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One Hundred English Gardens : The Best of the English Heritage Parks and Gardens by PATRICK TAYLOR

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Abbey House Gardens, Malmesbury
Extensive gardens in the grounds of The Abbey House, built in the 16th century alongside Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire.

Aberglasney Gardens
In the Towy valley of Carmarthenshire. The history goes back to the 15th century. Information on the history and restoration work; visitor details.

Alnwick Garden Project
The Duchess of Northumberland's dream of transforming a derelict, 12-acre walled garden into the most magnificent garden created anywhere in Europe in the last 100 years.

Ascog Fernery
Discovery and restoration of a 19th-century fernery on the Island of Bute in the Clyde Estuary.

Athelhampton House
A 15th century house. Virtual tours of house and gardens. Information for visitors on facilities, attractions and events.

Barnsdale Gardens
Garden built by Geoff Hamilton in Rutland, Leicestershire for BBC TV Gardener's World, including pictures, descriptions of the gardens with forums, tips, news, reviews, links & a competition

Birkheads Secret Gardens and Nursery
A three acre hillside garden overlooking the Beamish valley, near Newcastle upon Tyne.

Blackhills Estate Gardens
History, guide and visitor information to these gardens near Elgin, Scotland.

Bodnant Garden
About 80 acres of lawns, terraced gardens and a wide range of plants, above the River Conwy in N Wales with views towards Snowdonia. Information for visitors on opening dates and facilities.

Bolfracks Garden, Aberfeldy
Brief history and description of the gardens and their history. Details of visitor access.

Bowood House and Gardens
Information on the house, the gardens and grounds laid out by Capability Brown, the facilities, attractions, near Chippenham. Visiting details.

Visitor information and details of 250-acre Lake District estate evolved by John Ruskin as a 'living laboratory' when he lived from there 1872 to 1900.

Cascades Gardens
Historic gardens in Derbyshire), featuring a babbling brook, a ruined mill, mature trees, and high cliffs. Photo galleries by season, plant sale and visitor information.

Castle Howard, Yorkshire
A guide to Castle Howard, its grounds and gardens. Information on history, attractions and facilities for visitors to this stately home.

Cerney House Gardens
A romantic garden in the Cotswolds. Includes a virtual tour, history, and information about the gardens and their produce.

Chesters Walled Garden
A 2-acre 18th Century garden, next to Chesters Roman Fort with views over the Tyne valley. Online tour and description of the herb gardens, borders, and the Roman garden. Includes details for visitors.

Chyverton Gardens
Georgian garden near Truro, Cornwall open to the public.

Cottesbrooke Hall and Gardens
A Queen Anne House near Northampton with reputed formal and wild gardens open to the public Easter to September. Said to be the pattern for Jane Austin's Mansfield Park.

Court Hey Park
Guide to the educational park in Liverpool which also houses the National Wildflower Centre, Landlife Conservation, and Knowsley Parks and Countryside Service. Events Gallery.

Cranborne Manor Web Site
The 17th century garden is open to the public. History, map and information about the garden, the manor house and its estate.

Drummond Castle Gardens
Formal gardens surrounding an ancient Scottish fortress.

Easton Walled Gardens
History and a description of work in progress on 12 acres of lost gardens between Grantham and Stamford. Information on events and opening times for visitors - include photographs.

Exbury Gardens
Historic woodland garden established in the New Forest, near Beaulieu, early in this century by Lionel de Rothschild, known for its collection of rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas; site provides history, photos and visitor information.

Finlaystone Country Estate
A large country estate in Renfrewshire near Glasgow, seat of the current Chief of the Clan MacMillan. Information on the gardens, woodlands and history. Visitor details.

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden
Extensive information about the Yorkshire National Trust site preserving Britain's largest monastic ruin and most complete Cistercian abbey, and photographs of the 18th century water garden.

Glenwhan Gardens
Twelve acres of gardens, streams and lochs, open to the public. Licensed tearoom, parking, disabled access. Dunragit near Stranraer, Galloway, Scotland.

Great Comp Garden
Seven-acre garden in Kent open to the public April-November. Description, photos, history, directions.

Great Dixter
Christopher Lloyd's garden in East Sussex, originally designed by Edward Lutyens, is an example of cottage gardening on a larger scale

Groombridge Place Gardens
House and with 17th century gardens near Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Hadspen Garden and Nursery
Famous for its herbaceous and shrub borders planted in a colourist style, Hadspen Garden and Nursery in Somerset is open to the public from March to October.

Hampton Court Van Kampen Gardens
These gardens in Herefordshire have been restored and opened to the public. Virtual tour of the many gardens and the castle. History and visitor details.

Hannah Peschar Gallery and Sculpture Garden
A painterly 10-acre garden in Surrey, open to the public, with a changing exhibition of modern sculpture. Overview, visitor information.

Hawkstone Park and Follies
100 acres of Shropshire parkland on rolling hills, featuring a collection of grottos, streams and architectural oddities. Grade I listed landscape.

Headland Garden
A Cornish coastal garden, situated on the Fowey river estuary. Pictures, with details of opening times and access, and information on charities supported.

Helmingham Hall
Garden and deer park set around moated Tudor hall near Stowmarket, Suffolk, featuring double herbaceous borders, working kitchen garden, many roses and herb and knot garden.

Hergest Croft Gardens
Estate garden in Kington (Herefordshire) focusing on rare shrubs and trees. Brief overview and visitor information.

Hestercombe Gardens
Gardens in Somerset, location of the lost secret landscape garden, built in the 18th century and recently restored to its former glory. Virtual tour, history, and visitor information.

Highways and Parks - Cardiff Council Horticultural Website
Guides to Cardiff's parks, and an online database of plants and images available by park and season.

Hodsock Priory Gardens
A fine display of snowdrops in February on this estate in Nottinghamshire. Information about the estate and its history, and visitor details.

Holbrook Garden
Devon garden open late March to mid October with many innovative plantings.

Kerrachar Gardens
Set in the Parish of Assynt in the North West Highlands, this garden has been developed on the site of a derelict croft. Photographs and visitor information - NB accessible only by boat.

Kiftsgate Court Gardens
Information, plant list, maps and general garden and gardening topics. The gardens have been developed by three generations of women in Gloucestershire. Home to Rosa filipes Kiftsgate, the largest rose in England.

Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens
Large estate in England, open to the public. A guide to the attractions arranged by season, and brief photographic tours of some garden areas.

Levens Hall and Topiary Gardens
Elizabethan house and gardens in the Lake District. Visitor information on the house and its attractions.

Luggers Hall
Photographic tour of expansive garden in the Cotswolds. The style is mostly formal, with topiary, koi pond, and box parterres.

Margery Fish Gardens at East Lambrook Manor
Internationally famous Grade I listed 'cottage garden' designed by the gardening icon, Margery Fish, specialising in rare plants and the National Collection of Geraniums.

Marwood Hill Gardens
Set in the rolling hills of North Devon, this garden features large collections of camellias, astilbes, tulbaghias and Japanese irises within a park-like setting with ponds and streams.

Merriments Gardens
This colorful garden in East Sussex is a showcase for the nursery that it accompanies. Visitor information, photos.

Mount Ephraim Garden
An Edwardian garden and Victorian mansion near Faversham, Kent open to the public.

Nine Springs Country Park
The history, flora and fauna of a 19th century private garden in Yeovil, Somerset, with an account of its restoration.

Nymans Garden
National Trust garden in West Sussex, famous for its collection of rare plants, includes summer borders, a pinetum, and ruins of the house. Visitor information and overview map.

Painshill Park
Landscape park of the 18th century in Surrey. Its history and restoration, educational and cultural events, and visitor information.

Painswick Rococo Garden
Introduction to this garden in the Cotswolds and its follies. Pictures, history and visitor information.

Parcevall Hall Gardens
In Appletreewick near Skipton. Pictures, map of the estate, and information for those who wish to visit.

Pencarrow House and Historic Gardens
Famous Georgian house still owned and lived in by the Molesworth-St Aubyn family, near Wadebridge, Cornwall. 50 acres of formal and woodland gardens. Visitor information.

Pine Lodge Gardens
30-acre estate at Cuddra, near St Austell, Cornwall, which consists of a number of different gardens and houses the national collection of grevillea; open to the public at selected times.

RHS (Royal Horticultural Society)
Information on RHS gardens (Harlow Carr in Yorkshire, Hyde Hall in Essex, Rosemoor in Devon, and Wisley in Surrey) with links to other gardens to visit.

Ryton Organic Gardens
The gardens of HDRA, the organic organisation. Visitor information for the 32 individual gardens.

Shrubland Park
An extensive Italianate garden in Suffolk. Visitor information and brief history.

Spetchley Park and Gardens
Victorian garden in Worcestershire with woodland and herbaceous plants, some rare. Gardens with designs varying from formal to exuberant. Visitor information, news and events.

St Andrews Botanic Garden
A wee gem of a garden in East Scotland, with many plant collections, glasshouses and displays. Information about the garden, events, school programs, and plant of the month.

Sutton Park
Virtual tour and information about Georgian home, gardens and woodland park of Sir Reginald and Lady Sheffield near York, its opening times and tours.

The Dorothy Clive Garden
Intimate and formal garden in North Staffordshire with a variety of landscape features, including a woodland garden, an alpine scree, a damp garden and summer flower borders, with information about location, opening hours and admission.

The Hidden Gardens and Grottoes of Dewstow
Offers discovery and renovation of gardens containing an underground network of tunnels, caves and grottos. Located in Monmouthshire, South Wales.

The Plantation Garden
Created in Norwich by Henry Trevor, Victorian philanthropist, currently being restored by the Plantation Garden Preservation Trust.

Trebah Gardens
A wild sub-tropical ravine by the Helford River in Cornwall. Information and photographs of the gardens, events and art activities. Visitor details.

Trewithen Garden, Cornwall
Early Georgian house - its name means "House of the Trees". Information on the gardens and their history, map. Details of nurseries and of visitor facilities.

Walsall Arboretum
Follow the progress of restoring this Public Park in Walsall to its former glories. Description, history, and plans for development. This site uses Flash extensively

Waterperry Gardens
Near Oxford, with a Saxon Church and gardens made famous in the 1930's by Beatrix Havergal. Information and pictures of the gardens, the art gallery. Visitor and facility details.

West Green House Gardens
Located in Hampshire, these gardens were restored by garden writer Marylyn Abbott. Visitor information, garden talks and events.

Winsford Walled Garden
A restored Victorian walled garden in Devon; open to the public in summer. Information about the history, restoration, design and plantings.

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