Take in impressive greenery
Get snap happy among the greenery in Britain’s beautiful gardens, or simply soak up the lush surroundings.
Sir Harold Hillier Gardens
Make the most of the spring sunshine with a trip to the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, a world-renowned garden arboretum in Ampfield.
Home to the UK’s largest collection of Champion Trees (the biggest, rarest or oldest of their kind), the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens also gives you the chance to explore the Acer Valley, an atmospheric valley of Japanese maples., If you’re with kids, stop by the children’s education garden which was unveiled by none other than Sir David Attenborough.
45 minutes drive from the hotel
Easton Walled Gardens
Wind your way through the Easton Walled Gardens – owned and managed by the Cholmeley family since 1561 – and enjoy the season of blossoming flowers.
The garden has been nurtured back to life over the years and now you can stroll through the bug-and-bird-friendly long grasses in the meadows and see where heritage meets modernity in the White Space Garden.
Once you’ve explored the gardens, you can stop for a refreshing cup of tea and some delicious cake in the Applestore tearoom.
22 minutes from the hotel
Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Travel through the Tree Trail that leads you through the Gardens and Arboretum, or little visitors will love the Minibeasts, Birds and Trees of the Botanics Trail. .
The Gardens are open 7am-dusk all year, with the glasshouses open 10am – 6pm.
25 minute drive from the hotel
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