Topiary Gardens

topiary gardens

There are many fine Topiary Gardens to visit in England, Scotland, and Wales. European topiary dates from the Roman times and the art can be considered as living sculptures.
In the 1700s  many of the topiary gardens were cut down by the designers of the time but they were revived in the 1800s.
Levens Hall in Cumbria is considered feature some of the finest topiary in the world.
We feature some of the best topiary gardens and you can find more by using the search facility at the top of the page.

Hutton in the Forest House and garden

Hutton-in-the-Forrest

Cumbria, Hutton-in-the-Forest is a beautiful historic house with lovely gardens on the north eastern edge of the Lake District.

Iford Manor Garden

Iford Manor Garden, near Bath

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

Kentwell Hall

Kentwell Hall Gardens near Sudbury

Suffolk, Stunning and peaceful with an individuality that will delight and surprise you.

Levens Hall Garden

Levens Hall Garden, near Kendal

Cumbria, The Topiary Gardens at Levens Hall are world-famous in their own right, and are a must for any visitor to the English Lake District.

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.

Miserden Garden

Miserden Garden, near Cirencester

Gloucestershire, The Garden at Miserden is a lovely 12 acre garden set around 17th century Manor house - not open.

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.

Mount Stewart Gardens in County down, Northern Ireland

Mount Stewart House & Gardens

County Down, Mount Stewart is one of the most unique and unusual gardens that the Trust owns.

East Ruston Old Vicarage Garden

Old Vicarage, East Ruston

Norfolk, Alan Gray and Graham Robeson designed this lovely garden at East Ruston Old Vicarage without any assistance.

Packwood House Garden

Packwood House and Gardens

Warwickshire, Packwood House’s Grade II listed gardens will delight and enchant visitors of all ages.

Pitmedden Gardens

Pitmedden Gardens, near Aberdeen

Aberdeenshire, The centrepiece of Pitmedden is the Great Garden which was originally laid out in 1675 by Sir Alexander Seton, 1st Baronet of Pitmedden.

Plas Brondanw Gardens

Plas Brondanw Garden

Gwynedd, This Edwardian Arts and Crafts garden - Plas Brondanw was created by Sir Clough William-Ellis and has magnificent views of the mountains.

Powis Castle Gardens

Powis Castle and Garden

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

Renishaw Hall Gardens

Renishaw Hall Gardens

Yorkshire, Renishaw Hall and Gardens - a great day out for lovers of historic houses and gardens

Rodmarton Manor Garden

Rodmarton Manor, Tetbury

Gloucestershire, A stunning courtyard garden greets you as you enter through the door by the side of the Rodmarton Manor.

Rufford Old Hall Garden

Rufford Old Hall - National Trust, Lancashire

Lancashire, This 16th century house Rufford Hall is surrounded by gardens created in a Victorian style.

Scampston Hall Gardens

Scampston Hall and Gardens

Yorkshire, An inspired contemporary garden in Yorkshire , newly planted in the 4½ acre 18th Century walled garden at Scampston and opened to the public for the first time in 2004.

Sledmere House Garden

Sledmere House and Garden, Driffield

Yorkshire, The garden at Sledmore House in Yorkshire has become a place to explore and discover different planting areas that have an emphasis on form and colour.

St Marys Bramber Garden

St Marys Bramber Garden

Sussex, The garden at St. Mary's Bramber is set around a charming 15th century house which must be seen.

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.

Tatton Park Garden

Tatton Park Gardens

Cheshire, These delightful Gardens at Tatton Park cover 50 acres. Much of the gardens were designed by Lewis Wyatt in the 1800s and are a collection of gardens within a garden.

The Garden House near Wrexham

The Garden House, Wrexham

Wrexham, The 5 acres of garden at The Garden House sit overlooking the Welsh river Dee on the Welsh/Shropshire border.

The Manor Garden, Hemingford Grey

The Manor Garden, Hemingford Grey

Cambridgeshire, The Manor at Hemingford Grey was recreated and made famous as the house of Green Knowe by Lucy Boston in her series of children's books, now regarded as classics.

Thenford Arboretum

Thenford Arboretum and Gardens, near Banbury

Oxfordshire, Home to a collection of over 5000 trees and shrubs created by Lord Heseltine and his wife Anne

Gardens in Staffordshire

Trentham Gardens, Stoke on Trent

Staffordshire, Trentham Gardens date from the Capabilty Brown era with a modern twist!

Tyntesfield House and Gardens

Tyntesfield House and Gardens, near Bristol

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

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.

Westbury Court Garden

Westbury Court Garden, near Gloucester

Gloucestershire, This formal Dutch Westbury Court Water Garden was laid out between 1696 and 1705 and created by the owner of Westbury Court which is no longer standing.

Wightwick Manor Gardens

Wightwick Manor Garden, National Trust, Staffodshire

Staffordshire, Alfred Parsons helped to design the gardens at Wightwick Manor - he also designed the gardens at Great Chalfield Manor.

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