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lovely 20

acres of Grade 1

gardens are listed

in the book “1001 Gardens

you Must See

Before You



Elizabethan Garden

This was replanted in 1980 by Rosemary Verey, copying the shape of the original Palace plateau garden and using only plants available in 1580.

Elizabethan Garden Image

Tous Tous border

This border was named after a pet dog, which is buried in the garden. The 1980 replanting was started by Rosemary Verey and completed by Rupert Golby as a fragrant border.

Tous Tous border Image

Pond Garden

Designed by Rupert Golby, this features two annual plantings of spring and summer plants.

Pond Garden Image

King Charles's Walk

Where Charles took exercise during his imprisonment; he was a brisk walker and Lord Pembroke (his keeper), had difficulty keeping up with him.

King Charles's Walk Image

Silver Border

This border houses the owner’s ever-growing collection of silver-leafed plants.

Silver Border Image

Kitchen Garden

Still used to grow vegetables, fruit and cut flowers for the House.

Kitchen Garden Image

Elizabethan Pond

Constructed between 1583 & 1587 as part of the original Elizabethan garden, it was restored in 2016.

Elizabethan Pond Image


One of the two Base Court arches to the Palace, dated 1583.

Arches Image