Gardens of Menton
Gardens of Menton and Monaco on the french riviera. Website in French, English and Italian!
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Explore glasshouses, landscapes and 250 years of history at the world's most famous garden. Climb to the treetops, delve into rainforest or discover more on a guided tour.
Lamorran House Gardens
Lamorran is a subtropical, Italianate inspired garden on Cornwall's beautiful Roseland peninsula, situated on a south facing slope, it is surrounded on three sides by the warming sea. The garden remains frost free in all but the most serious of winters; the last recorded frost being in 1987. A wide range of plants from all over the world is therefore able to be grown.
The Eden Project is a gateway into this fascinating interactive world of plants and people, a living Theatre, exploring our global garden inheritance - revealing plants, as you've never seen them before.
Wisley : Royal Horticultral Society
Wisley is undoubtedly one of the great gardens of the world. Its huge plant collection is also diverse, with a comprehensive fruit-growing collection, alpines, vegetables, bulbs as well as herbaceous and woody plants.
Trebah Garden Cornwall
A sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop. One of the Great Gardens of Cornwall and rated among the 80 finest gardens in the world.
Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens Dorset
Established in 1765 and developed since then into a magnificent 20 acre garden filled with rare and exotic plants from all over the world. Many of these plants were first introductions to the UK.
An historic private Estate boasting one of the loveliest gardens in England. With its magnificent collection of camellias, rhododendrons and magnolias, its wonderfull woodland walks and its heritage family home, Trewithen is a rare and unique Cornish gem.
Chelsea Physic Garden
Situated in the heart of London, this 'Secret Garden' is a centre of education, beauty and relaxation. Founded in 1673 by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, it continues to research the properties, origins and conservation of over 5000 plant species.
Carwinion Cornwall’s Bamboo Garden
Visitors can wander among towering dicksonia antarctica, cryptomaria japonica, chusan palms and impressive gunnera as well as colourful rhododendrons and camelias.
Ventnor Botanic Garden
The Botanic Garden on the Isle of Wight is a place where the pleasure of plants can be enjoyed to the fullest. It is also a place where people of all ages can learn more about the wonderful world of plants.
Compton Acres located in Poole Dorset, covers ten acres, was built in 1924 and is a wonderful example of a historic garden in the UK. It is of late Victorian Mixed Style design with seven distinct gardens to wander around and enjoy, including the Italian Garden and the Japanese Garden.
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Glasshouses
Situated in Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK, the gardens opened in 1832 are a 15 acre oasis of delight. You will find beauty, peace and also tranquility combined with excellent visitor facilities for all the family.
Kells Bay Gardens
Kells Bay Gardens opened to visitors since the autumn of 2006 is one of Ireland’s foremost Victorian gardens.
A National Trust Garden Run by Kew in West Sussex. It is Kew's garden in the country that contains the Millennium Seed Bank, storing seed for future generations. There are 188 hectares (465 acres) of country estate, with ornamental gardens, temperate woodlands and an Elizabethan Mansion.
Palmiye Merkezi - Botanic Garden in Turkey
Member Ragip Esener’s Botanic Garden in Turkey. The Botanical Garden occupies an area of approximately 22.000 m2 (236.806ft²) in the Palm Centre situated in a total area of 80.000 m2 (861.113ft²). Botanical Garden consists of the following sections: Palmetum (Palm Garden), Cactus House, Tropical Greenhouse, Water Gardens, Dream Garden (Water Lily Ponds), Tropical Fruits Garden, Oleander Collection and Oleander Cafe With more than 70 species of palms, more than 300 species of cacti and succulents, a total of more than 1000 varieties of perennial, annual, shrubs and tree type plants are in the collection.
Bamboo Park Glengarriff
This is a unique exotic garden in one of the most attractive areas of Ireland. Situated in the mild climate of Glengarriff in the southwest. Thirty different species of bamboo surrounded by palms and other tropical plants, amidst of romantic paths and breathtaking views.
A National Trust Sheltered garden that is bursting with exotic trees and shrubs Trengwainton’s 25 acres invite you to explore – and come back for more. Discover a garden where the spirit of the Plant Hunters lives on.
A new botanical garden built about one hour south of Valencia, Spain. It has been designed by a former nurseryman and chairman of the Spanish palm society and is well worth a visit. The botanical garden (25,000 m2) is open to the public who you can enjoy over 2,500 plant species: palm trees, cactus, Encephalartos, fruit, cycads.
Henstead Exotic Garden Suffolk
The garden was made from scratch some 10 years ago and is some two acres in size. It is a fully landscaped exotic garden that is normally open to the public 1 day a week on Wednesdays from May to October and on a couple of specified Sundays. Andrew Brogan is the creator and owner of the garden and is available to give talks to garden groups etc. Media Coverage: . Suffolks Most Exotic Garden, Jaw Droppingly Impressive, Fantastic, Stunning, Featured on BBC Gardeners World and Filmed by Channel 5
Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh was founded in the 17th century as a physic garden. It captures the imagination of everyone who visits and is world renowned for its horticultural excellence. Over 70 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds provide a tranquil haven just one mile from the city centre. Now it extends over four Gardens boasting a rich living collection of plants, and is a world-renowned centre for plant science and education. There is also a fantastic glasshouse, housing the largest Trachycarpus princeps in the UK possibly the World.
ROSELAND HOUSE GARDEN
The garden will be open to visitors each Tuesday & Wednesday April to September 24th. 1 PM to 5 PM Adults £3.00 (children free). Teas (with home made cakes) are available, dogs on leads are welcome. There is no parking at the garden on garden open days, but the free village car park is only 100 yards from the garden and there is also parking on nearby roads.
Paignton Zoo is a great day out - lots of animals, lots of plants, lots of space. It's ideal for families but people of all ages will have a good time. It's fun and surprising and exciting and unpredictable
Overbecks : National Trust House and Gardens
A hidden paradise of subtropical gardens and quirky collections.at the seaside home of inventor and scientist Otto Overbeck. His gardens and house are perched high on the cliffs above Salcombe, with glorious views over the estuary and coast.
York Gate Garden
York Gate is a one-acre garden tucked away behind the ancient church in Adel, on the northern outskirts of Leeds. Created by the Spencer family during the second half of the twentieth century, and now owned and managed by Perennial, it is a garden of immense style and craftsmanship, widely recognised as one of the most innovative small gardens of the period.
Powis Castle & Garden
The medieval castle rises dramatically above the celebrated garden. The world-famous garden, overhung with clipped yews, shelters rare and tender plants. Laid out under the influence of Italian and French styles, it retains its original lead statues and an orangery on the terraces.
Just a stone’s throw from Oxford and within easy reach of London nestles Waterperry Gardens. It was made famous by Beatrix Havergal who established her School of Horticulture for Ladies here from 1932 to 1971, it’s now home to 8 acres of beautifully landscaped ornamental gardens, a quality plant centre and garden shop, gallery and gift barn, museum and teashop.
Marvel at plants from all over the world grown from seed and cuttings collected over a century ago on plant-hunting expeditions. Created by five generations of one family, this 32-hectare (80-acre) garden is superbly located, with spectacular views across Snowdonia.
There are several different gardens which include a magnificent example of a Victorian garden. The Orchard house is one of the largest surviving glasshouses dating from the 1870’s, The Italian Terrace is the centrepiece of the lowest level of the Formal Gardens. The largest rock garden in Europe surrounds the house on three sides.
Dilston Physic Garden
Discover the remarkable power of the plants around us - explore this Physic Garden of over 800 living medicinal plants all signposted as to what aspects of your health they promote and how. From magic, legends & folklore to the latest science & medicine in a beautiful tranquil setting.
Kingston Bagpuize House & Gardens
Within the grounds of Kingston Bagpuize House, visitors can see features of previous gardens such as the Terrace Walk. Some of the yews in the garden are over 300 years old and in West Park, there is a London Plane Platanus x Hispanic, which is approximately 275 years old. Many other trees, including the Wellingtonias, were planted in Victorian times.
Arundel Castle & Gardens
In addition to the castle Arundel has a magnificent exotic garden. Discover the exciting and innovative Walled Gardens at Arundel Castle The Collector Earl’s Garden Stumpery English Herbaceous Borders Cut Flower Garden Organic Kitchen Garden Glass Houses White Garden Rose Garden Gallery Tulip Festival Allium Extravaganza
Scampston Walled Garden
Scampston Walled Garden is a stunningly beautiful contemporary garden, quite unlike any other. Designed by the renowned Dutch plantsman, Piet Oudolf, and featuring modern, perennial meadow planting alongside more traditional areas, the garden is open to the public from Easter to October every year.
RHS Hyde Hall
RHS Garden Hyde Hall is surely one of the finest gardens in the East of England, its location among rolling hills and fantastic panoramic views can often surprise the visitor to Essex. This 360-acre estate is constantly evolving, as the gardening team strive to retain the original intimacy and charm of this horticultural gem, while at the same time aiming to restore much of the estate to its former rural glory, including its historic hedgerows and woodland.
Beth Chatto Gardens
The Beth Chatto Gardens began in 1960. From an overgrown wasteland with poor gravel soil and boggy hollows, it has been transformed into an informal garden harmonising with the surrounding countryside. The gardens are an inspiration to anyone who visits them - the art of planting at its best.
Oxford Botanic Garden
Visit inspiring herbaceous borders, glasshouses that take you around the World or simply relax in the oldest Botanic Garden in Britain. The Botanic Garden is the most compact, yet diverse collection of plants in the World right in the heart of the city centre and is open throughout the year for you to visit and enjoy.
Dingle Nurseries & Garden
The garden is especially well known for its colour-themed and unusual planting which includes lakeside, lawned and mixed bed areas that showcase a wide and unusual range of shrub, tree and herbaceous planting. The stream fed lake and the huge array of plant species make this sheltered dingle a haven for all types of wildlife.
Beechwell House Garden
Beechwell House, 11 miles North East of Bristol, is an enclosed, level garden designed as a sub tropical garden. Plants include Palms, Tree Ferns, Yuccas, Agaves, various succulents, Phormiums, Bamboos, Bananas, Gunnera and other ’Architectural Planting’. There’s also a Koi pond, wildlife pond and a 16th century well. The garden is open to gardening groups, garden visits by appointment, and the National Gardens Scheme (NGS).
RHS Garden Harlow Carr
There’s always something new and inspiring going on at RHS Garden Harlow Carr, whatever your interest. It is located at Crag Lane Harrogate North Yorkshire HG3 1QB and is open all year except Christmas Day.
RHS Garden Rosemoor
RHS Garden Rosemoor is open all year except Christmas Day. It is located at Great Torrington Devon EX38 8PH. There's always something new and inspiring going on at RHS Garden Rosemoor, whatever your interest.
Great Dixter House & Gardens
Great Dixter was the family home of gardener and gardening writer Christopher Lloyd – it was the focus of his energy and enthusiasm and fuelled over 40 years of books and articles. Now under the stewardship of Fergus Garrett and the Great Dixter Charitable Trust, Great Dixter is an historic house, a garden, a centre of education, and a place of pilgrimage for horticulturists from across the world.
East Ruston Old Vicarage Gardens
The garden lies 1½ miles from the North Sea in an exposed prairie landscape containing large arable fields. Many of the wildlife habitats have long been swept away and the owners have endeavoured throughout the garden to replace these by the planting of mixed hedgerows, banks, wildflower areas and ponds.Throughout the garden you will see many rare and unusual plants growing.
Upton Country Park Dorset
Over 130 acres of parkland, shoreline and formal estate gardens in Dorset. its Poole’s premier attraction, whatever the season. Marvel at the grand Grade II* listed Georgian Mansion House, enjoy the wildlife along the shoreline, enjoy one of their regular events – or simply find a quiet spot to admire the amazing horticulture and beautiful botanical Walled Garden.
The Walled Gardens of Cannington
Located in the village of Cannington, Somerset, the Walled Gardens lie within the grounds of a medieval priory and many of its fine buildings, including the walls of the garden, remain. The Gardens have classic and contemporary features such as; the 'hot' Herbaceous Border; the Blue Garden; the Sub-Tropical Walk; and a Victorian style fernery.
You can lose yourself in the RHS accredited garden: viewpoints give enticing glimpses out to sea, paths weave through glades past tranquil ponds, and tender plants from the Mediterranean, South Africa and New Zealand thrive in the moist and sheltered valley.
The mild climate of Strangford Lough allows astonishing levels of planting experimentation. The formal areas exude a strong Mediterranean feel and resemble an Italian villa landscape; the wooded areas support a range of plants from all corners of the world, ensuring something to see whatever the season.
The gardens are a mix of formal and informal spaces with many unusual vistas and unique plants from across the world. The trees, plants and shrubs range in ages, size and colour and create a spectacle throughout the year.
Explore 47 acres of gardens, meander through the charismatic stores in Powerscourt House and indulge at the Avoca Terrace Café. Visit the highest waterfall in Ireland, explore its parkland and discover its wildlife. Enjoy a family-friendly day out including a children’s playground.
National Botanic Garden of Wales
The National Botanic Garden of Wales is set on historic parkland, dating back around 400 years. Visitors can see how they have restored some wonderful remnants of the Middleton Regency Water Park, especially the Double Walled Garden, Principality House, the Stables and the Lakes.
Turrets and towers, winding staircases, ornate ceilings and ancient sculpted yew trees, combine to make a visit to Crathes Castle, Garden and Estate a great day out for the whole family. An enchanting 16th-century tower house, Crathes is surrounded by 240 hectares of formal gardens, woodland walks and rolling Scottish countryside.
A lush, sub-tropical-style, oasis perched on a peninsula at the edge of Loch Ewe amid the rugged landscape of Wester Ross, this world-famous historic garden is one of Scotland’s most popular botanical attractions. It is surrounded by an extensive 2,000 acre estate. The garden was created out of bare rock and a few scrub willows in 1862 and is full of colourful, exotic plants from around the world. Highlights include the most northerly planting of rare Wollemi pines, Himalayan blue poppies, olearia from New Zealand, Tasmanian eucalypts, and rhododendrons from China, Nepal and the Indian subcontinent
This wonderful coastal garden forms a horticultural tour around the temperate world with a collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias, Blue Tibetan poppies, giant Himalayan lilies and Chatham Island forget-me-nots.
Mount Usher Gardens
Mount Usher is among Ireland's most loved gardens, by both professionals and the wider public. There are over 5,000 species of plants and shrubs from all over the world. Visitors can follow one of the shaded winding paths and sit on one of the benches scattered throughout the nine hectares of gardens along the River Vartry. The Avoca Garden Café and Courtyard shops are also very popular.
NongNooch Pattaya Garden Thailand
The NongNooch Tropical Botanical Garden was officially opened in 1980. It was arranged to show Thai arts and cultures, and elephant show in the field surrounded by beautiful garden every day. Pattaya City & NongNooch Tropical Botanical Garden is the leading tourist site of Southeastern region where there are thousands of tourists visiting from all over the world.
Batsford Arboretum & Garden Centre
Batsford is home to one of the finest botanical collections in the country and is run by the charitable trust. The Arboretum is planted on a south facing slope which means visitors get to see their magnificent tree and plant collections from an unusual angle, as well as the stunning views of the Evenlode Valley beyond. It is 56 acres in size,
Dawyck Botanic Gardens
Dawyck Botanic Garden is truly one of the world’s finest arboreta. Seasonal displays of abundant exotic and native plants provide a breathtaking backdrop of colour throughout the year. The Garden also offers an award-winning visitor centre.
Logan Botanic Garden
Logan Botanic Garden At the south-western tip of Scotland lies Logan, the country’s most exotic garden. Warmed by the Gulf Stream, southern hemisphere plants flourish in this plantsman’s paradise near Port Logan in Dumfries & Galloway.
Benmore Botanic Garden
Benmore Botanic Garden is in a magnificent mountainside setting on the Cowal Peninsula in Argyll lies Benmore, an enchanting Garden steeped in history and surrounded by dramatic scenery.
Morrab Gardens’ extensive collection of sub-tropical plants have been accumulated over many years. In the 1880s, unlike today there were no nurseries selling exotic plants, the original planting was the result of gifts from local estates. Morrab House with its walled garden was built in 1841 by wealthy brewer, Samuel Pidwell. By the late nineteenth century, Penzance had become a popular seaside resort and required a park for visitors’ recreation. To this end, Penzance Corporation acquired the property at auction in 1888 for £3,120.
Tucked into the head of St Austell Bay lies Cornwall's Temperate Rainforest at Tregrehan. Protected by the hills behind, massive trees and parkland, sits a sheltered botanical oasis; one of Cornwall's Great Gardens. This family run estate welcomes everyone to share and enjoy its non commercial atmospheric setting.
Lundkvist Palm Garden Malama
The garden consists of 5 acres with more than 5000 individual palms representing approximately 625 different species of palms as well as many cycads and other plants. The elevation, abundant rainfall and specific location of the garden provide for a near perfect growing environment for almost all palms as well as many other plants.
kilmacurragh botanic gardens Ireland
The National Botanic Gardens, Kilmacurragh occupies a large estate developed extensively during the nineteeth century. It was a period of great botanical and geographical explorations with numerous plant species from around the world being introduced to Ireland for the first time. The different soil and climatic conditions at Kilmacurragh resulted in many of these specimens succeeding. Kilmacurragh is particularly famous for its conifers and rhododendron collections.