Gardens to visit in Somerset

gardens in somerset

Somerset, with beautiful countryside, is a great destination for garden lovers with 17 of the best and beautiful gardens including:
Barringon Court
Lytes Cary Manor
Forde Abbey
The American Museum
Montacute House
Dunster Castle
Bishop's Palace Wells
It also has some of the finest historic houses and gardens to visit in England. If you are visiting from abroad then we would recommend you spend a few days here.
Make sure you visit Barrington House not far from Yeovil for its gardens, you can also go around the beautiful house. Also head for Hestercombe near Taunton with 300 years of Gardening.
Wells Cathedral is a must, it is one of the finest cathedrals in England and is surrounded by beautiful grounds.
When is the best time to visit gardens in Somerset?
The best time to visit Gardens in Somerset is between April and October.

Check out our organised garden holidays in the South West including Somerset, Devon and Cornwall.

American Museum Gardens

American Museum Garden, Bath

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

Barrington Court Garden

Barrington Court Garden, near Ilminster

Somerset, Barrington Court Garden is a National Trust gem in Somerset with Gertrude Jekyll

Bishop's Palace Garden, Wells

Bishop's Palace & Gardens, in Wells

Somerset, 14 acres of stunning RHS partner gardens around a medieval Palace.

The Walled Garden at Cannington

Cannington Walled Garden near Bridgwater

Somerset, Beautiful walled garden within the grounds of a medieval priory together with a botanical glasshouse,

Dunster Castle Garden

Dunster Castle and Gardens

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

East Lambrook Manor Garden

East Lambrook Manor Gardens, South Petherton

Somerset , Margery Fish created this garden at East Lambrook Manor which has become one of the best known in England.

Forde Abbey Gardens

Forde Abbey and Gardens

Somerset, One of Britain's finest gardens surrounding the the historic 12th century Abbey. A garden for all seasons.

Hestercombe Gardens

Hestercombe Gardens. Taunton

Somerset, Hidden away a few miles from Taunton are 50 acres of parkland boasting beautiful formal gardens and 3 centuries of garden history.

Iford Manor Garden

Iford Manor Garden, near Bath

Wiltshire, Family owned Grade 1 listed garden, once home to the famous garden designerHarold Peto

Lytes Cary Manor Garden

Lytes Cary Manor Garden, National Trust, Somerset

Somerset, Lytes Cary Manor was owned of medieval herbalist Henry Lyte, and the house is surrounded by an enchanting small garden.

Montacute House Garden

Montacute House and Gardens

Somerset, Montacute House is a magnificent Elizabethan Ham-stone house, surrounded by beautiful parkland and gardens and built in the late 16th century.

Gardens in Bath

Prior Park Landscape Gardens, Bath, National Trust

Somerset, Prior Park Landscape Garden in Bath is a great place to visit

Tintinhull Garden

Tintinhull House and Garden

Somerset, The garden at Tintinhull is set behind a lovely stone house full of character.

Tyntesfield House and Gardens

Tyntesfield House and Gardens, near Bristol

Somerset, Tyntesfield - A great gothic mansion with extensive gardens.

Westbrook House Garden

Westbrook House Garden near Glastonbury

Somerset, Westbrook House - A beautiful Private Garden, near Glastonbury, Somerset set in 4 acres

Yeo Valley Organic Garden

Yeo Valley's Organic Garden, near Blagdon

Somerset, The Yeo Valley Organic Garden is a constantly evolving, varied 6.5 acre garden with a contemporary feel.