Beautiful and complex gardening in England is a country tradition that dates back hundreds of years. All the famous British mansions have beautifully groomed gardens and most of them have really beautiful rose gardens. It is always a delightful experience visiting an old British mansion and walking through their beautiful gardens. Read on to find out my favorite British Gardens.
The English have been known throughout history for their carefully manicured gardens and lawns. Traveling through the English countryside and visiting beautiful country estates will immerse you in this beautiful English tradition of gardening. Come along with me as we explore some of my favorite British gardens.
1. Rose Gardens at Rockingham Castle
Rockingham Castle, England – Beautiful roses in the round Rose Garden.
See my photos from Rockingham Castle, Leicestershire, England
We were very surprised and impressed by these amazing rose gardens at the old Rockingham Castle. We visited this castle for its historic fame since it dates from the times of William the Conqueror. However, the beautifully groomed gardens and exquisite roses really surprised and delighted us. Rockingham became one of our favorite medieval English castles we visited.
2. Exquisite British Gardens at London Regents Park
Regent’s Park, London, England – Beautiful flower arrangements on the Broad Walk inside Regent’s Park
See my photos from Regents Park, London
Regents’ Park is one of the main tourist attractions in London, and for good reason. The complex flower arrangements are simply beautiful. Walking through Regents Park’s carefully groomed British gardens gives you peace in the middle of the hustle and bustle of London. Regents’ Park is one of my favorite London royal gardens.
3. Beautiful British Gardens at Chatsworth House
Chatsworth House, England – Lots of flowers and a small shed in the gardens at Chatsworth House.
See my photos from Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England
Chatsworth House is well known for its art collection but its flower garden is very impressive as well. They grow and sell lots of flowers all over the region and walking through the rows and rows of flowers and plants was very pleasant.
4. Botanical Gardens in Cambridge
Botanical Garden, Cambridge, England – Beautiful purple flowers in the middle of a green grass field.
See my photos from Cambridge Botanical Garden, England
Cambridge is a beautiful city to visit. We were privileged to be able to stay in Cambridge for an entire month in the spring when all the flowers were blooming everywhere. The Botanical Garden was a treat for us as we explored the ponds with ducklings and geese and the beautiful floral arrangements. Make sure you include a visit to these beautiful gardens in your walking tour of Cambridge.
5. Classic British Gardens at Audley End Estate
Audley End, Essex, England – Beautiful gardens can be seen in the back of Audley End House
See my photos from Audley End Estate, Essex, England
We loved visiting old British mansions and Audley End was one of our favorite mansions. The art and history inside the house were matched by the beautiful gardens outside. Audley’s End is one of our favorite day trips from Cambridge.
6. The Gardens at Woburn Abbey
Woburn Abbey, England – Sculptures and lush vegetations.
See my photos from Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire, England
Woburn Abbey is a British mansion that was built upon the old ruins of an abbey. The gardens were filled with beautiful sculptures and beautiful flower arrangements and small bridges over streams.
7. The Gardens at Burghley House
Burghley House, England – Beautiful flowers in the garden
See my photos from Burghley House Lincolnshire, England
Burghley House in Lincolnshire is an impressive mansion that has been the stage for many British movies. We loved the history of the place and we enjoyed its small garden as well. Read more about my favorite English countryside mansions.