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Private Gardens in the UK 

Alnwick Garden Project - The Duchess of Northumberland's dream of transforming a derelict, 12-acre walled garden into the most magnificent garden created anywhere in Europe in the last 100 years.

Althorp - Flash holder page for site devoted to the Spencer family ancestral home and garden, where Diana, Princess of Wales was laid to rest in September 1997.

Andy's Garden - Photographs of Andy Mabbett's Birmingham garden.

Ascog Fernery - Restored 19th-century fernery on Isle of Butte in the Clyde Estuary.

Birds in a Cheshire Garden - Lovely appreciation of small wild garden in Wilmslow, Cheshire.

Brownhill House Garden - Virtual tour of garden created on exposed 45-degree slope in Ruyton XI Towns near Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Cormaic's Flower Garden and URG Links - Details of Cormaic's garden in Culcheth, near Warrington, and links to URG (uk.rec.gardening) FAQs and resources.

CreativeGardens (Jane Hollis) - English gardening page, garden tour, planting plans, articles

Dovecote - History of Cobham, Surrey garden which forms part of the original estate belonging to the noted Victorian gardener, Theresa Earle; with virtual tour.

An English Country Garden - Descriptive tour of Mandy Alford's Dorset garden, with a list of the herbaceous plants, some recipes, garden task notes for each month of the year, and what's happening in the garden month by month.

Evenwood - Handsome personal site documenting the owner's much-loved garden near Cambridge.

The Fort Amynthas Gardens - Details of Kay and Edward Easton's garden, with in-depth coverage of earthworms.

Gardening and Wildlife - Month-by-month chronicle of Terry Thornton's Northern England garden.

Graham's Paradise Garden - Graham Leatherbarrow's urban cottage-style garden in Stockport (near Manchester) and site devoted to town & city gardening, gardening in a small space, urban wildlife & the green movement.

Great Dixter Garden - Christopher Lloyd's garden in East Sussex, originally designed by Edward Lutyens, is an example of cottage gardening on a larger scale

Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden - Single page with photograph on an exotic display of sculpture and ceramics in a romantic woodland water-garden setting.

Hodsock Priory Gardens - Owners of this 800-acre estate near Blyth, Nottinghamshire open their extensive woodlands for public walks during snowdrop season in February; site, though still under construction, has inspiring photographs with drifts of snowdrops.

Just Another Patch of Ground - Lovingly documented north London garden.

Kev Sykes' Garden - Gardening paradise tips and hints for gardeners and cat owners.

Knebworth House, Gardens and Park - Extensive gardens dating back to the 17th century include a sunken garden, rose garden, herb garden, maze, wildflower meadows and woodland walk, near Stevenage, Hertfordshire

The National Gardens Scheme - Publishers of Gardens of England and Wales Open For Charity (the Yellow Book), the definitive guide to private gardens open to the public, offers a Garden Finder for searching their database.

Newby Hall and Gardens - Virtual tour via QuickTime VR panoramas of Yorkshire gardens originally designed in the 18th century by Peter Aram.

Pencarrow House & Historic Gardens - Famous Georgian house still owned and lived in by the Molesworth-St. Aubyn family, near Wadebridge, Cornwall.

Pine Lodge Gardens - 30-acre estate at Cuddra, near St. Austell, Cornwall, which consists of a number of different gardens and houses the national collection of grevillea; open to the public at selected times.

The Prince of Wales - Highgrove - Prince Charles' approach to developing a garden at his home near Tetbury in Gloucestershire.

Rosemarie's Web Site - The Gardening Pages - Pictures and text describing the redesign and progress of a graden in Ashton near Saffron Walden.

The Small Gardens Homepage - Graham Hughes' London garden and rough guide to creating, caring for and enjoying small gardens.

Sutton Park - Virtual tour and information about Georgian home, gardens and woodland park of Sir Reginald and Lady Sheffield near York, its opening times and tours.

The uk.rec.gardening Web Ring - Provides a simple and user-friendly way for 'urglers' (participants in uk.rec.gardening) to look at each others' gardens via the Web.

The Weekend Gardener - Nick Walch's garden site hosts a seed exchange bulletin board