These beautiful gardens are set around a patterned red brick moated Hall within 400 acres of parkland with red and fallow deer and ancient woodland.
The courtyard manor house is over 500 years old with two bridges and working drawbridges over a large moat.
The gardens consist of a traditional herb and knot garden, parterre garden, herbaceous borders, bridges, seats and tunnels of sweet peas.
There is a red brick walled kitchen garden, an apple tree walk, orchard, wild flower garden and rose garden.
Water surrounds the gardens and formal hedging, topiary and statues are dotted within.
By car, 95 miles from London
By train, 1h 10 from London Liverpool Street.