View of the south front at Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire

Rufford Old Hall

Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 1SG
Rufford Old Hall is near Ormskirk. Colourful herbaceous borders with woodland areas filled with rhododendrons and azaleas in the Spring.
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The ruins of the fourteenth-century moated Scotney Castle, Kent

Scotney Castle

Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 8JN
The romantic gardens at Scotney Castle are near Tunbridge Wells. The ruined castle sits in a picturesque landscape with roses, herbaceous borders and magnificent rhododendrons.
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Snow at Sheffield Park and Garden, East Sussex

Sheffield Park

Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3QX
The lakes form the focal point of the woodland garden at Sheffield Park near Uckfield. A garden for all seasons, it is especially spectacular in the spring and autumn.
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Late May scene in the Kitchen Garden at Standen House and Garden, West Sussex


East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4NE
The Arts and Crafts family home is near East Grinstead. The beautiful hillside garden is of interest all year round.
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The Temple of Apollo reflected in the lake at Stourhead, Wiltshire, in May


Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 6QF
Stourhead is a world-famous landscape garden near Warminster. It is one of my favourite gardens with a beautiful lake surrounded by classical buildings, a grotto and magnificent trees.
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The sea at Trebah, Falmouth, Cornwall


Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 5JZ
A stunning Valley Garden near Falmouth leading to a secluded beach on the Helford River. The gardens are filled with camellias, rhododendrons, hydrangeas, Chusan palms, gunnera and bamboo.
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The entrance front and orangery at Trelissick, Cornwall


Truro, Cornwall, TR3 6QL
A plantsman's garden near Truro with magnificent views over the Fal estuary. Exotic plants, herbaceous borders and wonderful woodland walks.
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Drift of daffodils in walled garden in spring at Trengwainton Garden, Cornwall.


Penzance, Cornwall, TR20 8RZ
A plant-spotters garden near Penzance with views over Mount's Bay and The Lizard. Don't miss the Walled Garden built to the dimensions of Noah's Ark.
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Spring sunshine in the park at Wakehurst, West Sussex


Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6TN
Magnificent wild botanical garden managed by Kew Gardens. Near Haywards Heath, there's 500 acres to discover with native and exotic temperate trees and shrubs.
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A view looking back across Rowe's Flashe Meadow towards the Boat House at Winkworth Arboretum, Surrey, in November.

Winkworth Arboretum

Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4AD
The Winkworth Arboretum near Godalming in Surrey is set in over 100 acres. Famous for its Spring and Autumn colours, the arboretum is open all year and is a wonderful place to walk.

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