The online guide to beautiful

Great British Gardens

with places to stay nearby

  • Benmore Botanic Garden
  • Bowood Rhododendron Garden
  • Caerhays Castle Garden
  • Furzey Gardens
  •  Lanhydrock House Gardens
  • Lydney Park Spring Garden
  • The Savill Garden near Windsor
  • The mountain-side Benmore Botanic Garden is under the direction of the Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden.
  • This Rhododendron Garden at Bowood House is extensive and has great displays of rhododendrons
  • One of the finest places to see rhododendrons, magnolias, camellias. Castle open. A great visit.
  • These delightful, informal gardens known as Furzey Garden was established in 1922 and is renowned for its all year round beauty. Set in the New Forest it is a great place to visit when on holiday.
  • Lannhydock House and Garden is one of our favourite places to visit
  • 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.
  • The Savill Garden is a garden for all seasons covering 35 acres and giving colour through all the seasons.

May 2018 - After the cold Spring the weather is set to look up - it is a special month for all sorts of flowerin shrubs and plants including Rhododendrons. We  the best places to see them in Gardens around the UK.  Join us as we feature all the best gardens to visit this month.

We feature some of the gardens to visit in  England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland. We also include many comfortable places to stay nearby. Use the index on the left for regional maps so that you can plan your journey.

Our guide attracts visitors from all over the world - we know because we often receive feedback. We started the guide as a hobby in 2002, as at that time there were few resources on the internet to help people plan their visits. The first region we covered was Cornwall and by the time 12 months elapsed more than 200 gardens had applied to join. Over the last year we  have had around 1 million  viewers from almost every continent on the world, with 6 million page views. As a result we have generated significant income for our members. With over 500 properties on our guide and more applying to join we should maintain our place as a leading resource for garden lovers.

Within our guide you will find a number of beautiful Japanese Gardens in England which are especially of great interest to those people now creating one.

If you would like us to plan your itinerary for you we have a wide range of guided holidays in England, Scotland and Wales all at very reasonable prices. We also have a range of tours throughout the world so why not request one of our free brochures. It does not matter where you live as there are departure points throughout the UK. Many visitors from overseas take advantage of the tours.

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