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  • Scotland , Western Isles

    Raasay House is a high quality 18th-century designed landscape exploiting its picturesque location and incorporating later 19th-century walks set with antiquarian incidents.

  • England , Darlington

    Raby Castle is a medieval deer park and woodland, developed as a landscape park in the 18th century. The site now covers some 230 hectares, with enclosed formal gardens of four hectares. Features include a walled garden, yew hedges and an ornamental pond.

  • England , Bathwick

    Raby Gardens is a communal garden for Raby Place, built in the early-19th century. The gardens presumably date from the same time.

  • England , Ashbourne, Derbyshire

    Radbourne Hall, an 18th-century country house, is situated within an extensive park. The landscaping is by WIlliam Emes.

  • England , Greater London

    Radcliffe Gardens is woodland with paths and iron gate posts surviving from the landscape garden and estate surrounding Barrow Hedges, a mansion built in c.1850.

  • Northern Ireland , Crossgar, County Down

    A demesne for a house from 1667 rebuilt in the 1950s. There is a maintained garden at the house sloping steeply beyond terraced lawns to a pond, a cultivated partly-walled garden with a glasshouse and an obelisk of 1864.

  • England

    Research on this landscape is underway and will be added as soon as it is available.

    Radley, Ordnance Survey map published in 1886 Radley, Ordnance Survey map published in 1886

  • England , Greater London

    Radnor Gardens is a remnant of one of the many substantial C18th properties that lined the riverside. In the gardens is a rare Northern Catalpa and a weeping willow believed to be the first planted. A war memorial with bronze statue of a soldier is in the south of the park near the river.

  • England , Folkestone

    Radnor Park was donated to Folkestone for use as a recreation ground by the Earl of Radnor in 1886. Features include a mock-Tudor lodge, extensive flower beds, tree avenues and a boating lake. It is unclear whether the park is still used as recreation ground.

  • England , Greater London

    The garden was re-designed in 2006/7 with improved play and recreation facilities, and new landscaping, and re-opened in July 2008. The inclusive playground was developed in consultation with children from Richard Cloudesley School.

  • England , Banbury

    The site is an mid-18th-century landscape garden around an 18th-century Gothic revival house, owned and improved by Sanderson Miller. The gardens occupy about 80 hectares (45 hectares registered). Features include woodland with walks and ornamental structures.

  • Scotland , Moffat

    Raehills is set dramatically on high grass terraces overlooking a loch. Kinmel Water flows through the 18th-century parkland with its additional 19th-century plantings. There is a woodland garden with conifers and rhododendrons, and woodland and streamside walks. A small area of formal rose garden remains near the house and the lozenge-shaped walled garden has a dividing wall decorated with turrets.

    Raehills, the house from the east Raehills, the house from the east

  • England , Chichester

    RAF Tangmere Garden of Remembrance commemorates more than 200 people, some service personnel and some museum volunteers. Each is remembered with an individual plaque. Planting and commemorative benches are also featured.

  • England , Woodhall Spa

    Within this memorial garden is a single propeller blade placed upright, with a curved wall of remembrance behind it. Against the front of the wall are four brick-edged flower beds, each featuring a different squadron badge.

  • England , Aylsham

    The main focus of this memorial garden is the stone of remembrance, in black marble and shaped like a Hurricane windscreen. Six cherry trees commemorate the dead of a coach accident in Germany in 1983, and four benches are dedicated to different squadrons.

  • England , Lincoln

    Next to Skellingthorpe Heritage Room, in the centre of the village is a granite memorial situated in a small memorial garden. This site commemorates those who served and died flying from R.A.F. Skellingthorpe during World War 2.

  • England , Lewes, East Sussex

    The Italian-style garden was created by Frances Wolseley. It features a grass walk, water garden, piazza, orchard and market garden.

  • Wales , Usk

    At Raglan Castle the layout of a 16th- and early 17th-century garden survives. The terraced gardens were among the most sophisticated of their day in the country. Originally the gardens included a lake in the valley bottom and a formal water parterre. A raised bowling green and a moat walk survive.

  • England , Alcester

    Ragley Hall is situated within an 18th-century landscape park by Lancelot Brown, covering about 340 hectares. Late-19th-century formal gardens by Robert Marnock lie adjacent to the Hall. Features include formal gardens, a rose garden and a woodland walk.

    Ragley Hall, historic view Ragley Hall, historic view

  • Northern Ireland , Lisburn

    This was a walled town garden with ornamental and productive planting from 1961. The site has since been redeveloped and the garden is now lost.