Explore Our Gardens

Enjoy a leisurely stroll round these beautiful gardens majestically overlooked by Houghton Lodge, an 18th Century Grade II* listed Gothic Cottage Orné, idyllically set above the tranquil waters of the River Test. There are both formal and informal gardens, a traditional kitchen garden enclosed within chalk cob walls, an orchid house, topiary dragon and peacock garden...

An Eighteenth Century Garden

An Eighteenth Century Garden

The Walled Kitchen Garden

The Walled Kitchen Garden

The Long Border

The Long Border

The Dragon & Mercury Border

The Dragon & Mercury Border

Woodland Grotto

Woodland Grotto

The River Test

The River Test

Alpacas & Water Meadows

Alpacas & Water Meadows

The Peacock Garden

The Peacock Garden

The Orchid House

The Orchid House

Garden Admissions

  • Adults – £6.50
  • Children – 3 years plus – £3.00
  • Children – under the age of 3 – Free

Dogs are welcome on short leads.

Garden Group Tours

Small Groups may be welcomed by the owners, with a short introductory talk after which there is freedom to stroll at leisure and find out for yourself why it is one of the best kept secret UK gardens to visit. There are plenty of seats to stop and enjoy the gardens.