Bridgemere Garden World
Cholmondeley Castle Garden
Ness Botanic Gardens
Stapeley Water Gardens
Windermere on A591, Tel. 09662 6601
Ornamental terraced garden nestled at the foot of the Langdale Pikes. A
wildflower meadow and woodland belie the carefully planted schemes of roses,
borders, shrubbery, and rock plants. Good planning means there is always
something in bloom.
Easter-end November, 10am-5pm
10pm in July and August),
Near Ulverston, on A590, Tel. 05395 31248
Victorian garden set in beautiful parkland. Flowering shrubs, azaleas, and
rhododendrons, plus a formal rose garden.
Open April-July, daily 10am-6pm
Windermere, Cumbria, on A592 Tel. 09662 6238
Run by the Lakeland Horticultural Society. Walled kitchen garden, rock
garden, orchard, heathers, winter flowering shrubs and alpines. Home to the
national collection of astilbe and hydrangea.
Open daily sunrise-sunset
available April-October 11am-5pm
Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, on B5278
200 year old parkland, woodland walks, and formal gardens. Specimens are well
labeled. Rose gardens, azaleas, rhododendron, and spring bulbs.
Open Easter-October Sun.-Fri. 10:30am-4:30pm
Cumbria, on A6,Tel. 05395 60321
Topiary garden designed by Guillaume Beaumont, gardener to James II, in 1692.
Clipped yew and box hedges. Parkland vistas and the earliest ha-ha. Herb
garden, summer bedding plants and borders.
Easter-September, Sun.-Thurs. 1am1-5pm
garden is under new ownership and is no longer open to the public.
East Bakewell, Derbyshire, on B6012, open Easter-October, daily 11-5, Tel.
300 years of gardens at Chatsworth have produced a prodigious 100 acres of
different styles. Cascade and canal pond from the 17th century. Woodland park
created by Capability Brown in the 18th century remains unaltered. Terrace,
greenhouse, rose garden, conservatory garden, arboretum, pinetum, rockery,
fountain with 276 foot high water jet, and on and on.
Fletcher Moss Botanical Gardens
Moss Bank Park