Rich with stunning scenery and landscapes, it’s no surprise that Shropshire is also filled with beautiful gardens. Whether you’re a keen gardener or simply looking to explore the great outdoors – you’ll find a variety of public gardens for days out in Shropshire.

The Dingle, Shrewsbury

Nestled within the Quarry Park, the Dingle is home to seasonal flowerbeds, rockeries and various water features. Whilst beautiful all year around, the Dingle truly shines in August ahead of the Shrewsbury Flower Show.

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Dorothy Clive Garden, Market Drayton

This charitable garden trust was set up by Colonel Harry Clive as a place of rest. The garden has two aims, horticultural education and enjoyment for the general public. Dating back to 1940, the garden was designed as a place of relaxation for the Colonel’s wife, Dorothy, and remains the perfect spot to experience calmness and serenity.

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Hodnet Hall Gardens, Market Drayton

With rare and native species planted over centuries, experience the magic of the Hodnet Hall Gardens from early March through to the end of October. Comprised of distinctive, characterful environments, Hodnet Hall is filled with an abundance of charming wildlife and fascinating plants for visitors to enjoy.

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Glansevern Gardens, Montgomery

Offering a bio-diverse collection of ancient trees, flowers, herbs and produce, explore the original walled garden adorned with criss-crossing paths to hidden corners. Discover the Victorian Grotto and Rockery dating back to 1840, or wander through the Folly Garden and Wildflower Meadow open during the summer months.

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Bridgnorth Castle & Gardens, Shropshire

Originally designed to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, the Bridgnorth Castle Gardens have been delighting since 1897. Today, explore the old castle ruins, war memorial and Sabrina fountain. Look out for a bandstand on the grounds, a replacement for the Victorian one that was melted down in 1940 for the war effort.

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