Garden trails



The trails take 30 minutes to an hour


The Gardens

Ticketing information

Included in admission.

Included in all admission tickets (members go free)

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Garden trails

Enjoy seasonal highlights, wildlife, history and Instagram views in our garden summer trails.

Collect a trail from the admissions desk on arrival.

Garden Highlights Tour

Our Head Gardner, Claire Woods takes you on a one-way route round our summer highlights and Instragrammable views! She has selected some of her favourite plants to look out for and top seasonal tips.

The garden walk is approximately 2.1km and takes 30 minutes.

Download a gardens highlights trail map (PDF)

Explorer's trail

Find hidden spaces, secret corners and spot wildlife on our gardens and lake walk. 

Short loop 2.7km
Long loop 3.1km

Download an Explorer's trail (PDF)