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Topiary Gardens in the North of England

The following gardens have significant topiary and each are given a score:
Topiary in the U. K. Rating. 1 is lowest. 5 is highest.

Alphabetical by name of garden

Gardens listed below with linked titles have more information and photographs.


The Alnwick Garden, Denwick Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1YU. Parterres and Specimens.TOP-UK 4 More information

Arley HallNorthwich, Cheshire, CW9 6NA, Yew and box Specimens. Hedging and Yew Buttresses.TOP-UK 4 More information

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

Birkheads Secret Garden, Hedley Wood, Sunniside, Newcastle on Tyne, NE16 5EL. Yew Specimens. TOP-UK 3 More information

Bramhall Hall, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 3NX. Hedges. TOP-UK 1

Bramham Park, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6ND. Beech Alley. TOP-UK 2

Brodsworth Hall, Brodsworth, South Yorkshire, DN5 7XJ. Clipped Yews and Box Hedging. TOP-UK 2

Broughton Hall, Skipton, West Yorkshire, BD23 3AE. Specimens. TOP-UK 1

Burton Agnes Hall, Driffield, Yorkshire, YO25 0ND. Yew Specimens. TOP-UK 2

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Castle Howard, York, YO60 7DA. Yew Hedging and Parterres. TOP-UK 3 More information

Chillingham Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 5NJ. Parterres. TOP-UK 3

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Dalemain, Near Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 0HB. Knot Garden. TOPUK 2

Duncombe Park, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO6 5EB. Parterres. TOPUK 1

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Elvaston Castle, Borrowash Road, Elvaston, Derbyshire, DE72 3EP. Large and Lumpy Yew Specimens. TOPUK 2

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Greythwaite Hall, Ulverston, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA12 8BA. Yew Specimens. TOPUK 3

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Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1LA. Large Yew Specimens. TOP-UK 2

Harewood House, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS17 9LQ. Box Specimens. TOP-UK 1

Havoc Hall, Oswaldkirk, North Yorkshire, YO62 5XY. Box and Yew Hedges. Knot garden. TOP-UK 4

Herterton House, Hartington, Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 4BN. Small Topiary Garden. TOP-UK 4 More information

Holker Hall, Cark-in-Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7Pl. Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 1

Howick Hall, Northumberland, NE66 3LB. Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 1 More Information

Hutton-in-the-Forest, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9TH. Specimens in Walled Garden. TOP-UK 1

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Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA5 9ST. Maze. TOP-UK 2

Levens Hall, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 0PD. Most Important Topiary Garden in the United Kingdom Laid out in 1694, Many Old Yew Specimens. TOP-UK 5 More information

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

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

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

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Newby Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE. Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 2

Opposite view of the box parterre
Seaton Delaval, Northumberland

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

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

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Peover Hall,
Over Peover, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 9HN. Hedges and Specimens. TOP-UK 4

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Raby Castle, Staindrop, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 3AH. 200 Year Old Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 2

Rufford Old Hall, Rufford, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40 1SG. Small Specimens. TOP-UK 1

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

Sizergh Castle, Sizergh, Near Kendal, Cumbria, LA 8AE. Yew Hedges. TOP-UK 3  More information

Shibden Hall, Lister’s Road, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 6XG. Specimens. TOP-UK 1

Sledmere House, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 3XG. New Knot Garden. TOP-UK 1

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

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

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

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