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From estates to manor gardens, Northamptonshire offers breathtaking private gardens large & small, with typically English backdrops. Fabulous views & tea rooms too.

  • Boughton House, famous for its internationally renowned art collection, has been home to the Buccleuch family’s ancestors since 1528. The Tudor Manor House, built by Sir Edward Montague, was transformed around 1700 by...
  • Castle Ashby is the ancestral home of the 7th Marquess of Northampton. Wander through its gardens, open 365 days of the year, and you are taking a walk through history. Set in the heart of a 10,000-acre estate, the 35 acres of...
  • Corby Boating Lake is a lovely facility at the heart of the town. The lake can boast a wide range of geese, ducks, water fowl and the residential swans. The recent environmental project has improved fishing stocks. There are...
  • The ten acre garden was originally laid out in 1925 by the grandparents of the present owner. Luxuriant borders will delight the plant enthusiast while everyone will enjoy the charm and special atmosphere of the garden, with...
  • The Hall remains the much loved family home of the Macdonald-Buchanan family. This is quite apparent when you tour around as you will see family portraits by some exceptional artists, which makes a visit to this house a truly...
  • Deene Park is very much a home, open for house and garden visits during public Open Days. The personal touches, mementos and family collections make this one of the most comfortable and charming Country Houses to visit. ...
  • East Carlton Countryside Park is situated on the edge of the beautiful Welland Valley. The Heritage Centre in the converted coach house and stables houses a display featuring the history of Corby and the development of the iron...
  • Haddonstone has offices and manufacturing facilities in the UK and USA. Haddonstone is a unique form of cast limestone that matures and weathers like natural stone. The head office is in East Haddon, Northamptonshire, England...
  • Once Elizabethan England’s largest and most glittering house, Holdenby subsequently became the Palace and then the prison of Charles 1. Today the house incorporates a wing of the old Palace and is surrounded by stunning...
  • Kelmarsh Hall is an elegant Palladian house built in 1732 to a James Gibbs design and set in beautiful gardens with views over the surrounding parkland. The former home of society decorator Nancy Lancaster, the “doyenne...
  • A Tudor founder, blind book collector, wayward 17th century grand tourist, eccentric Victorian, Hollywood actor, commanding wives and dedicated daughters. As the home for the Isham family for over four centuries the history of...
  • Tucked away in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside lies a mysterious house and garden, a remarkable example of Renaissance design and craftsmanship.  Begun by Sir Thomas Tresham in 1595 but never completed, Lyveden...
  • Our NGS year starts in February and has openings every month untill November, giving a glimpse of gardens through the season.
  • The building comes as a wonderful surprise. Leaving the public road which runs from Stoke Bruerne north east, following the sign posts, you wend your way down a long drive which eventually comes to an end at the tree covered...
  • Sulgrave Manor, the Ancestral Home of George Washington, stands for a legacy of friendship between the United States and the United Kingdom. The Tudor manor contains the largest collection of George Washington memorabilia in...
  • These quintessentially English country gardens are set within a very pretty Northamptonshire village location. The privately owned gardens still retain a timeless and tranquil feel. They include: long deep borders, a gravel border...
  • The manor is one of the hidden gems of Northamptonshire. Over eight hundred years old and with a huge history dating back to the Viking period, it offers a fascinating insight into Medieval England. Built on the site of one of...
  • Thenford Aboretum park and gardens contain an impressive and Nationally important collection of rare plants and trees totalling around 3,500 different species. There are three large lakes and many smaller ponds, including three...
  • Titchmarsh is a fabulous ever-evolving family garden which covers around 4 acres. Over 45 years the space has grown and adapted to the needs of the owner’s growing family. Plant-lovers and keen gardeners will love the stunning...

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