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Top garden recommendations from locals

Park
“Kensington Gardens, once the private gardens of Kensington Palace, are among the Royal Parks of London. The gardens are shared by the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and sit immediately to the west of Hyde Park, in western central London. The gardens cover an area of 270 acres”
  • 171 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Just 5 minutes by car and great for families with lots of activities being held daily during summer months. Check out their website for current activities ”
  • 298 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. An internationally important botanical research and education institution, it employs 1,100 staff. Its board of trustees is chaired by Dame Amelia Fawcett.”
  • 286 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“The famous enlarged glass dome of 20 Fenchurch Street is dedicated to three storeys of exquisitely landscaped public gardens and London's most exclusive social spaces, including observation decks and an open air terrace. Sky Garden also houses restaurants Darwin Brasserie, Fenchurch Seafood Bar & Grill and Sky Pod Bar.”
  • 128 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Located in Glasnevin, County Dublin, the National Botanic Gardens are noted for their fine plant collections holding more than 15,000 plant species and cultivars from a variety of habitats from around the world. The gardens are famous for their exquisitely restored and planted glasshouses, notably the Turner Curvilinear Range and the Great Palm House, both recipients of the Europa Nostra award for excellence in conservation architecture. Visitors can enjoy such features as the herbaceous borders, rose garden, the alpine yard, the pond area, rock garden and arboretum.”
  • 113 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“What is it? A green haven in the south of the city. Why go? Spread over almost 250 acres, this Grade I-listed park offers an abundance of luxuriant green space. Kids will love the huge playground, while those with a hankering for horticulture can explore the Victorian Palm House, home to Liverpool’s fab botanical gardens. Caves, waterfalls... it’s like being on another continent altogether.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Zoo
“Bristol Zoo Gardens is the fifth oldest zoo in the world and is a fantastic place to visit for adults and children. The zoo is part of Bristol Zoological Society, a conservation and education charity, which runs and operates Bristol Zoo Gardens and the Wild Place Project. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“This isn't just a park, but it is in a stunning stunning setting! Beautiful to go for the day and picnic or to visit the historic house”
  • 68 locals recommend
Garden
“It's a public garden that sells coffee, beer and pizza. Sometimes you can find DJs playing. ”
  • 119 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“One of two RHS gardens in England. Glasshouse, adventure playground, tea room, vast beautiful gardens.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Horticulturally significant collections can be seen at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden and it is a great place for families to spend time together and explore.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“The YSP offers an amazing opportunity to enjoy unique sculptures by renowned artists in this country park setting. Great facilities including cafes and workshops.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“In a beautiful, sheltered valley overlooking St Michael’s Mount; the woods, stream and dramatic vistas provide the perfect setting for large-scale exotic and sub-tropical planting at Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens in Cornwall. Interwoven with the planting is an evolving programme of contemporary artwork by internationally renowned artists such as James Turrell, David Nash and Richard Long, who have interacted with the setting to create site-specific permanent work that harmonise with the landscape.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Incredible unusual plants. Great day out for all. About 1 hours drive away.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Garden
“Beautiful gardens to inspire! A must for garden lovers! Good cafe and plant centre”
  • 55 locals recommend
Garden
“Lovely park with playground, lake, Japanese gardens and family friendly cafe ”
  • 62 locals recommend