Parks & Gardens
South East England showcases some of the finest landscape gardens and country parks in the UK with everything from stunning Capability Brown inspired floral displays to family and dog friendly parks with much to do and see.
Top ten beautiful gardens to visit in South East England
- Wakehurst, Haywards Heath
Beautiful botanic gardens located in West Sussex and managed by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
- RHS Garden Wisley, Surrey
240 acres of gardening perfection, home to some of the largest plant collections on earth.
- Hever Castle & Gardens, Kent
Set in 30 acres of landscaped gardens complete with Italian sculptures, 35-acre lake and over 3,000 plants.
- Sheffield Park Garden, East Sussex
Vibrant with colour all year round, shimmering with waterfalls, cascades and four large lakes.
- Borde Hill Garden, West Sussex
Botanical heritage and stunning landscapes renowned for its rare shrubs and champion trees.
- The Savill Garden, Windsor
One of Britain’s greatest ornamental gardens, set in 35 acres.
- Exbury Gardens, Hampshire
Created by Lionel de Rothschild in the 1920's with 200-acres of natural beauty & horticultural variety.
- Painshill Landscape Garden, Surrey
A beautiful 18th century landscape garden with iconic crystal grotto and gothic temple.
- Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire
Spectacular 200 foot herbaceous border with rose and formal gardens, lily canal and riverside walk.
- Stowe, Buckinghamshire
Over forty temples and monuments, gracing an inspiring backdrop of lakes and valleys
Many Country Parks allow dog walking and are ideal places to take four legged friends. Our dog walking guide lists some of the most welcoming locations in the South East.