CANTAX HOUSE, LACOCK: A medium-sized garden of colour, pattern and scent straddling the Bide Brook. Designed and maintained by sculptor owner (Deborah van der Beek) for 28yrs; both common and unusual plants including wild flower sports; hornbeam spire, yew castle and other topiary; old orchard wildflower garden and sculpture by owner and friends.RIDLEYS CHEER, CHIPPENHAM: A lovingly created garden by Mr and Mrs Young over 40 years. As they take you round the garden, it is obvious how much time and thought they have put into choosing their plants and trees. The arboretum contains over 4,000 trees with over 38 different forms of oak, beech, tulip trees and maples.A particular feature in May is the magnolias, deutzias and daphnes.
Sir Harold Hillier Garden Hampshire, Winter GardenThe GardensThe award winning Garden is famous the world over. In total it comprises 180 acres, 4 of which are the winter garden. It is one of the largest winter gardens in Europe. Many new plants have been included for interest including 500 cyclamen tubers which were planted as ground cover in one of the beds.The planting features a palette of bark, bold coloured stems, scent and foliage.Since 2014 the garden now holds 14 National Plant Collections.There is a comprehensive visitor centre which Includes a restaurant serving hot & cold food all day. Also a plant centre selling all sorts of plants.The garden is suitable for the less able.