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Gardens in Wiltshire, near Salisbury, Chippenham, Swindon

gardens in wiltshire
Historic Wiltshire full of history with many places to see and gardens in Wiltshire to visit.
We list the finest landscape garden in Britain - Stourhead, as well as 14 others which will take your breath away.
You will also find historic monuments like Stonehenge but we believe Avebury is even better with  a vast stone circle, where you can touch the stones. You will also be able to visit the beautiful Avebury Manor with its fine gardens.
You cannot do justice to this county in one day, so why not have a few days or a week away staying in one of our recommended hotels.
You will need a car to see most of the gardens but you can always join one of our organised guided tours, with departure points around the UK including London.
The major towns in Wiltshire are Swindon, Chippenham and Salisbury both of which are good bases for your travels.

Abbey House Gardens

Abbey House Garden, Malmesbury

Wiltshire, Abbey House in Malmesbury was once part of the Benedictine Monastery founded about 666 AD.

Avebury Manor Garden

Avebury Manor and Gardens

Wiltshire, Parts of Avebury Manor may date back to the 12th century.

Bowood House Gardens

Bowood House and Gardens, near Chippenham

Wiltshire, Bowood House is the magnificent home of the Marquis and Marchioness of Landsdowne.

Bowood Rhododendron Garden

Bowood Rhododendron Gardens

Wiltshire, This Rhododendron Garden at Bowood House is extensive and has great displays of rhododendrons

Broadleas House Gardens, Devizes

Broadleas Garden, Devizes

Wiltshire, This delightful garden is best early on in the year as it is more like a Cornish Garden.

Fritillaries at North Meadow in Cricklade

Cricklade Fritillaries

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

Dyrham Park Winter Garden

Dyrham Park House and Gardens, near Bath

Gloucestershire, Dyrham Park near Bath is a wonderful place to visit any time of year with a colourful winter garden

Great Chalfield Manor Gardens

Great Chalfield Manor & Garden, near Melksham

Wiltshire, Great Chalfield manor and Garden was given to the National Trust in 1943.

Heale Gardens in Wiltshire

Heale Garden and Plant Centre

Wiltshire, Heale House is set in 8 acres of beautiful gardens with ponds and streams adding to the atmosphere

Iford Manor Garden

Iford Manor Garden, near Bath

Wiltshire, Family owned Grade 1 listed garden, once home to Harold Peto

Lacock Abbey Snowdrops

Lacock Abbey Snowdrops

Wiltshire, Lacock Abbey is set in the beautiful village of Lacock which is famous as a location and setting for period dramas.

Larmer Tree Gardens

Larmer Tree Gardens, near Shaftesbury

Wiltshire, Larmer Tree Gardens - 'Secret Gardens of Wiltshire' in the beautiful Cranborne chase.

Lydiard Park Walled Garden near Swindon

Lydiard Park Walled Garden

Wiltshire, This large walled garden at Lydiard Park was originally built in the 1740's to provide the St John family a peaceful place to stroll and admire the plants as well as being used for fruit for the dining table.

Gardens in Bath

Prior Park Landscape Gardens, Bath

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

Stourhead Garden

Stourhead Gardens, near Warminster

Wiltshire, Stourhead Gardens - a stunning English landscape garden by Henry Hoare 11 in the mid 1800s.

The Courts Garden in Wiltshire

The Courts Garden

Wiltshire, The Courts - This is a great garden and one of the best in Wiltshire

Old Town Gardens in Swindon

Town Gardens, Swindon

Wiltshire, Step back in time to this Victorian garden set in an old quarry which used to produce Portland stone.

Twigs Garden

Twigs Garden

Wiltshire, TWIGS Community Gardens site is one of the hidden treasures of Swindon.