5 Beautiful Gardens To Visit In The UK
Looking for a glorious garden to explore on a day out or staycation? Let me tell you about five beautiful gardens to visit in the UK.
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When you look at something beautiful, you automatically feel happier and gardens are positive spaces of natural beauty that can make anyone happy. Britain is home to countless gardens that are open for visitors to enjoy. If you want to witness the real beauty of these gardens then plan your visit during the summer months.
Here is a list of 5 beautiful gardens that you should visit if you are exploring the UK:
1. Stourhead Garden, Wiltshire, England
With the cooling presence of the lake, shady pathways under magnificent tree canopies, and even a hidden grotto to discover, Stourhead’s garden is the perfect place to while away a summer’s day.
2. Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, Scotland
The Rock Garden in Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is one of the finest botanic gardens in the world. A pleasure for all the family, the Garden offers fantastic views of the capital’s skyline, featuring Edinburgh Castle, and is located just a mile from the city centre. Visitors can discover its fascinating history, which dates back 350 years, learn about its plantings and walk around 72 acres of beautiful, awe-inspiring landscape.
3. Levens Hall, Cumbria, England
Located at the gateway to the Lake District National Park, 5 miles south of Kendal in Cumbria, Levens Hall has grown from a stark, imposing Pele Tower built c1250-1300, into a warm and welcoming family home.
home to the world’s oldest topiary gardens and centre of a thriving 9,500-acre agricultural estate which provides much of the produce for Levens Kitchen. Whether you are visiting as an individual, a couple, a family or part of a group, you will find plenty to do and see here.
4. Kew Gardens, London, England
Founded in 1840, The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew is one of the most extensive and important botanical gardens in the world, housing the “largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections” around the globe. A stunning sanctuary less than 30 minutes from central London.
5. Bodnant Gardens, Conwy, Wales
Bodnant Garden is a National Trust property near Tal-y-Cafn, Conwy, Wales, overlooking the Conwy Valley towards the Carneddau mountains. Founded in 1874 and developed by five generations of one family, it was given to the National Trust in 1949.
Discover one of the finest rose gardens in Wales. Originally created in the early 1900s, the two rose terraces were restored in recent years. Over 1,500 plants now fill the terrace beds, including many of David Austin’s fragrant English roses, while hundreds more climbing roses smother garden walls and pergolas in fragrant blooms during summer.
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