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10 Best Gardens for Family Fun

10 Best gardens For Family Fun
Written by Lottie

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Here’s our favourite gardens for you to explore
Discover plant’s, parks, history and more
Beautiful colours you will see
alongside beautiful butterflies and maybe even a bee! 🐝

Trelissick Garden, Truro, Cornwall

This tranquil garden, which is home to an array of stunning exotic plants and four summerhouses waiting to be explored, is the perfect place to bring your little ones to blow off some steam! Head to The Roundwood Quay, where you can watch the passing wildlife and boats. In the gallery you can discover work from Cornish artists and craftspeople too! Find out more.

Plas Yn Rhiw, Pwllheli, Wales

This organic garden, which is brimming with a variety of plants and is framed by over 1/4 mile of box hedges, is a feast for the senses and is sure to fascinate your mini budding gardeners! In spring you’ll find magnificent magnolias, camellias, rhododendrons, azaleas, daffodils, tulips and so much more! Find out more.

Dunster Castle, Minehead, Somerset

Not only is this fascinating castle a fab visit in itself for little historians, but their gardens alone offer lots to see and do! Pay a visit to The South Terrace, which stems from the Victorian period, to learn all about its microclimate which allows tender plants such as Chusan Palms to grow! Find out more.

Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Cheshire

This beautiful Georgian house, set within a deer park, is the perfect place to bring little ones after a challenge! You can complete a fun quiz, with clues hidden in the beautiful garden, where you’ll be sure to spot lots of interesting wildlife! Find out more.

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Ripon, North Yorkshire

Explore the ruins of this stunning and history rich 12th century abbey, its amazing water garden and deer park, which is home to three different types of cute deer! Kids will also love the play area, which is situated near the Visitor Centre. Find out more.

Scotney Castle, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

This glorious estate is sure to be a hit with little ones looking to brush up on their history! Take a visit to their stunning garden, which is landscaped with many plants, flowers and secret parts to explore. There’s also a Natural Play Trail, Discovery Room and building dens in the Wilderness Camp! Find out more.

Stourhead, Warminster, Wiltshire

Come and see this world famous 18th century landscape garden, which is truly breathtaking with a beautiful lake at its centre and fascinating temples and grottoes to explore! Pay a visit to the house, stunning interiors and interesting history, being one of the first houses built in the fashionable Palladian style. Find out more.

Fenton House and Garden, London

This 17th century house and garden, which is a hidden treasure within London’s bustling streets, offers a retreat for and lots to explore! Discover the Walled Garden, which features a formal lawn and terrace, sunken rose garden, kitchen garden and historic orchard… home to 32 different varieties of apples and pears! Find out more.

Polesden Lacey, Dorking, Surrey

This amazing house and garden, which provides stunning views of the Surrey Hills, is one of the best places to see some snowdrops in spring. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother also spent part of their honeymoon here! You can also spot a sea of bluebells as you walk throughout this gorgeous garden. Find out more.

Mottisfont Abbey and Garden, Romsey, Hampshire

These picturesque gardens are perfect for letting your little ones blow off some steam! Find rivers, see rolling hills and even spot an artist in residence or two working iín one of the studio huts. Kids will love the Wild Play area, as well as the chance to follow a fascinating trail to learn all about Mottisfont’s history. Find out more.

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