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If you are looking for dog friendly beautiful gardens or places to visit  then you have come to the right place. Please check on the Garden's website to double check just in case the garden changes it's rules.

Not many National Trust properties open their formal gardens to dogs, but often allow them in the adjoining estate. However please bear in mind that most car parks do not have shady areas available and if they do the spaces are quickly taken.

We would love more gardens to become dog friendly, but I can understand why they are reluctant to do so. So please follow these informal rules.

  • No more than one dog per visitor.
  • Dogs to be kept on shortlead.
  • Encourage your dog to do its jobs before entering the garden.
  • Make sure you have enough poo bags.
  • Consider other visitors.

So enjoy your visit and please send any feedback about positives and negatives on your garden visit.

Chippenham Park Snowdrops

Chippenham Park Gardens

Cambridgeshire, Originally a great 'Anglo-Dutch' garden of canals, park, and formal gardens open during snowdrop season

Cholmondeley Castle Gardens

Cholmondeley Castle Gardens, near Malpas s

Cheshire, Cholmondeley Castle Gardens is one of Cheshire's Gardens of Distinction. see why!

Claverton Manor Gardens

Claverton Manor Gardens, Bath

Somerset, At the American museum there is a garden which is based on the Mount Vernon Garden at George Washington's home.

Clumber Park

Clumber Park Gardens, near Worksop

Nottinghamshire, Clumber Park is set in over 3,800 acres of parkland, peaceful woods and open heath including a superb Serpentine Lake.

Clyne Gardens

Clyne Gardens, near Swansea

Glamorgan, These 19th century landscaped Clyne Gardens of 50 acres were created by the Vivian family who sponsored plant expeditions overseas.

Compton Acres Garden

Compton Acres Gardens, near Poole

Dorset, Compton Acres has 10 acres of gardens with lovely views over Poole Harbour and the distant Purbeck Hills.

Constable Burton Hall Gardens

Constable Burton Hall Garden, near Leyburn

Yorkshire, Constable Burton Hall and its gardens are set in beautiful countryside at the entrance to Wensleydale

Crarae Gardens

Crarae Garden,near Inveraray

Argyll and Bute, Crarae Gardens on the banks of Loch Fyne, on the west coast of Scotland.

North Meadow Cricklade

Cricklade Fritillaries

Wiltshire, Cricklade Fritillaries - A natural history spectacular not to be missed.

Croome Court Park Gardens

Croome Court Park and Gardens near Worcester

Worcestershire, Croome Court in Worcestershire is another wonderful landscape from Capability Brown and was one of his first creations.

Denmans Garden

Denmans Garden, near Chichester

Sussex, Denmans Garden is a great contemporary garden originally designed by the late John Brookes

Doddington Place Gardens

Doddington Place Garden, near Sittingbourne

Kent, With a tea room serving delicious homemade cakes, scones and lunches, and special events throughout the year, Doddington Place Gardens is well worth a visit.

Dorothy Clive Garden

Dorothy Clive Garden, near Market Drayton

Shropshire, The Dorothy Clive Garden is intimate and informal with lovely views over the Shropshire hills

Driftwood Garden

Driftwood Garden, Seaford

Sussex, Driftwood is the smallest garden on our guide at just 112ft by 40ft. It is a really special place.

Drummond Castle Gardens

Drummond Castle Garden, near Crieff

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

The Walled Garden at Dunninald Castle

Dunninald Castle & Garden, Montrose

Angus, The walled garden at Dunninald Castle is planted with traditional mixed borders, vegetables, fruit trees and greenhouse.

Dunster Castle Garden

Dunster Castle

Somerset, Dunster Castle and gardens is in beautiful setting close to the sea and Exmoor.

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

Gardens near Fishguard

Dyffryn Fernant Garden, near Fishguard

Pembrokeshire, An exceptionally interesting and enjoyable garden' (Noel Kingsbury, The Garden).

Dyffryn Garden

Dyffryn Garden, Cardiff

Glamorgan, Why not join a guided walk around the Dyffryn gardens which will highlight the works already completed and proposals for the future.

Walled Gardens at Edzell Castle

Edzell Castle and Garden, near Brechin

Angus, The gardens surrounding Edzell Castle are stimulating.

Fairhaven Woodland Garden

Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden

Norfolk, The Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden is a great place to visit with the family

Gardens to visit Dartmouth

Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens

Devon, A lovely informal garden covering 43 acres, great for wildlife with lakes and streams.

Finlaystone Gardens

Finlaystone Garden, near Langback

Renfrewshire, Stroll through the Finlaystone gardens… pausing to appreciate the special plants and Finlaystone's renowned beauty.

The hot border at Floors Castle Gardens

Floors Castle Gardens, near Kelso

Scottish Borders, This lovely garden at Floors Castle surrounds one of Scotland's finest houses and has fine views across open countryside.

Florence Court Garden

Florence Court and Garden, Enniskillen

Fermanagh, This garden at Florence Court was created around 1789 by William King for the 1st Earl of Enniskillen.

Forde Abbey Gardens

Forde Abbey and Gardens

Somerset, The fantastic abbey dates from the 12th century and is a must see.

Fountains Abbey Gardens in Yorkshire

Fountains Abbey Gardens, near Ripon

Yorkshire, This superb landscape gardens at Fountains Abbey were designed by John Aislabee.

Gatton Park

Gatton Park, a garden near Reigate

Surrey, Gatton Park in Reigate is a spectacular, historic park landscaped by Lancelot “Capability” Brown and situated at the foot of the North Downs in Surrey.

The Gibberd Garden

Gibberd Garden

Essex, The Gibberd Garden is recognised as an important contribution to 20th century garden design.

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