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Featured Somerset Gardens

Near Langport, 2 miles north of South Petherton A garden created by the late Margery Fish around a stone manor house. The informal garden has been restored and has the National Collection of hardy geraniums (cranesbill). The plants almost obscure the winding paths.
Hatch Court
Hatch Court is now closed to the public
Hestercombe House Gardens
4 miles north-east of Taunton 50 acres of Grade I listed gardens created over three centuries with 20th century formal gardens and a Georgian pleasure ground. Designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and planted by Gertrude Jeykll, it features terraces and iris-fringed pools,as well as an orangery and circular garden.
Lower Severalls
1.5 miles north-east of Crewkerne on A30 Lower Severalls is a 2 acre garden surrounding an old farmhouse. The cottage garden has been developed over the last 25 years, with a herb garden, mixed borders and island beds. Plants for sale in the nursery.
Milton Lodge Gardens
0.5 mile north of Wells off A39 Grade II listed gardens on the slopes of the Mendip Hills , views of Wells Cathedral and the Vale of Avalon. Terraced gardens, with mixed shrubs, old fashioned roses, numerous climbers, herbaceous plants and ground cover. Milton Lodge Gardens also contains a 7 acre arboretum.
Tintinhull Gardens
5 miles north-west of Yeovil Gardens around a small mansion, once a farm house. The formal, 20th century gardens are owned by the National Trust and is divided into a series of outdoor rooms linked by steps. The garden has lawns, a fountain pond, and a pool with classical loggia and the terracotta pots.
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