Discover these great gardens of the world
Drottningholm Palace, a royal residence since the 1660s, stands on surroundings exceptionally well-preserved. The Park is open all year round. Garden voyeurs will explore a formal baroque garden, an idyllic English garden, and intimate arbours at the eye-popping Chinese Pavilion.
Marqueyssac’s romantic and picturesque gardens – a listed National Historical Monument that surrounds an early 19th century château with its flagstone roof, known as lauze – offer over six kilometres of pathways amongst 150,000 century-old, hand-pruned Boxwoods.
Helmingham Hall with its wide moat and ancient deer park has been the home of the Tollemache family since it was built in 1487. The gardens were laid out in 1510, with the walls introduced in 1740. The garden moat, of Saxon origin, encloses the entire formal garden.