The Formal Gardens

This slightly longer walk stretches 1.5 miles, taking approximately an hour.

Starting at the Water Terraces, follow the signs past the Temple of Diana and Churchill Memorial Garden towards the Rose Garden. 

Turn off here across the South Lawn towards the Secret Garden. Seats are available in the Secret Garden should you wish to rest and enjoy your surroundings; when you’re ready, return past the Italian Garden walkway to the Water Terraces.

Walking shoes are recommended, although the terrain is not difficult. Dogs are not permitted on this walk.

Free walking tours of the Formal Gardens are available daily at 11.00, depending on the weather. Click the button below to find out more.

Formal Gardens walking tour

The Formal Gardens
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