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Topiary Gardens owned by the National Trust

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 with linked titles have more information and photographs.


Antony House, Torpoint, Cornwall, PL11 2QA, England. Yew specimens. TOP-UK3

Ascott House, Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire, LU7 0PS, England. Hedging. TOP-UK 1

Avebury Manor, High Street, Avebury, Wiltshire, SN8 1RF, England. Box Hedging.  TOP-UK 2

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

Barrington Court, Barrington, Ilminster, TA19 0NQ Somerset, England. Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 2

Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 2LS, England. Specimens. TOP-UK 4 More Information

Beningbrough Hall, Beningbrough, York, YO30 1DD, England. Box and Yew Hedges and Specimens. TOP-UK 2 More information

Benthall Hall, Broseley, Shropshire, TF12 5RX, England. TOP-UK1

Biddulph Grange, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST8 7SD, England. Yew Hedging and Buttresses. TOPUK 4 More information

Blickling Hall, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 6NF, England. Hedges. TOP-UK 1

Bodnant Gardens, Tal-y-Cafn,Conwy,LL28 5RE, Wales. Hedges. TOP–UK 1 More information

Bodysgallen Hall Hotel, The Royal Welsh Way, Llandudno, LL30 1RS, North Wales. Yew Hedges and Parterres. TOP-UK 4 More information

Buckland Abbey, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 6EY, England. Specimens.TOP-UK1

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Canons Ashby, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 3SD, England. Yew Specimens. TOP-UK 3 More information

Castle Drogo, Castle Drogo Drive, Drewsteignton, Exeter, Devon EX6 6PB, England. Yew hedges TOP-UK 2

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

Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1PS, England. Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 3

Chastleton House, Chastleton, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Oxfordshire, GL56 0SU, England. Yew Topiary Garden. TOP-UK 4 More information

Chirk Castle, Chirk, Clwyd, LL14 5AF, Wales. Yew Hedges.TOP-UK 3 More information

Clandon Park, West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, England, GU4 7RQ. Hedges and Parterres. TOP-UK 3

Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 0JA, England. Hedges. TOP-UK 3

Cotehele, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6TE, England. Specimens.  TOP-UK 1

The Courts, Holt, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14, 6RR, England. Specimens. TOP-UK 1

Box parterre
Charlecote Park, Warwickshire

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Dyrham Park, Dyrham, Chippenham, Gloucestershire, SN14 8ER, England. Formal 18th Century Garden with Parterres. TOP-UK 2

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Erddig, Wrexham, Clwyd, LL13 0YT, Wales. Specimens. TOP-UK 2 More Information

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Great Chalfield Manor, Meltsham, Wiltshire, SN2 8NJ, England. Specimens. TOP-UK 1

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Ham House, Richmond, London, TW10 7RS, England. Specimens. TOP-UK 2

Hanbury Hall, Droitwich, Worcestershire, WR9 7EA, England. Box Parterres. TOP-UK 3 More information

Hardwick Hall, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ, England. Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 2 More information

Hardy‚Äôs Cottage, Higher Bockhampton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8QJ, England. Hedges. TOP-UK 1

Hatchlands Park, East Clandon, Giuildford, Surrey, GU4 7RT, England. Hedges.  TOP-UK 1

Hidcote Manor, Hidcote Bartrim, near Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6LR, England. Yew and Box Hedging and Specimens. TOP-UK 5 More information

Hinton Ampner, Bramdean, Alresford, Hampshire SO24 0LA, England. Hedges/Specimens. TOP-UK 4 More information

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

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Kingston Lacy,Wimborne Minster, Dorset, BH21 4EA, England. Box Specimens. TOP-UK 2

Knightshayes, Bolham, Tiverton, Devon, EX15 7RQ, England. Yew Hedging. TOP-UK 5 More information

Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 0RP, England. Yew Specimens, Box Hedges TOP-UK 2

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Lanhydrock, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 5AD, England. Hedges. TOP-UK 3

Little Moreton Hall, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4SD, England. Box Knot Garden. TOP-UK 3 More information

Lyme Park, Disley, Cheshire, SK12 2NX, England. Grand Yew Parterre.> TOP-UK 3

Lytes Carey Manor,Charlton Mackrell, Somerton, Somerset, TA11 7HU, England. TOP-UK 3

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Melford Hall, Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 9AH, England. TOP-UK 1

Middlethorpe Hall, Bishopthorpe Road, York, YO23 2GB, England. Box Parterres and Yew Specimens.TOP-UK2

Montacute, Montacute, Nr Yeovil, Somerset, TA15 6XP, England. Specimens. TOP-UK 3

Moseley Old Hall, Fordhouses, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 7HY, England. Box Parterres. TOP-UK 4 More information

Mottisfont Abbey, Mottisfont, Romsey, Hampshire, SO510LP, England. Specimens. TOP-UK 3

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Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Yorkshire, YO62 5UY, England. Specimens.> TOP-UK 1

Nymans, Handcross, Near Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RS17 6EB, England. Yew Hedging and Specimens. TOP-UK 3 More information

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Ormesby Hall, near Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS7 9AS, England. Specimens. TOP-UK 1

Oxburgh Hall, near Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE33 9PS, England. TOP-UK 1

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Packwood House, Lapworth, Warwickshire, B94 6AT, England. Yew Specimens and Hedging. TOP-UK 4 More information

Peckover House, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1JR, England. TOP-UK 1

Plas Newyd, Llanfairpwll, Anglesey, LL61 6DQ, Wales. Hedging. TOP-UK 1

Plas-yn-Rhuw, Rhiw, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 8AB, Wales. TOP-UK 1

Polesden Lacy, Great Bookham, near Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6BD, England. Yew Specimens. TOP-UK 1

Powis Castle, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF, Wales. Giant Yew Hedging. TOP-UK 4 More information

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Seaton Deleval Hall, Seaton Sluice, Whitley Bay, Northumberland, NE26 4QR, England. Parterre and Hedges. TOP-UK 3 More information

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

Sissinghurst Castle, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 2AB, England. TOP-UK 3 More information

Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, Near Kendal, Cumbria, LA 8AE, England. Yew Hedges and Specimens. TOP-UK More information

Snowshill Manor, Snowshill, Gloucestershire WR12 7JU. England. Yew Specimens.  TOP-UK 1

Speke Hall, The Walk, Speke, Liverpool, Merseyside, L24 1XD, England. TOP-UK 1

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Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 6QN, England. Yew Specimens. TOP-UK 3 More information

Tintinhull House, Tintinhull, near Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 9PZ, England. Yew Specimens. TOP-UK 3 More information

Tredegar House, Newport, Gwent, NP10 8YW, Wales. Box Parterres and Specimens. TOP-UK 2

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Waddeson Manor, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0JH, England. Parterre, Hedges and Specimens.  TOP-UK 3 More information

The giant yews on first terrace were planted around 1680 forming the clumps we see today
Powis Castle, Powys

Wallington, Cambo, near Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 4AR, England. Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 1 More information

Westbury Court, Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire, GL14 1PD, England. Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 4 More information

West Green House, Thackham’s, Thackham’s Ln, West Green, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, RG27 8JB, England. Parterres and Specimens.  TOP-UK 3

Westwood Manor, near Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2AF, England. Yew Hedges and Specimens. TOP-UK 4

Wightwick Manor, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, WV6 8EE, West Midlands, England. Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 3 More information

Woolbedding Gardens, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9RR, England. Box Specimens and Hedges. TOP-UK 3

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