Sites with Plant type / enviroment: Coastal garden
Scotland , Kyle of Lochalsh
The designed landscape of Balmacara House lies on an unspoilt coastal site. The woodland garden associated with Lochalsh House contains a collection of rhododendrons and acid-loving shrubs under a canopy of largely deciduous trees. The estate is run as a highland crofting estate.
England , Clacton-on-Sea
Clacton Seafront Gardens is a series of interlinked public gardens, originally laid out in 1921 and refurbished in 1997. Features include a sunken garden, a Mediterranean garden and a rose garden. The site occupies about 0.5 hectares.
England , Felixstowe
The Cliff Gardens and Town Hall Gardens in Felixstowe are a series of seafront gardens. They comprise early-20th-century promenades and gardens mostly associated with the Spa Pavilion, and the pleasure grounds of a hotel donated in the mid-20th century.
Wales , Vale of Glamorgan
Despite modern additions, the Italian Gardens, Penarth remains a well-preserved Edwardian-style public urban garden in a fine setting on the sea front. The garden was designed principally as a rock garden and retains its original layout and structural planting.
England , Blackpool
This site is a late-19th and early-20th century municipal seaside promenade, laid out on the site of former sand dunes. Features include an informal lake with bridge, grotto, and waterfall built by Pulham and Sons.
Wales , Rhyl
The botanical gardens were established in the Rhyl suburbs by 1878 when it was sold as a 9 acre plot with avenues, lily pond and conservatories. After a chequered history the gardens fell into neglect but have been reinstated since 2004 by the Rhyl South West Central Resident's Association.
England , North Yorkshire
South Cliff Gardens and Valley Gardens are part of a series of public walks and parks laid out from the mid-19th century until the 1930s. Joseph Paxton created Italianate terraced gardens in 1856. Other features include a bandstand and a summerhouse and a rose garden laid out in the late-19th century.
Scotland , Kirkcaldy
This is a coastal 18th-19th century landscape park overlying an earlier formal landscape associated with the 15th century West Wemyss Castle and Chapel tower-house. The picturesque character and structure survives today, and the site has a long history of gardening, including the involvement of the influential designers John Nicol, his son Walter Nicol and Thomas White Jnr.