Gardens to Visit
Chillingham A 12th-century Castle, castle Chillingham, surrounded Alnwick,by beautiful Northumberlandgardens, lakes NE66 and 5NJ. woodlands. The chance to see a wide variety of wildlife, including deer, red squirrels and a herd of wild cattle.
Knightshayes Court, Tiverton, Bolham, Devon EX16 7RQ. The arboretum and woods are glowing with colour at this time of year. Other attractions include a Victorian walled kitchen garden, quirky topiary and the famous garden in the woods.
Ness Botanic Gardens, Neston Road, Little Neston, Cheshire CH64 4AY. Created from 1898 by the Liverpool cotton merchant, Arthur Kilpin Bulley, who was a passionate plant collector. It is now home to the national collection of rowans with over 500 varieties which are spectacular in autumn.