Gardens to visit in Oxfordshire

gardens in oxfordshire

On the eastern fringe of the Cotswolds, Oxfordshire has a good selection of historic houses open to the public and gardens that you can visit. Oxford is a good base with the well known Oxford University Botanic Garden which houses a vast plant collection.
You can also visit William Kent's masterpiece at Rousham Park, which is very much as he designed it.
Another of our favourites is Buscot Park with canals by Harold Peto.
Oxfordshire is also well known for its pretty villages and houses so make sure you spend more than a day out here in this beautiful county.

Blenheim Palace Garden, Oxfordshire

Blenheim Palace Garden, near Woodstock

Oxfordshire, With changing colours throughout the seasons', from drifts of daffodils in spring, a profusion of roses in the summer, and a rich copper glow during autumn and winter.

Broughton Castle Garden near Banbury

Broughton Castle Gardens near Banbury

Oxfordshire, This moated fortified historic castle is near Banbury and whilst the gardens are not extensive this is a great day out.

Buscot House Gardens

Buscot Park and Gardens, near Lechlade

Oxfordshire, To enjoy Buscot Park to the full, you should take time to explore the extensive gardens that surround this late 18th century house.

Greys Court and Gardens

Greys Court & Garden, near Henley on Thames

Oxfordshire, The gardens surrounding the 16th century house at Greys Court are charming.

Oxford University Botanic Garden

Oxford University Botanic Garden and places to stay

Oxfordshire, The University of Oxford Botanic Garden probably has the most compact yet diverse collection of plants in the World

Rousham House Garden

Rousham House Garden

Oxfordshire, The garden here at Rousham House is a masterpiece by William Kent (1685 - 1748) and is one of the few gardens from this time which remain largely unaltered.

Stonor Park

Stonor Park Garden

Oxfordshire, Stonor Park is the historic home of Lord and Lady Camoys and the Stonor family for over 800 years.

Waterperry Gardens

Waterperry Garden, near Wheatley

Oxfordshire, Established by Beatrix Havergal in the 1930’s, the 8 acre ornamental gardens at Waterperry are a must visit.