What's in Bloom

Seasonal Highlights of the Gardens


  • Japanese Garden cherry blossom
  • Rhododendrons and Azaleas April-June
  • Italian Garden with Polyanthus
  • Daffodils and tulips
  • Seasonal display in the show house
  • Handkerchief trees: May
  • Bluebells in the Arboretum: May




  • Summer flowering borders
  • Rose Garden which is at its best June to August
  • Kitchen Garden with abundance of summer fruits
  • Container displays of summer flowering annuals





  • Japanese Garden particularly for the Maples (Acer cultivars) in October and November
  • Arboretum where the Conifers look particularly stunning
  • Autumn colour throughout the garden particularly the Beeches (Fagus sylvatica), Ironwood (Parrotia persica) and Snowdrop Tree (Styrax japonica)





  • Tree skeletons backlit by a winter sky
  • Japanese Garden in the snow
  • Seek out the greenery in the heated Fernery