Topiary Gardens in the English Midlands and East Anglia

The following gardens have significant topiary and each are given a score:

TOP-UK Rating. 1 is lowest. 5 is highest.

Alphabetical by name of garden

Gardens below with linked titles have more information and photographs.

Alton Towers, Alton, Staffordshire, ST10 4DB. Yew Avenue on Terrace. TOP-UK 2

Ayscoughfee Hall, Churchgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 2RA. Specimens. TOP-UK 1


Baddesley Clinton, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0DQ. Specimens. TOP-UK 1 More information

Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8AH. Knot gardens. TOP-UK 3

Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 2LS. Specimens. TOP-UK4 More information

Belvoir Castle, Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire, NG32 1PD. Hedging and Specimens. TOP-UK 1

Benthall Hall, Broseley, Shropshire, TF12 5RX. Specimens. TOP-UK 1

Biddulph Grange, Stoke-on-Trent, ST8 7SD. Yew Hedges/Buttressed Hedges and Follies.  TOP-UK 4 More information

Birtsmorton Court, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6JS. Yew Hedges and Specimens. TOP-UK 4

Blickling Hall, Blickling, Norwich, NR11 6NF. Specimens and Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 3

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Canons Ashby, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 3SD. Specimens. TOPUK 3 More information

Stately yew specimen topiary
Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire

Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens, Chester Rd, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, B36 9BT. Box Parterres, Yew Hedging and, Holly Maze. TOP-UK 3

Charlecote Park, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, CV35 9ER. Specimens. TOP-UK 1 More information

Chatsworth House, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1PP. Stilt Hedges, Yew Hedges, Yew Specimens and Large Yew Maze.  TOP-UK 3

Clipsham Yew Tree Avenue, Whitwell Road, Empingham, Oakham, Leicestershire, LE15 8PX. Yew Specimens. TOP-UK 4 More information

Coton Manor Garden, Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, NN6 8RQ. Yew and Holly Hedges. TOP-UK 2

Cottesbrooke Hall, Cottesbrooke, Northamptonshire, NN6 8PF. Yew Specimens. TOP-UK 1

Coughton Court, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5JA. Specimens/Parterre. TOP-UK 3  More information

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Doddington Hall, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 4RU. Specimens. TOP-UK 2
See Doddington Hall Website

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East Ruston Old Vicarage, East Ruston, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 9HN. Box Parterres. TOP-UK 2

Easton Walled Gardens, Easton, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG33 5AP. Yew Hedges and Specimens. TOP-UK 1

Elvaston Castle, Elvaston, Borrowash Road, Derby, DE72 3EP. Yew, Hedges and Parterres. TOP-UK 2

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Felley Priory, Underwood, Nottinghamshire, NG16 5FJ. Knot Gardens. TOP-UK 2

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Grimsthorpe Castle, Grimsthorpe, Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 0LY. Topiary Hedges and Specimens. TOP-UK 1

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Hampton Court Gardens, Nr Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0PN. Yew Maze. TOP-UK 1

Hanbury Hall, Droitwich, Worcestershire, WR9 7EA. Parterre/Specimens. TOP-UK 3 More information

Hardwick Hall, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ. Specimens.  TOP-UK 2 More information

Helmingham Hall, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6EF. Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 2

Hemingford Grey Manor, Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE18 9BN. Specimens. TOP-UK 4

Hergest Croft Gardens, Kington, Herefordshire, HR5 3EG. Yew with Balls and Box in Kitchen Garden. TOP-UK 2

Hodnet Hall Gardens, Hodnet, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3NN. Yew Hedged Room with Yew Specimens. TOP-UK 2 More Information

Holdenby House, Holdenby, Northamptonshire, NN6 8OJ. Yew Summerhouse, Box Specimens. TOP-UK 2

Holkham Hall, Holkham, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk NR23 1AB. Parterres and Specimens. TOP-UK 2

Holme Pierrepoint Hall, Holme Pierrepoint, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG12 2LD. Box Parterre and Specimens. TOP-UK 2

Honington Hall, Shipston-upon-Stour, Warwickshire, CV36 5AA. Hedges. TOP-UK 1

Houghton, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6UE. Large Specimens. TOP-UK 2

How Caple Court, How Caple, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 4SX. Italian Garden with Topiary Specimens. TOP-UK 2

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Ickworth House, Horringer, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5QE. Yew hedges and specimens. Box specimens. TOPUK 3 More Information

Ilmington Manor, Warwickshire, CV36 4LA. Yew Specimens. TOP-UK 3

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Kenilworth Castle, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1NE. Parterre. TOP-UK 2

Kentwell HallLong Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9BA. Pied Piper Hedge, Yew Specimens. TOP-UK 3 More information

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Lamport Hall, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 9HD. Box Trees. TOP-UK 1

The Laskett Gardens, Much Birch, Herefordshire, HR2 8HZ. Hedges and Specimens. TOP-UK 4

Little Malvern Court & Gardens, Little Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 4JN. Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 2

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Melbourne Hall, Melbourne, Derbyshire, DE73 1EN. Yew Tunnel Hedge. TOP-UK 2

Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk,C10 8AH. Specimens. TOPUK 1

The Mill Garden, 55 Mill Street, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4HB9. Box Specimens. TOPUK 1 More information

Moseley Old Hall, Fordhouses, Wolverhampton, WV10 7HY. Box Parterre. TOPUK 4 More information

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New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6QW. Yew Hedges. TOPUK 4 More information

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Overbury Court, Tewksbury, Worcestershire, GL20 7NP. Topiary Specimens. TOPUK 1

Oxburgh Hall, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE33 9PS. Specimens. TOPUK 1

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Packwood House, Lapworth, Solihull, West Midlands, B94 6AT. Massive Yews said to represent the Sermon on the Mount. TOPUK 4 More information

Peckover House, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1JR. Specimens. TOPUK 1

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Renishaw Hall, Renishaw, Near Sheffield, Derbyshire, S21 3WB. Shaped Yew Hedges. TOPUK 4 More Information

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Shakespeare Birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6QW. Specimens/Parterre. TOPUK 2 More information

Shugborough, Milford, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0XB. Specimens. TOP-UK 1

Giant alliums make a spectacular compliment to the topiary in spring
Wenlock Priory

Spetchley Park Gardens, Spetchley, Worcestershire, WR5 1RS. Yew Hedges. TOPUK 3  More information

Somerleyton Hall, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR 32 5QQ. Yew Maze. TOPUK 4

Swannington Manor, Norwich, Norfolk NR9 5NR. Yew Hedges. TOPUK 3

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Warwick House, Easton Lodge, Little Easton, Great Dunmow, CM6 2BB. Hedges. TOPUK 2

Warwick Castle, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU. Yew Parterres and Specimens. TOPUK 2 More information

Wenlock Priory, 5 Sheinton Street, Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13 6HS. Specimens. TOPUK More information

Wightwick Manor, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 8EE. Specimens. TOPUK 3 More information

Witley Court, Great Witley, Worcestershire, WR6 6JT. Box Hedging. TOPUK 1

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