The Subtropical Gardens were voted Our favourite Garden by the Daily Telegraph Readers are amongst the best in England.
Covering 30 acres this grade one listed garden is famous for its camellias, Rhododendrons, Hydrangeas and its wonderful exotic atmosphere.
In September 2008 Alan Titchmarsh wrote in BBC Gardeners World ONE OF THE FINEST GARDENS I HAVE EVER VISITED.
Established in 1765 the gardens have been the site of many plant introductions to this country. The first camellias introduced to Great Britain in 1792 are now magnificent tree groves!