Did you know that England has the most beautiful gardens in the entire world? Yep, you got that right…now we know why they’re called English gardens! Although there are many to see, these are three you can absolutely not miss!
The Gardens Of Hampton Court Castle
705 acres of untouched parkland and 60 acres of formal gardens…sounds enchanting, right? Hampton Court in England is home to this dream come true, including the oldest puzzle maze in the world and a record-breaking grape vine…sign us up! The 60 acres of gardens are made up of numerous smaller gardens, each boasting a different theme. This site is one for sore eyes, and is a must whenever you visit England. Get ready for spectacular beauty, colors and nature all wrapped up into one.
Compton Acres is truly special because it is made up of 5 gardens, all differing from one another. The gardens are all connected via a circular path, don’t worry…you won’t miss a thing! The landscape designers laid the gardens out in this manner for this specific reason. The 5 gardens are The Japanese Garden, The Wooded Valley, The Italian Garden, The Rock & Waters Garden and The Heather Garden. Located in Poole, England, on the southern coast of the country, the magnificent gardens leave visitors in awe, the bold and bright colors, captivating.
Levens Hall & Gardens
Have you ever visited a garden laid out over 300 years prior? Levens Hall in Great Britain is located beside the Kent River, it’s grounds meticulously preserved, standing the test of time. The 12 acres of gardens are made up of over 30,000 flowers, in addition to willow labyrinths, a rose garden, fountain garden, wildflower meadows and a wild willow maze. Most visitors go to visit the box and yew topiary characters, the unique feature absolutely awe-inspiring.
English gardens are best known for their exotic plantings, dreamy gazebos, enchanting ponds, and their use of balance and symmetry. When you get around to visiting England, be sure to hit these stops…after Big Ben of course!