Famous English gardens to visit

Famous English gardens to visit, British landscape gardening; a guide to websites

Alnwick Garden Project, a modern garden by the Duchess of Northumberland.

The Beth Chatto Gardens


Blogs and magazines

The Garden Lady
Visit public and private gardens especially ones in your area to see what they grow.

My English Country Garden (Protected Blog)

The English Garden
A website from the leading UK gardening magazine, full of expert design tips, garden photography from the experts.

25 of the best English gardens to visit. Gardens Illustrated
Garden designer and historian Penelope Hobhouse choses 25 of her favourite gardens to visit throughout England.

 

Biddulph Grange Garden

Blenheim Palace Gardens

BBC gardening section.

British (U.K.) private gardens,
a web directory from The Open Directory Project.

Capability Brown
The life and works of England’s greatest landscape gardener and his influence on the Royal Palaces and Stately Homes of the Unidted Kingdom.

Compton Verney, Warwickshire

Country Life Online

Country Life garden and gardening guide.

Country LIfe picture archive:

Country Life list of best websites for the history of English gardens.
Tim Richardson picks out some of the best websites for admirers of the English country garden.

Crocus
One of the longest surviving online garden centres.

Easton Walled Gardens, Lincolnshire’s ‘lost’ garden.

The English garden, a history.

English gardens to visit.
This is an alphabetical list of hundreds of English gardens to visit, which include grand old English gardens as well as English country gardens. From Garden Tools for all Seasons.

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, North Yorkshire.

Garden design in the British Isles since 1650.
Articles, gardening/gardening web links.

Gertrude Jekyll website.

Hampton Court, Herefordshire, UK.

Heligan Gardens
Restoration of the lost gardens of Heligan, Cornall, England.

Hidcote Manor Garden

Historic Gardens Foundation, UK.

History of Gardens
The Garden History Society, UK.

Jencks, Charles. Charles Jencks, landscape designer.

Charles Jencks, Wikipedia entry.

The National Gardens Scheme, UK


National Trust historic gardens and parks open to the public.

Nymans
Visitor information about Nymans, a National Trust Garden, House and Ruin in West Sussex. Nymans, Handcross, Haywards Heath, is an English garden developed by three generations of the Jewish Messel family, from the late 19th century, and brought to renown by Col. Leonard C.R. Messel.

Oxford University Botanic Garden

Powis Castle and Gardens

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London

The Royal Horticultural Society
Trails, an advice service and school facilities.

RHS Gardening Wisley, Surrey

Sissinghurst Castle Garden

Society for Garden Designers
Lists qualified or experienced designers by geographical area.

Stowe Landscape Gardens

ThinkinGardens
The ThinkinGardens Group has been set up, with the support of the Royal Horticultural Society, in its role as a learned society, to encourage and develop a broader, more enquiring attitude to gardens. This will encompass the aesthetic of gardens, the philosophy of gardens, and what gardens mean or can offer. The Group’s work is aimed at stimulating both gardeners and non-gardeners alike.

Waterperry Gardens