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Gardens to Visit this Mother’s Day

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Gardens to Visit this Mother’s Day

Mother's Day Garden Walks

Looking to plan a spring-filled Mother’s Day this March, filled with burgeoning blooms and fresh country garden walks? 

This Mothering Sunday why not treat your Mum to a collection of charming walks throughout a variety of Oxfordshire’s most beautiful and established country gardens? From scrumptious afternoon teas accompanied by crisp garden strolls, there is no better way to spend valuable time with your mum than by exploring Oxfordshire’s most glorious gardens and country estates together. Let’s uncover our top countryside destinations to spoil your mum to this Mother’s Day!

Blenheim Palace

Found in the beautiful Oxfordshire market town of Woodstock you can find Blenheim Palace estate. A charming and historical country house that is the seat of the Dukes of Marlborough and also the birth place of Sir Winston Churchill, Blenheim Palace is an estate rich with history and adorned with breathtaking landscape gardens. With 2,000 acres of parkland to explore, the palace is surrounded by a wealth of wildlife and filled with an abundance of native plants.

Crafted by famous garden designers, Henry Wise and Achille Duchêne, make sure to take a stroll throughout the formal gardens. Including a variety of tranquil water terraces, the Duke’s Private Italian Garden and even a Secret Garden too, there are an abundance of garden styles for you to walk around and immerse yourself within. Once you’ve explored Blenheim’s beautiful grounds, don’t forget to head for a refreshment and a bite to eat at their assortment of glorious cafés and restaurants.

Waterperry Gardens

Just outside the city centre of Oxford you can find the wonderful Waterperry Gardens. Housing 20 acres of expertly sculpted ornamental gardens, Waterperry is a fasnicating landscape garden and is the perfect way to treat your mum this Mother’s Day.

As a special Mother’s Day offering, at Waterperry this year garden entry will be half price for all mothers accompanied by their children of any age! Explore the ornamental gardens this March and admire the beautiful features encompassed within Waterperry’s design. From formal gardens to the Mary Rose Garden, there are numerous garden styles for you to explore during your time at Waterperry.

After a spot of browsing at the Waterperry garden shop and gift barn, why not put the finishing touches to your day and make your mum feel extra special with a tasty afternoon tea at the teashop?

Rousham House & Gardens

The perfect place for a quiet and peaceful picnic, Rousham House and Gardens is a glorious Oxfordshire landscape garden that is framed by captivating countryside scenery. A fabulous way to immerse yourself within the arrival of spring, walk around the enchanting walled gardens and admire the historic features embedded throughout Rousham’s design. Regarded as one of the most famous English landscape designs, Rousham was crafted by the late garden designer William Kent and is believed to be in exactly the same condition as his initial design.

A landscape filled with vibrant planting, idyllic water features and breathtaking structures, Rousham gardens is a wonderful day out and is a serene location to unwind with your mum.

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