If you’re looking for a fun activity this Spring, these gardens are perfect for you! They offer a great chance to get outside and take in some natural beauty. Whether you’re looking for a peaceful walk or an exciting outing with the whole family, these gardens are sure to please!
Goodnestone Park Gardens
Located in southeast Kent, Goodnestone Park Gardens are some of the most beautiful and peaceful gardens in the region. They’re located in the heart of rural England, so they’re far away from any noisy cities if you’re looking for a serene escape from the everyday hustle and bustle. The garden also has a unique connection to the famed author Jane Austen!
Penshurst Place & Gardens
Penshurst Place and Gardens are fun for the whole family! If you have other family members or young grandchildren visiting, a trip to Penshurst Place is sure to provide them with many fond memories. The garden features a wide variety of family-friendly events and workshops throughout the year. Other great activities include the Toy Museum, woodland trail, and adventure playground.
Riverhill Himalayan Gardens
The Riverhill Himalayan Gardens are located near Sevenoaks, Kent. One of these gardens’ best feature are the beautiful carpets of bluebells you can find in the woodland each Spring. Later in the season you can see a gorgeous selection of rhododendrons and azaleas. There you can also find a selection of rare and ancient trees.
Children will also love the gardens. They feature an adventure playground and a fun hedge maze. There’s also more, including den building in the woods and the Riverhill Yeti who occasionally makes an appearance.
The Salutation Gardens
If you’re a lover of all things botanical, the Salutation Gardens can’t be missed. These gardens were designed back in 1912 by Sir Edwin Lutyens. They’re divided into a series of rooms. Although they all share a theme, each garden room has a unique purpose. This produces a feeling of a constantly unfolding space. Each room features something new and beautiful. The gardens are constantly evolving as the seasons go by. If you go frequently you’ll see how the long-term projects slowly become more complete over time.
Spring is the perfect time to visit these gardens. Enjoy the sunshine, fresh air, and beautiful flowers.