Gardens Open

It takes a generous person to open their garden to the public for the enjoyment of others. Here lists about 300 gardens open for visiting, some year-round, others by appointment, and be sure to phone ahead.

Forest Edge


A small town garden with an eclectic collection of shrubs and perennials and a large selection of roses. Tree ferns and Acers thrive in this sheltered garden, where winding pathways lead to an established woodland grove, which is dedicated to a developing biodiversity area. size: 20 (individuals welcome). Donation in lieu of entrance fee to Mellon Educate charity.