The Cotswolds has some of the most beautiful gardens in the country

Gardens to visit in the Cotswolds

Cotswold Gardens

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Gardens to visit in the Cotswolds

On this page you will find some of the many Cotswold gardens which are open to the public.

Batsford Arboretum

This 56 acre arboretum is situated just outside Moreton in March, Gloucestershire.
More details can be found on our Batsford Arboretum page.

Bourton House

In 1983, Mr & Mrs R Paice became the owners of Bourton House and began the task of creating the perfect garden from a neglected wilderness.

Bourton House Garden opened to the public for the first time, in aid of the National Garden Scheme, on a single Sunday in 1987.

In 2010, Bourton House Garden came under new ownership but remains open for the enjoyment of garden visitors, many of whom return year after year.

2016 Season
April to end October
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (excluding Easter)
10am to 5pm

Admission (April only) £5 per person (under 16’s free)

Admission (May to October) £7 (under 16’s free)

Contact details
Bourton House Garden
GL56 9AE

Telephone: 01386 700754

Bowood House and Gardens

100 acres of parkland designed by 'Capability' Brown where you will find a lake, arboretum, pinetum and cascade.

During the spring (late April to early June) the stunning Rhododendron Walks offer breathtaking vistas of colour and beauty covering over 60 acres.

House and Gardens Opening Times
Open daily during the 2013 season, March 20th to November 5th inclusive, including weekends and Bank Holidays.

Opening times are from 11.00am to 5.30pm for the house and 11.00am to 6.00pm for the grounds, with the last admission at 5.00pm (4.00pm after Autumn clock change).

House and Gardens Prices for 2016
Adults (13 years and above) £12.00
Senior Citizens (60 years and over) £10.00
Juniors 5-12 years £9.00
Children 2- 4 years £7.00
Family (1 adult and 3 children or 2 adults and 2 children) £36.00

All visitors with disabilities and their carers/assistants are charged at half the normal admission rate.

Students are charged at our normal group rates.

Season tickets are also available.

Bowood Estate
SN11 0LZ

Tel: 01249 812102

Cerney House Gardens

Set around a Victorian walled garden, Cerney House Gardens (near to Cheltenham, Gloucestershire) are part of the home of Lady Angus and her family. They are described by Country Living as "what most people aspire to in their gardens – and few achieve".

Opening Times and Admission Prices
Regular opening times are seven days a week, 10am till 5pm, end of January to the end of October.
We are happy to accommodate visits outside these times; please contact us to make arrangements.

Admission Prices: £5 adults, £1 children
Annual Season pass: £15

How to find Cerney House Gardens
Cerney House Gardens is located off the A435 (between Cirencester and Cheltenham), up past North Cerney Church (not in the main village).

Are dogs welcome at Cerney House Gardens?
Sorry, no dogs.

Hidcote Manor Gardens

A celebrated 20th Century garden, created in 1907 by the American horticulturist Major Lawrence Johnston, near Chipping Campden in the North Cotswolds.

For more information see out Hidcote Manor Garden page.

Abbey House Gardens, Malmesbury

The Abbey House Gardens website opens "With 1300 years of history, the first King of England buried somewhere in the garden, two saints thrown down the well, and now one of the great gardens of the world. The spirit of the place shines through and could be the best garden visit you ever make."

Entrance prices for adults and children are £7.50 and £3.00 respectively.

Link: Abbey House Gardens

Painswick Rococo Gardens

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