Aberdour Castle is one of the oldest in Scotland with the original house being built in the 12th Century.
Argyll and Bute,
Achamore Gardens are set on the Isle of Gigha, and is short ferry ride from the mainland.
The gardens at Arley Hall date from the 1700s.
Arlington Court is hidden in a wooded valley on the edge of Exmoor.
This is a great Victorian garden which surrounds the Jacobean house owned by the Rothschild family.
The formal gardens at Athelhampton House were built in 1891 by Alfred Cart de Lafontaine.
Audley End is a glorious Jacobean stately home owned by English Heritage.
Parts of Avebury Manor may date back to the 12th century.
The gardens at Baddesley Clinton are delightful.
Barrington Court Garden is a National Trust gem in Somerset with Gertrude Jekyll
Rudyard Kipling lived here at Batemans from 1902 to his death in 1936 and was responsible for most of the Garden which surrounds the Jacobean House.
The Gardens at Belton House built in the late 1600s have been restored over recent years.
Lovely gardens surround Beningbrough Hall this Grand Georgian Mansion built in 1716.
Blickling Hall is a delightful Jacobean House surrounded by superb gardens.
Bowood House is the magnificent home of the Marquis and Marchioness of Landsdowne.
Bramham Park is a great garden near Wetherby and has a French infuence, a great day out.
Brantwood has a series of unusual and experimental gardens laid out by John Ruskin from 1871 – 1886.
Brodie Castle is a great place to visit in the Spring to see daffodils
This moated fortified historic castle is near Banbury and whilst the gardens are not extensive this is a great day out.
One of the finest places to see rhododendrons, magnolias, camellias. Castle open. A great visit.
Chatsworth House and Gardens. A must visit for everyone!
The Long Garden at Cliveden with its topiary and statuary is really impressive.
Cottesbrooke is frequently attributed as the pattern for Jane Austen's 'Mansfield Park'.
Crathes Castle and Gardens are a real jewel of a place. The castle, gardens and setting combine to stunning effect.
Croome Court in Worcestershire is another wonderful landscape from Capability Brown and was one of his first creations.
Isle of Skye,
Dunvegan Castle and Gardens on the Isle Skye are not to be missed
Dyrham Park near Bath is a wonderful place to visit any time of year with a colourful winter garden
The gardens surrounding Edzell Castle are stimulating.
Elton Hall Gardens have been stunningly restored during the last twenty years.
Felbrigg Hall, beautiful house and garden in Norfolk
Felbrigg Hall is a wonderful 17th century Jacobean House with beautiful Walled Garden near Cromer, administered by the National Trust.