Get Travalour for free on Google Play

4 Botanical Gardens to explore in Berkshire

Berkshire

This romantic county is renowned for its connections with the Royal Family, the River Thames meandering along the northern edge and its many beautiful gardens ablaze with colour. Berkshire was recognised by the Queen as the Royal County of Berkshire in 1957 because of the presence of Windsor Castle, and letters patent were issued in 1974.

The Savill Garden
The Savill GardenWick Ln, Englefield Green, Egham TW20 0UJ, UK

The Savill Garden is a garden of beauty and colour where visitors journey through 35 acres of interconnecting gardens. Today the park is perfect for picnics, walking, cycling and horse riding. Our restaurant, The Savill Garden Kitchen is part of this sweeping expanse and overlooks the The Savill Garden. Home to 35 acres of interconnected gardens, located six miles from Windsor Castle, this is a great place for both families and horticulturalists alike to view the changing of the seasons.

The Valley Gardens
The Valley GardensUnited Kingdom

A beautiful greenish 220 acres of botanical garden which has collections of azaleas, camellias, magnolias, and many other spring-flowering shrubs and trees. The Valley Gardens Harrogate is open all year round, 24 hours a day, and with a number of different areas and garden, styles make a relaxing and captivating place to explore.

Welford Park
Welford ParkWelford, Newbury RG20 8HU, UK

Welford Park is a private estate with a fabulous snowdrop collection. They thrive on chalky soil. Parkland and gardens surrounding an elegant Queen Anne manor. The gardens are best known for the Snowdrop Woods, with early flowering snowdrops in bloom through February and early March. The estate opens its grounds to the public every year for about four weeks to enable visitors to see the carpets of snowdrops that line the riverbanks and flow through the nearby woods.

West Green House Garden
West Green House GardenThackham's Ln, West Green, Hook RG27 8JB, UK

West Green House Garden is a unique attraction nestling in a woodland corner of Northern Hampshire. Renowned for its theatricality and colour for all seasons, the surprises range from a chinoiserie chicken pavilion to a restored 18th century walled garden with a striking moongate. This is the gateway to a staircase framed by rills which rises to an unusual folly - the Nymphaeum - designed by the neoclassical architect Quinlan Terry.

Map of Botanical Gardens to explore in Berkshire