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Sites with Plant type / enviroment: Arboretum

  • England , Stoke Newington

    This was the first non-denominational garden cemetery in Europe. The buildings are by William Hosking. The planting, by George Loddiges, included an educational arboretum which still survives in part. The present (1990s) management as a nature reserve is in marked contrast with the highly ornamental, Gardenesque style of the mid-19th-century cemetery, where the only woodland planting was in the perimeter belts.

  • England , Stourport

    The glebe lands attached to Astley Rectory were planted with an arboretum of more than thirty acres during the incumbency of the Reverend W.H. Havergal between 1820 and 1842.

  • Northern Ireland , Dundrum

    This is a garden with an arboretum recently created by the late owner.

  • England , Barnwood, Gloucester, Glos

    The site was originally a private mental asylum which encouraged patients to engage in sports. Vegetables were provided from their own kitchen garden and rare trees were planted to enhance the airing gardens. Following redevelopment many of the trees are now in a public arboretum.

    Plan of Barnwood House Hospital Plan of Barnwood House Hospital

  • England , Moreton-in-Marsh

    Batsford Park covers around 115 hectares. It contains a late-19th-century ornamental Japanese garden and an arboretum of 20 hectares. John Davenport provided a plan for landscape improvements in 1783, although these were not executed.

  • England , Cranbrook

    The National Pinetum at Bedgebury was established as the National Conifer Collection in 1925. It is now recognised as the most complete collection of conifers on one site anywhere in the world. The collection has over 10,000 trees specimens growing across 320 acres (129 hectares); including rare, endangered and historically important specimens. The Pinetum is home to some 91 vulnerable or critically endangered species and five NCCPG National Collections (Yew, Juniper, Thuja, Lawson Cypress and Leyland Cypress) and contains some of the oldest and largest examples of conifers in Britain.

    Part/component of: Bedgebury Park

    Bedgebury National Pinetum Bedgebury National Pinetum

  • England , Cranbrook

    The pinetum at Benenden dates back to the 19th century and features notable trees recorded in the Tree Register of Britain and Ireland.

    Part/component of: Benenden

  • England , Bath

    This feature is the arboretum at the American museum, opened in 1984.

    Part/component of: Claverton Manor

    Claverton Manor, Near Bath. Steps  (2006) Claverton Manor, Near Bath. Steps (2006)

  • England , Morpeth

    Cragside Pinetum is located south west of the house. It has a collection of coniferous trees especially from North America. The floor of the pinetum has recently been taken back to grass allowing for the planting of bulbs and perennials.

    Part/component of: Cragside

    Cragside, Pinetum Cragside, Pinetum

  • England , Derby, Derbyshire

    Derby Arboretum is a public park and arboretum. The park, which occupies about 7.5 hectares, consists of a collection of trees and two open spaces where visitors can enjoy the bandstand and recreational activities. Other features include a children's playground and a wildlife garden.

  • England , Wirral

    Flaybrick Memorial Gardens was originally Flaybrick Cemetery, a municipal cemetery designed by Edward Kemp in 1864. The cemetery was laid out in the Victorian landscape style, with specimen trees, holly and yew lined paths. An extension added in the 1890s is not part of Kemp's design and is much more open. The site is now a memorial garden and being developed as an arboretum.

    Flaybrick Cemetery Chapels Flaybrick Cemetery Chapels

  • England , Suffolk

    The park features open park land with a variety of trees of all ages. Other facilities include sport pitches, Scout facilities and a pond with fishing platforms. The remnants of the old house remain, but it was mostly demolished in the 1920s.

  • England , Ipswich

    There is a series of linked ponds in the centre of the park, from where the water flows into the River Orwell.

  • England , Swettenham, Cheshire

    Features of The Lovell Quinta Arboretum include multiple species of trees and shrubs and avenues.

  • England , Ollerton, Nottinghamshire

    The arboretum was created to commemorate the life of Reg Hookway. Hookway was the first director of the Countryside Commision and played a fundamental role in the creation of Rufford Abbey Country Park. The arboretum contains mostly oak and birch varieties.

    Part/component of: Rufford Abbey Country Park

  • England , Braintree

    Saling Hall has a 17th-century garden of about 5 hectares which was extensively redeveloped in the late-20th century. The site now includes a kitchen garden, walled garden, water garden and a Japanese garden.

  • England , Leicester

    The Arboretum is an attractive open public space on the southern boundary of the City of Leicester. Recreational, botanical, wildlife and historical features make this a popular space. There are over 500 species of trees and a fenced nature area has been planted with native trees and shrubs and a sown wildflower grassland. The southern section of the site below the brook is predominantly grassland, and is managed as meadow or rough mown grass to encourage a species and wild flower diversity. It is surrounded by a Breedon gravel footpath and criss-crossed by a well-developed system of grass paths.

  • England , Southampton

    These are the gardens and arboretum planted by Sir Harold Hillier, plantsman of world-renown, as the grounds of his own home. The Gardens comprise one of England's most comprehensive collections of hardy trees and shrubs and one of the most important plant collections in the world. There are over 42,000 plants across 180 acres, together with Europe's largest Winter Garden.

    Sir Harold Hillier Gardens Autumn Pond Sir Harold Hillier Gardens Autumn Pond

  • England , Exeter

    The site is an arboretum and tree nursery located within the Dartmoor National Park. There are two contrasting areas: a woodland area with shrubs, herbaceous plants, streams and ponds, and an open grassy area with birch copses. The site includes the National Collections of Alder trees and wild-origin Birch trees. During the summer, there is a sculpture exhibition (The Mythic Garden), with over 100 sculptures surrounded by informally-planted trees, perennials and shrubs.

  • England , Truro

    Tregothnan is a landscape park developed in the early-19th century, with formal and woodland gardens of around 25 hectares. These are set within a larger woodland and agricultural estate. The garden is NOT open to the public, but private tours can be arranged. Please see:

    Tregothnan, the gatehouse Tregothnan, the gatehouse