Gardens to visit in Berkshire


The lovely county of Berkshire has several gardens to visit including gardens near Maidenhead, Reading and Henley. The adjoining counties of Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire will also spoil you for choice.
Berkshire is home to Highclere Castle where Downton Abbey is filmed and all fans should visit here to see the beautiful house and gardens. 

Basildon Park

Basildon Park Garden, near Reading - National Trust

Berkshire, This beautiful Palladian mansion at Basildon Park and Gardens in a wonderful position above the River Thames was built in 1776-83.

Englefield House Garden

Englefield House Garden, near Reading

Berkshire, The formal garden at Englefield House was laid out in the 17th century and the terraces and stone staircases were built in 1860.

Highclere Castle Garden

Highclere Castle and Gardens

Berkshire, Highclere House and gardens have some beautiful features and must not be missed. An Egyptian exhibition is open part of the year.

Old Rectory Farnborough John Betjeman

Old Rectory Garden, Farnborough - John Betjeman

Berkshire, The delightful gardens at the Old Rectory in Farnborough, Berkshire are open under the NGS. John Betjeman once lived here.

Savill Garden

Savill Garden, near Windsor

Surrey, The Savill Garden is a garden for all seasons covering 35 acres and giving colour through all the seasons.

Valley Gardens Windsor

Valley Gardens, near Windsor

Surrey, The walk to the Valley Gardens from the car park takes around 25 minutes but is well worth doing.

Waltham Place Garden

Waltham Place Garden, Maidenhead

Berkshire, Waltham Place Garden has often been described, as, “the best kept secret in Berkshire”, and that should arouse your curiosity to visit this hidden gem.