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Many of the informal gardens we have on our guide are home to a diverse range of wildlife.
We have selected just a few but you can find more by using the search facility at the top of this page, which will help you in your organic gardening.

Abbeywood Gardens

Abbeywood Gardens, near Northwich

Cheshire, The Rowlinson family have lived at Abbeywood since 1987, during which time they have made many improvements and additions to the gardens.

Aberglasney Gardens

Aberglasney Gardens, near Llangathen

Carmarthenshire, Aberglasney was made famous by the BBC television series ‘A Garden Lost in Time’ which followed its restoration.

Antony Woodland Gardens

Antony Woodland Garden, Torpoint

Cornwall, Antony Woodland Gardens An International Camellia Garden of Excellence with a National Collection of Camellia Japonica

Gardens in Worcestershire

Arley Arboretum, near Bewdley

Worcestershire, Arley Arboretum is one of the oldest Arboretums in Great Britain.

There is a pretty water garden at the Clan Donald Estate on the Isle of Skye

Armadale Castle, Garden and Museum the Isle of Skye

Isle of Skye, Clan Donald Skye has 40 acres of exotic trees, shrubs and flowers in its gardens.

Ballindalloch Castle Garden on a sunny day with deep blue skys, green lawns and the stone castle in the background

Ballindalloch Castle Garden, near Grantown on Spey

Highland, Ballindalloch Castle Garden is in a magnificent setting in the Spey Valley between the rivers Spey and Avon.

Barnsdale Gardens

Barnsdale Gardens, near Oakham

Rutland, The gardens at Barnsdale were made famous by the late Geoff Hamilton of BBC Gardeners World.

Beningbrough Hall Garden

Beningbrough Hall Garden

Yorkshire, Lovely gardens surround Beningbrough Hall this Grand Georgian Mansion built in 1716.

Bennetts Water Garden

Bennetts Water Garden, near Weymouth

Dorset, This 8 acre site known as Bennetts Water Gardens has been landscaped to create a tranquil walk around numerous lakes with many places to sit and unwind.

Bishop's Palace Garden, Wells

Bishop's Palace & Gardens, in Wells

Somerset, 14 acres of stunning RHS partner gardens around a medieval Palace.

Bodenham Arboretum

Bodenham Arboretum and Visitor Centre, near Kidderminster

Worcestershire, Bodenham Farm and Arboretum is set in a double valley covering 160 acres. The epicentre lies around the big pool and Visitor Centre.

Bramham Park Landscape Garden

Bramham Park and Garden, near Wetherby

Yorkshire, Bramham Park is a great garden near Wetherby and has a French infuence, a great day out.

Brightwater Garden

Brightwater Gardens, Saxby

Lincolnshire, This 21st century garden will interest every visitor within its 8 acres - yew hedging and walls enclose magical garden rooms full of roses and herbaceous plants.

Gardens in Ayrshire - Brodick Castle

Brodick Castle and Gardens, Isle of Arran

Ayrshire, Nestling in the shadow of the impressive Goatfell mountain, Brodick Castle boasts a particular fine example of a woodland garden.

Burrows Farm Gardens

Burrow Farm Gardens, near Axminster

Devon, If in Devon you must visit this beautifully landscaped ten acre garden created over the last forty years by Mary Benger.

 Bwlch y Geuffordd Garden, Aberystwyth

Bwlch y Geuffordd Garden, Bronant, Aberystwyth

Ceredigion, This garden is situated at an altitude of 1,000 ft, the soil is thin wet peat over clay, the winters are harsh and the winds strong.

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.

Cambridge Botanic Garden

Cambridge Botanic Garden, in Cambridge

Cambridgeshire, Landscape highlights at Cambridge Botanic Garden include the Winter Garden, the richly-fragranced Scented Garden, the buzzing Bee Borders.

Cawdor Castle and gardens near Inverness

Cawdor Castle & Garden, near Inverness

Highland, Cawdor Castle is fortunate to have three gardens.

Cerney House Garden

Cerney House Garden

Gloucestershire, This secret Cotswold garden at Cerney House, high above the lovely Churn Valley is a very special and friendly place.

ChirkK Castle and Gardens, Wrexham

Chirk Castle Gardens, near Wrexham

Wrexham, These gardens at Chirk Castle were created from William Emes' designs from the 18th century.

Colby Woodland Gardens

Colby Woodland Gardens, near Tenby

Pembrokeshire, Explore the beautiful Colby Woodland Garden set in a tranquil and secluded valley with one of the finest Rhododendron and Azalea collections in Wales.

Cothay Manor Gardens

Cothay Manor Gardens

Somerset, Cothay Manor Gardens deep in the Somerset Countryside are a real gem and should not be missed

 

Cragside House Gardens

Cragside House Gardens, near Morpeth

Northumberland, Cragside is a great Victorian Garden with one of the largest rock gardens in Europe.

Crarae Gardens

Crarae Garden,near Inveraray

Argyll and Bute, Crarae Gardens on the banks of Loch Fyne, on the west coast of Scotland.

Culzean Castle

Culzean Castle and Gardens

Ayrshire, Culzean is a garden lover's paradise.

The Walled Garden at Dunninald Castle

Dunninald Castle & Garden, Montrose

Angus, The walled garden at Dunninald Castle is planted with traditional mixed borders, vegetables, fruit trees and greenhouse.

Gardens near Fishguard

Dyffryn Fernant Garden, near Fishguard

Pembrokeshire, An exceptionally interesting and enjoyable garden' (Noel Kingsbury, The Garden).

Englefield House Garden

Englefield House Garden, near Reading

Berkshire, The formal garden at Englefield House was laid out in the 17th century and the terraces and stone staircases were built in 1860.

Erddig House and Gardens

Erddig House and Gardens, near Wrexham

Gwynedd, Erddig is a very special place - a unique family home with great gardens that has captured the way of life of a bustling household during the early years of the last century.

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