Tulip Gardens

tulips

We feature all the best places where to see tulips in gardens around England, Scotland and Wales
. From formal dislays, to informal displays and tulip festivals, tulips are always a feast for the eyes. They can be seen from late March to May depending on location.
Tulips originated in Turkey. The name for 'tulips' was thought to have come from the Persian word for a turban, as the flowers were thought to resemble turbans (with a bit of imagination perhaps).

Abbey House Gardens

Abbey House Garden, Malmesbury

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

Arundel Castle Gardens

Arundel Castle and Gardens

Sussex, Historic Castle and beautiful gardens to take your breath away

Make sure you put Arundel Castle and Gardens in your diary, you will not be disappointed

Audley House Garden

Audley End House and Garden, near Saffron Walden

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

Brodsworth Hall and Garden

Brodsworth Hall and Garden, near Doncaster

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

Chenies Manor Garden

Chenies Manor Garden

Hertfordshire, Chenies Manor House is an early-Tudor (15th/16thC) house, brick built with fortified tower with beautiful gardens.

The Eden Project is open all year

Eden Project, near St Austell

Cornwall, A stunning visitor attraction with must-see Biomes and dramatic outdoor landscaping.

Helmsley Walled Garden

Helmsley Walled Garden

Yorkshire, Built in 1759, Helmsley Walled Garden is a beautiful five acre garden sitting beneath the imposing ruins of Helmsley Castle.

Hever Castle Garden

Hever Castle and Gardens

Kent, Hever Castle, on the Kent border have lovingly tended gardens bringing colour and life all the year round surround.

Hidcote Manor Garden

Hidcote Manor Garden

Gloucestershire, A top ten Great British Garden - Hidcote Manor is one of the greatest gardens in England created this century by the great horticulturist Major Lawrence Johnston.

Kelmarsh Hall Garden

Kelmarsh Hall Gardens near Kettering

Northamptonshire, The gardens of Kelmarsh Hall Estate are essentially 20th century in origin and design and are largely attributable to Nancy Lancaster.

The wonderful Kew Gardens in London

Kew Gardens

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

Osborne House and Gardens on the Isle of Wight

Osborne House Gardens

Isle of Wight, Osborne House and Gardens once the retreat of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Pashley Manor Gardens

Pashley Manor Gardens, near Wadhurst

Sussex, There are magnificent views; a walled garden containing a Rose Walk, Rose Garden and Kitchen Garden; Victorian greenhouse; herbaceous borders and much more.

RHS Harlow Carr

RHS Garden Harlow Carr , near Harrogate

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

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.

Standen House and Garden

Standen House Gardens

Sussex, Standen House is an Arts and Crafts family home, complemented by a beautiful 13 acre hillside garden.

Waddesdon Manor and Garden showing the house, and formal red bedding plants on a sunny day

Waddesdon Manor Gardens, near Aylesbury

Buckinghamshire, The Gardens at Waddesdon Manor were created by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild in the 1880s from a bare hilltop site.

Wrest Park Garden

Wrest Park Garden, and places to stay

Bedfordshire, Wrest Park is one of the most magnificent gardens in England, but one of the least well known.