Hidcote Manor is a celebrated 20th century garden with
a series of outdoor rooms each with its own unique character. This is one of England's greatest gardens and has old roses, unusual plants and trees from around the world.
There are stunning panoramic views across the Vale of Evesham and you can enjoy a game of tennis or croquet.
For more information and opening times click here http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-hidcotemanorgarden
Kiftsgate Court Gardens is a series of interconnecting
gardens each with its distinct character and secrets. The garden is the creation of three generations of woman gardeners started in the twenties by Heather Muir, continued from 1950 by Diany Binny and now looked after by the current owner Anne Chambers. The gardens are a plantsman's delight with species collected from all over the world.
For more information and opening times click here http://www.kiftsgate.co.uk/index.shtml
Spetchley Park Gardens from the first tantalising
glimpse across the magnolia-fringed Horse Pool, back round to the entrance through the Melon Yard with its olives and delicious pineapple-scented flowers, Spetchley is full of surprises. It is a garden of contrasts, where formal clipped hedges, rose beds and sweeping lawns meet tumbling herbaceous borders and walls festooned with rampant climbers.
For more information and opening times click here http://www.spetchleygardens.co.uk/index.php
Batsford Arboretum was originally planted in the
late 1880s as an oriental 'wild garden' by Algernon Mitford, the 1st Lord Redsdale. Amongst the vast collection of exotic trees he built the Japanese rest house, introduced the Buddha, creted the stream and mass planted many groups of different bamboos.
For more information and opening times click here http://www.batsarb.co.uk/
The National Herb Centre has over 500 varieties of
herb plants available which will delight the chef, intrigue the gardener and fascinate anyone with an interest in alternative medicine. You can explore the Centre and sample the unique herbal flavours in the friendly Herb Bistro and Deli shop.
For further information and opening times click here http://www.herbcentre.co.uk