With Spring firmly upon us and daffodils, tulips and blossom abundant, what better time than to start to visit some of England’s finest gardens. Listed below is our pick of the best gardens in the UK to visit.

  1. Helmsley Walled Garden – North Yorkshire, A charity garden with extensive flower borders and fruit trees.
  2. Dorothy Clive Gardens – Market Drayton, Famous for its Rhododendrons and Azaleas.
  3. Arley Hall & Gardens – Cheshire. A beautiful country estate which has been in the same family for generations. Dont miss the famous herbaceous border.
  4.  Holker Hall and Gardens, - Nr Grange over Sands. Home to one of the largest lime trees in the world. See how many outstretched arms it needs to circle it.
  5. RHS Garden Wisley. The place to visit at this time of year to see the amazing display of daffodils.
  6. Trebah Garden – Cornwall. Enjoy the sub tropical species that thrive in the warm damp climate of the South West.
  7. Minterne House – Dorset. Featuring lakes, waterfalls, streams and rare species of tree.
  8. Belvoir Castle – Leicestershire. Lovingly restored and a beautiful collection of roses.
  9. Bodnant garden – Conwy. Offering spectacular view over Snowdonia and housing a world famous botanical collection.
  10. Ruston Old Vicarage gardens – Norfolk.  32 Acres of floral garden transformed over a period of 40 years.