Arboretums in England, Scotland and Wales

arboretums

In Britain John Claudius Loudon (1783–1843) a famous landscape gardener of the time was the force behind the establishment of Arboretums, with otheres following his example later. The arboretum at Derby was one of his most famous commissions.

Today there are many arboretums spread through the British Isles which you can visit, and we feature the best. There are also many smaller ones incorporated into gardens where tree collecting has become popular.

You can find these by using our seach facility at the top of the page.

Thorp Perrow Arboretum

Thorp Perrow Arboretum

North Yorkshire, Thorp Perrow is situated at the base of the Yorkshire Dales - come and explore the 100 acres of woodland with trees from around the world, some trees dating back to Medieval times.

Gardens to visit Cornwall

Trewidden Garden, Penzance, Cornwall

Cornwall, Trewidden Garden is a great place to see rhododendrons, camellias and magnolias in a semi wild setting.

West Dean Gardens

West Dean Gardens, near Chichester

West Sussex, One of the greatest restored gardens in Britain open to the public today. Set in the beautiful Lavant valley in the glorious South Downs.

Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum and places to stay near Tetbury

Gloucestershire, Westonbirt Arboretum, the National Arboretum is managed by the Forestry Commission and is one of the finest arboretums in the world.

Winkworth Arboretum

Winkworth Arboretum, a National Trust Garden in Surrey

Surrey, Winkworth Arboretum was founded by Dr Wilfrid Fox in 1937.

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