Gardens to visit in Leicestershire

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Here are some links to gardens to visit, either locally or whist on holiday in Leicestershire. The sites we list include other sites recommending gardens as well as individual gardens.

The gardens listed include gardens which have limited access for people to visit, as well as other gardens open to the public all the year round - so check the opening times of particular gardens before going.

General Open Garden sites

National Gardens Scheme - The Charity behind The Yellow Book of gardens open to The public. Often small and usual gardens open just one or two days a year. The site includes The GardenFinder database for finding gardens to visit.

National Trust - Lists The gardens and property owned by The National Trust in England, Wales or Northern Ireland.

Garden History and Garden Tours - International guide to gardens to visit - includes large number of UK gardens.

British Red Cross Open Gardens programme offers a rare opportunity to explore the secrets of some hidden and private gardens not usually open to the public.

English Heritage - Lists The English Heritage gardens and properties open to The public.

Garden Shows - Diary of gardening shows around The UK.

Please check opening times by website or other contact detail as gardens have their own various opening times.

Gardens to visit in Leicestershire

The Avenue,
Rutland LE15 8AH
Barnsdale Gardens, - The gardens at Barnsdale in Rutland were built by Britain's television gardener Geoff Hamilton over several years for the BBC TV Gardeners' World programme and various other BBC specials. Since Geoff's death in 1996, his gardens have been open to the public and include a nursery of choice and unusual plants, mainly propagated from the gardens.
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