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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 in Cheshire

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

Arley Arboretum near Bewdley

Arley Arboretum, near Bewdley

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

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, Yorkshire

Beningbrough Hall Garden

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

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 and Garden, Worcestershire

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, Saxby

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.

Gardens to visit in Devon at Burrows Farm

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.

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.

cambo gardens

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.

Cerney House Garden in Gloucestershire

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.

Cragside House and 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 on the Scottish Coast

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.

Dyffryn Fernant Garden

Dyffryn Fernant Garden, near Fishguard

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

Exbury Gardens

Exbury Gardens, New Forest

Hampshire, Exbury Garden is a wonderful place for early summer and autumn colours

Gardens to visit Dartmouth

Fast Rabbit Farm Gardens

Devon, A lovely informal garden covering 43 acres, great for wildlife with lakes and streams.

Gilbert White's House and Garden

Gilbert White House and Garden, Selborne

Hampshire, The House and Garden of the famous Naturalist

Godinton House & Gardens

Godinton House, near Ashford

Kent, The lovely Godinton House has twelve acres of tranquil gardens.

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.

Highdown Garden near Worthing, Sussex

Highdown Gardens, near Worthing

Sussex, Congatulations to Worthing Borough Council who maintain this lovely Chalk Garden, Highdown Gardens.

The wonderful Gardens at Highnam Court in Gloucestershire

Highnam Court Gardens

Gloucestershire, The Gardens at Highnam Court have been lovingly restored and expanded. Sir Hubert Parry the famous composer once lived here.

Hookshouse Pottery Garden

Hookshouse Pottery & Garden near Tetbury

Gloucestershire

A National Gardens Scheme gem of a cottage garden set in 1.33 acres of beautiful Cotswolds countryside.

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