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5 Best National Trust Gardens

Discover our choice  of the 5 Best National Trust Gardens


Siisinghurst Castle Gardens - Kent


Sissinghurst Castle garden was created by Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson who transformed the ruins of this Elizabethan mansion and gardens in the 1930s. The castle tower dating from the 16th century is virtually all that remains of the grand Manor House.
People come from all over the world to see the Garden which is administered by the National Trust.

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Bodnant Garden North Wales


Bodnant Garden, North Wales, one of the great British gardens, is a great day out for Garden lovers. Amongst the magnificent features there are no less than 5 terraces including lily pond and beautiful herbaceous borders. There are also woodland walks with waterfalls.

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Hidcote Manor Gardens - Gloucestershire - Cotswolds


The Hidcote Manor Garden, a 'top ten' British Garden created last century by the great horticulturist Major Lawrence Johnston should not be missed. It is situated in the beautiful Cotswold countryside amongst hills, rolling valleys, and drystone walls and was influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement.

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Nymans - Sussex


Nymans Garden, in Sussex is one of the National Trusts most beautiful gardens. In the late 1800's Ludwig Messel bought the Nymans Estate in the Sussex High Weald to make a dream family home. Inspired. by the wooded surroundings he created a garden with plants collected from around the world

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AND Great Chalfield Manor - Wiltshire – Editor's Choice. Our local garden which we visit throughout the seasons


A wonderful hidden gem of a garden in a delightful setting maintained for the National Trust by Patsy Floyd. The gardens surround the property and at the back lead down to a spring fed moat and fishpond. Beautifully maintained roses and colourful borders. Yew Topiary pavilions in the form of houses - but without windows. Late summer borders extend the season into October. The orchard leading down to the lower moat is kept for wild flowers and overall the garden has a calming romantic atmosphere.

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