CLose up of The Peace Pagoda at Battersea Park, London

Battersea Park, London

London, London, SW11 4NJ
Battersea Park lies on the south bank of the River Thames. Explore the Park and its hidden secrets which include an art gallery, an exhibition centre, a children’s zoo, an adventure playground, a Peace Pagoda, a bandstand and a boating lake.
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View across the park with trees at Beddington, Sutton, Greater London


Sutton, Greater London, SM6 7NN
The landscaped wooded park at Beddington covers 58 hectares. Although there is nothing left of the original house or spectacular garden, there remains a sense of magic.
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House at Blaise Hamlet near Blaise Castle Estate Bristol Gloucestershire

Blaise Castle Estate

Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS10 7QS
Blaise Castle Estate near Bristol is a picturesque landscape covering 650 acres. Created by Humphry Repton in the 19th century, there are lots of different walks leading up to a tri-lobe Castle.
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View of the house with flowers in the foreground at Brockhole, Windermere, Cumbria


Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ
The gardens at Brockhole lie on the east side of Lake Windermere near Windermere. Now a Visitor Centre, there's little left of the original formal gardens but if you get a chance go.
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Roses in front of the conservatory at Chiswick House, Chiswick, London

Chiswick House and Gardens

Chiswick, London, W4 2RP
Magnificent 18th Century Villa near the River Thames in Chiswick. The beautiful gardens are peppered with temples, statues and obelisks.
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An urn and sweeping path in Derby Arboretum, Derby

Derby Arboretum

Derby, Derbyshire, DE23 8FR
Derby Arboretum is Britain's first public park. It was laid out in 1840 by garden designer, John Claudius Loudon, on land donated by local philanthropist, Joseph Strutt.
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View across the tree tops to the sea and cliffs at Durlston, Dorset


Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2JL
Durlston near Swanage is a 320 acre country park and nature reserve. Several beautiful walks along the Cliffs to Anvil Point Lighthouse with stunning views out to sea.
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The Parterre with house in the background at Elvaston Castle, Derby

Elvaston Castle Country Park

Derby, Derbyshire, DE72 3EP
There are lots of lovely walks around the park with woodland trails and formal gardens.
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Begonia growing at Glasgow Botanic Garden, Glasgow

Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G12 0UE
Glasgow Botanic Gardens is open throughout the year and is free to visit. There's lots to see including orchids, cacti, succulents, carnivorous plants, ferns and many tropical plants in two glasshouses and seasonal annuals, bulbs, and trees outside.
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View across the lake of the main house, now a Museum, at Gunnersbury Park, Hounslow, London

Gunnersbury Park

Hounslow, London, W5 4NH
Gunnersbury Park lies in the heart of West London. With over 150 acres to enjoy with open lawns perfect for a picnic, formal gardens and a lake for boating in the summer months.
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A clearing in the woods at Highcliffe, Christchurch, Dorset

Highcliffe Castle

Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 4LE
A Gothic Revival house near Highcliffe with a small area of formal garden. With stunning views over the sea, take the zig zag path down to the coast.
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THe Iris Garden by the former Orangery at Holland Park, Kensington, London

Holland Park

London, London, W8 6LU
Holland Park was opened as a public park in 1952 and contains formal and informal gardens including grassed and woodland walks. There are various sports facilities, an open air theatre and a Japanese Garden created in 1991.
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