Gardens to visit in Hampshire

gardens-in hampshire
There are many beauitiful gardens to visit in Hampshire, so if you want to see roses, herbaceous borders, rhododendrons, winter gardens you are spoilt for choice. Many of the gardens are close to the popular towns of Winchester, Southampton & Romsey.
The Test Valley is a great destination. There you will find the historic Mottisfont Abbey and its famous Rose Garden which is probably the finest in Britain. Nearby is the Sir Harold Hillier Arboretum with its 250 metre centenary double herbaceous border, claimed to be the longest in England.
If you want to relax and unwind then head for Houghton Lodge situated on the banks and River Test. Although the gardens here are on a much smaller scale, the landscape is outstanding. The final place to visit is the wonderful Longstock Water Garden although this is only open on selected Sundays during the summer.
A great destination for your garden holidays or for a day out.

Exbury Gardens

Exbury Gardens, New Forest

Hampshire, Exbury Garden is a wonderful place for early summer and autumn colours

Furzey Gardens

Furzey Gardens, near Lyndhurst

Hampshire, 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.

Gilbert White's House and Garden

Gilbert White House and Garden, Selborne

Hampshire, The House and Garden of the famous Naturalist

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.

Hillier Garden

Hillier Gardens & Arboretum near Winchester

Hampshire, The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and Arboretum are lovely in every season.

Hinton Ampner Gardens

Hinton Ampner House and Garden, near Winchester

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

The Gardens at Houghton Lodge

Houghton Lodge Gardens

Hampshire, Houghton Lodge and its gardens are situated close to the historic small town of Stockbridge.

Longstock Water Gardens

Longstock Water Gardens

Hampshire, As summer progresses at Longstock Water Gardens further plants come to life giving vibrant colour to the garden.

Mottisfont Abbey Rose Garden

Mottisfont Abbey Gardens

Hampshire, Mottisfont Abbey Gardens are set in the delightful Test Valley, where the River Test the famous trout river follows its journey to the sea.

The Manor House Garden - Jekyll

The Manor House Garden - Jekyll

Hampshire, In 1908 when she was 65 Gertrude Jekyll designed a garden owned by Charles Holme at Upton Grey.

The Vyne Garden

The Vyne House and Gardens

Hampshire, The Vyne House and Garden - Originally built as a great Tudor "power house," The Vyne was later home to the Chute family for over 350 years.

West Green House Garden

West Green House Garden, near Basingstoke

Hampshire, This garden at West Green House has been restored since the Australian Marylyn Abbott took it over in 1993.

Woolbeding Garden

Woolbeding Gardens Midhurst

Sussex, Visit the beautiful Woolbeding Gardens in Midhurst Sussex, close to the Surrey/Hampshire Borders - National Trust