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Where to see Illuminated Gardens, Enchanted Woods and Light Shows - From October many gardens illuminate their gardens with spectacular results. This is the time for the whole family to have a great time out - the kids will love it!
We list all the best places to see Illuminated Gardens in the British Isles.

Abbotsbury Gardens

Abbotsbury Gardens, near Weymouth

Dorset, Superb sub tropical Abbotsbury Gardens set in beautiful coastal location close to Chesil Beach.

Alnwick Garden

Alnwick Garden

Northumberland, The Alnwick Garden is one of the most popular gardens to visit in Britain with its superb water features and fountains.

Antrim Castle Garden - a recent garden restoration project

Antrim Castle Gardens

County Antrim, These impressive 17th century water gardens are one of the earliest of their kind remaining in the British Isles.

Audley End House Garden

Audley End House and Garden, near Saffron Walden

Essex, Audley End is a glorious Jacobean stately home owned by English Heritage.

Birmingham Botanical Garden

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham, Fifteen acres of glorious gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens one mile form the city centre

Blenheim Palace Garden

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.

Blickling Hall Garden

Blickling Hall and Gardens, near Norwich

Norfolk, Blickling Hall is a delightful Jacobean House surrounded by superb gardens.

Brodsworth Hall Garden

Brodsworth Hall and Garden, near Doncaster

Yorkshire, The gardens at Brodsworth Hall have been restored and are a copy of the 1860s design.

Cambo Gardens

Cambo Gardens, near St Andrews

Fife, Cambo has a lovely walled garden with all year interest at Cambo Gardens. One of our favourite British Gardens and a must visit.

Coleton Fishacre House Gardens

Coleton Fishacre House and Garden, near Dartmouth

Devon, Coleton Fishacre is a beautiful 24 acre garden created by Rupert and Lady Dorothy D'Olyly Carte in the 1920s.

Dunham Massey Garden

Dunham Massey Garden, near Manchester

Cheshire, This lovely early Georgian House, Dunham Massey, is surrounded by parkland and gardens.

Felbrigg Hall Garden

Felbrigg Hall & Garden, near Cromer

Norfolk, 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.

Fountains Abbey Gardens in Yorkshire

Fountains Abbey Gardens, near Ripon

Yorkshire, This superb landscape gardens at Fountains Abbey were designed by John Aislabee.

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

Surrey, Kew Gardens - The ultimate Botanical Garden in the World, and not to be missed.

Lost Gardens of Heligan

Lost Gardens of Heligan, St Austell

Cornwall, Restored back from obscurity - The Lost Gardens of Heligan are one of Britain's finest restorations.

Powis Castle and Gardens

Powis Castle and Garden

Powys, This famous 17th century garden at Powis Castle was based on designs from William Winde.

RHS Harlow Carr

RHS Garden Harlow Carr , near Harrogate

North Yorkshire, The wonderful RHS Harlow Carr Gardens worth visiting any time of year

Rosemoor Garden

RHS Garden Rosemoor

Devon, Whatever the season, Rosemoor is a unique place that people return to time and again for ideas, inspiration or simply to enjoy a marvellous day out.

RHS Gardens Wisley

RHS Gardens Wisley

Surrey, An absolute must, the RHS Gardens at Wisley, are for the enthusiast offering ideas on design, innovation and cultivation techniques.

The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Lothian, The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is set on a hillside overlooking the city which is just 1 mile away.

Saltram House Gardens

Saltram House and Gardens

Devon, Set on the outskirts of Plymouth this magnificent house is surrounded by 20 acres of Parkland.

Sudeley Castle Gardens

Sudeley Castle and Gardens

Gloucestershire, 'The Queen of the Cotswolds', the garden at Sudeley Castle surrounds a fine Castle which was desecrated by Cromwell in the Civil War.

Syon Park Garden

Syon Park Garden

London, Syon Park and Garden - On the Thames, there are 40 acres of gardens and the Historic House is also open.

Trelissick Gardens

Trelissick Gardens, Truro

Cornwall, Lovely in Spring with informal walks, and great views.

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.

Weston Park Garden

Weston Park Garden

Shropshire, The gardens at Weston Park are a good example of an 18th century landscape garden where Capability Brown once worked.

Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum and places to stay near Tetbury

Gloucestershire, Westonbirt Arboretum, the National Arboretum is managed by the Forestry Commission and is one of the finest arboretums in the world.