Gardens to Visit

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Four Must-see European Gardens

With its long history of horticulture, Europe features some of the world’s most spectacular formal gardens. No matter which corner of the continent you’re in, there’s a wealth of gardens to choose from — to help you pick the next one you’re going to visit, here’s our pick of four […]

National Gardens Scheme The Yellow Book

Monies raised from garden openings has enabled the National Gardens Scheme to donate over £2 million to its beneficiaries each year. More than £20 million has been donated to charity since the National Gardens Scheme began in 1927. The Yellow Book lists county by county the gardens that open for […]

The Japanese Garden at Tatton Park

Tatton Park is an estate in Cheshire not far from Altrincham and Hale, being just off the M6 and M56 it is conveniently situated for most of the country. The centre of the estate is a Neo-Classical Mansion set in 50 acres of landscaped gardens surrounded by 1,000 acres of […]

Gardens to Visit During the London Olympics

Walking down the bustling streets of London, it’s hard to find somewhere to take time out for yourself. However, thanks to the Victorians, London is filled with scenic garden squares, ideal for those who want to enjoy a peaceful lunch or take a break from city life. The Victorian era […]

Gardens to Visit: Bluebell Cottage and Nursery

This Easter Monday I spent several lovely hours at Bluebell Cottage Gardens and Nursery. Bluebell Cottage and Nursery is run by Sue and Dave Beesley and is in a wonderful part of Cheshire surrounded by beautiful countryside with a canal running alongside. The 1.5 acre cottage garden was open under […]

Bodnant Garden – Snowdonia

Bodnant Garden is one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK, spanning some 80 acres and is situated above the River Conwy on ground sloping towards the west and looking across the valley towards the Snowdonia range.