Large and small, famous and secret, this corner of South East England has them all when it comes to gardens. What can be better than relaxing in tranquil surroundings full of colour and scent? This is afterall the home of ‘The Garden of England’ - garden lovers prepare to be seriously spoilt for choice.
From the connoisseur gardens at Sissinghurst and Great Dixter; national collections of plants held at Wakehurst Place, RHS Wisley, Bedgebury National Pinetum; gardens incorporating sculpture such as Pashley Manor and The Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden in Surrey; grand parklands at Sheffield Park, Painshill Park and Loseley Park; to small, charming cottage and woodland gardens at The Priest House at West Hoathly; and formal gardens such as those at Hever Castle, Penshurst Place, Parham and Nymans.
Browse our listings of some of the best gardens in the Beautiful South.