Wander around the historic Kitchen Garden. Dating back to the 1650s, the ten large beds are filled with vegetables, fruit, herbs and flowers.
Visit the Cherry Garden in the summer when the lavender plants are at their best.
The Plats in front of the house are planted with 500,000 bulbs which flower from early spring until autumn.
Explore the Wilderness. Part of the original 17th century garden, the paths meander through the trees and borders.
Don’t miss the statues dotted around the gardens including Venus and Mercury in the Wilderness and the statue of Bacchus in the Cherry Garden.
The gardens have been extensively restored by the National Trust. Their philosophy is to be inspired by the garden’s historic roots, not to be restricted by them.
Free parking in the riverside car park at the end of Ham Street – this is not owned by the National Trust.
Catch the Hammerton Foot Ferry across the River Thames and visit Marble Hill.
National Trust members visit for free.