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Castle Howard - Yorkshire (c)Mike Kipling, Welcome to Yorkshire, south lake 1500X298Castle Howard, Yorkshire

We've put together a selection of intineraries for localised areas of England, allowing you to fully explore English gardens around the country. 

 

An education on English Tea and Cambridge gardens itinerary

Scudamore's Punting Company, Cambridge (c)VisitEnglandCambridge

Learn all about the home of the English afternoon tea and discover the historic city of Cambridge, with its magnificent universities, stunning architecture and heritage listed botanic garden on this two-day tour in the East of England. England has some of the finest gardens in the world from dramatic historic landscapes designed by ‘Capability’ Brown to fragrant English rose gardens.

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Bath and the Cotswolds secret gardens itinerary

Iford Manor - Wiltshire (c) Philip PearceIford Manor, Wiltshire

If you love all things quintessentially English, this is the tour for you. Discover intricately designed secret gardens, full of twists and turns. Enjoy historic Bath and the picture-perfect English Cotswolds. If you love all things quintessentially English, this is the tour for you. Discover intricately designed secret gardens, full of twists and turns. Enjoy historic Bath and the picture-perfect English Cotswolds.

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Historic Houses and Gardens itinerary

Haddon Hall - Derbyshire (c)Ian Daisley 264X168Haddon Hall, Derbyshire

This two-day tour takes you to the counties of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire where you will discover three historic houses and gardens, full of hidden secrets. A must-see for all ‘Capability’ Brown fans, Chatsworth and Burghley showcase his signature lake and avenues of trees. There’s even a visit to a grocer’s house and garden, almost unchanged since 1923 and time to enjoy a local Bakewell pudding.

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London's Gardens on Foot itinerary

Royal Botanic Gardens - Kew (c)VisitBritain Images, Joanna Henderson VB34130686Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

With over 3,000 parks and open spaces, London is one of the greenest capital cities in the world. Discover two very different gardens, plus a royal park and a garden museum. But remember to bring your walking shoes for this two-day London’s gardens on foot tour.

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Shakespeare, Lakes and Grand Gardens itinerary

The Trentham Estate - Staffordshire (Italian Garden) (6) 264X168The Trentham Estate, Staffordshire

Enjoy this two-day tour around the Heart of England where you’ll visit award-winning gardens, with sweeping lakes and parkland. Learn all about Shakespeare, including a tour of Anne Hathaway’s family home set in a glorious English cottage garden.

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Gardens, Castles and Canterbury itinerary

Great Dixter - East Sussex Peacock garden (c) VisitEnglandGreat Dixter

Explore stunning English gardens with ‘rooms’, visit two very different castles and discover the city of Canterbury, home to one of the oldest cathedrals in England on this two-day tour.

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Historic Gardens, Lakes and City Trail itinerary

Tatton Park - Cheshire (c)National Trust Images, Stephen RobsonTatton Park, Cheshire

Discover stunning gardens, the historic city of Chester and the breathtaking scenery of the Lake District. This tour of the North West of England is full of surprises; there’s even a stop off for all Beatrix Potter fans.

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Grand Gardens and Castles itinerary

Alnwick Castle - Northumberland (c) VisitEnglandAlnwick Castle, Northumberland

This fascinating two-day tour in Northumberland is a must for all Downton Abbey and Harry Potter fans. Explore magnificent gardens, historic castles and visit the very first house in the world to be lit by hydroelectricity, located in the grounds of an incredible garden.

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Magnificent Yorkshire Gardens itinerary

Castle Howard - Yorkshire (c)Mike Kipling, Welcome to Yorkshire, south lake 264X168Castle Howard, Yorkshire

Explore breathtaking English gardens designed on a monumental scale with statues, fountains and woodland walks. Learn all about the historic city of York, home to one of the world’s most magnificent gothic cathedrals and climb the 275 steps for an impressive view of Yorkshire.

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