many fine Topiary Gardens to visit in England, Scotland, and Wales. European topiary dates from the Roman times and the art can be considered as living sculptures.
In the 1700s  many of the topiary gardens were cut down by the designers of the time but they were revived in the 1800s.
Levens Hall in Cumbria is considered feature some of the finest topiary in the world.
We feature some of the best topiary gardens and you can find more by using the search facility at the top of the page.

Abbey House Gardens

Abbey House Garden, Malmesbury

Wiltshire, Abbey House in Malmesbury was once part of the Benedictine Monastery founded about 666 AD.

Ascott Hall and Garden

Ascott House and Garden, near Leighton Buzzard

Buckinghamshire, This is a great Victorian garden which surrounds the Jacobean house owned by the Rothschild family.

Athelhampton House and Gardens

Athelhampton House and Garden, near Dorchester

Dorset, The formal gardens at Athelhampton House were built in 1891 by Alfred Cart de Lafontaine.

Avebury Manor Garden

Avebury Manor and Gardens

Wiltshire, Parts of Avebury Manor may date back to the 12th century.

Biddulph Grange Gardens

Biddulph Grange Garden

Staffordshire, The garden at Biddulph Grange are perhaps one of the most exciting and unusual gardens

Blickling Hall Garden, Norfolk

Blickling Hall and Gardens, near Norwich

Norfolk, Blickling Hall is a delightful Jacobean House surrounded by superb gardens.

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.

Gardens to visit Yorkshire

Burton Agnes Hall Garden, near Driffield

Yorkshire, Take a look at the beautiful garden at Burton Agnes Hall. A great day out for garden lovers

Canons Ashby Garden

Canons Ashby Garden, near Daventry

Northamptonshire, The Gardens at Canons Asby are a great restoration of an 18th century garden

The Long Border at Cliveden Gardens

Cliveden Gardens, near Taplow

Buckinghamshire, The Long Garden at Cliveden with its topiary and statuary is really impressive.

Crathes Castle Garden

Crathes Castle and Gardens, Banchory

Aberdeenshire, Crathes Castle and Gardens are a real jewel of a place. The castle, gardens and setting combine to stunning effect.

Doddington Hall and Gardens in Lincolnshire

Doddington Hall and Garden, near Lincoln

Lincolnshire, Doddington Hall has five acres of romantic walled and wild gardens including a Kitchen Garden growing vegetables for the popular Farm Shop and Restaurant.

Drummond Castle Gardens

Drummond Castle Garden, near Crieff

Perthshire, Drummond Castle Gardens. One of the finest formal gardens in Britain

Elton Hall Gardens

Elton Hall and Garden, near Peterborough

Cambridgeshire, Elton Hall Gardens have been stunningly restored during the last twenty years.

Godinton House & Gardens

Godinton House, near Ashford

Kent, The lovely Godinton House has twelve acres of tranquil gardens.

Great Chalfield Manor and Gardens

Great Chalfield Manor & Garden, near Melksham

Wiltshire, Great Chalfield manor and Garden was given to the National Trust in 1943.

Great Dixter Gardens

Great Dixter House & Gardens

Sussex, Great Dixter is the family home of the late Christopher Lloyd, who had devoted his lifetime to creating one of the most experimental, exciting and constantly changing gardens of our time.

National Trust Garden in London

Ham House and Garden, London

London, Make sure you visit Ham House and Garden in London run by the National Trust

One of the gardens at Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace Gardens

Surrey, Hampton Court Palace and Gardens home to the Kings and Queens of England including HenryV111

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.

Hinton Ampner Gardens

Hinton Ampner House and Garden, near Winchester

Hampshire, Hinton Ampner is a great garden set in the rolling Hampshire countryside.

Hutton in the Forest House and garden

Hutton-in-the-Forrest

Cumbria, Hutton-in-the-Forest is a beautiful historic house with lovely gardens on the north eastern edge of the Lake District.

Kentwell Hall and Garden

Kentwell Hall and Gardens, near Sudbury

Suffolk, From snowdrops, to daffodils, to summer colours Kentwell Hall Garden is a great day out

Levens Hall Garden

Levens Hall Garden, near Kendal

Cumbria, The Topiary Gardens at Levens Hall are world-famous in their own right, and are a must for any visitor to the English Lake District.

Lytes Cary Manor and Garden

Lytes Cary Manor Garden, National Trust, Somerset

Somerset, Lytes Cary Manor was owned of medieval herbalist Henry Lyte, and the house is surrounded by an enchanting small garden.

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.

Montacute House and Garden National Trust property in Somerset

Montacute House and Gardens

Somerset, Montacute House is a magnificent Elizabethan Ham-stone house, surrounded by beautiful parkland and gardens and built in the late 16th century.

Mount Stewart Gardens in County down, Northern Ireland

Mount Stewart House & Gardens

County Down, Mount Stewart is one of the most unique and unusual gardens that the Trust owns.

Packwood House and Garden

Packwood House and Gardens

Warwickshire, Packwood House’s Grade II listed gardens will delight and enchant visitors of all ages.

Pitmedden Gardens

Pitmedden Gardens, near Aberdeen

Aberdeenshire, The centrepiece of Pitmedden is the Great Garden which was originally laid out in 1675 by Sir Alexander Seton, 1st Baronet of Pitmedden.

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