Garden Heaven

A unique tour of thirty of Britain’s most beautiful gardens, classic and modern.

Book cover Garden Heaven by Vanessa Berridge

Inspiration and escapism for every gardener. Packed with photographs, many specially commissioned, and evocative and entertaining text telling the stories of the gardens and the people who created them.

The gardens range from legendary romantic gardens like Sissinghurst and Great Dixter to dramatic locations like Bodnant and Overbecks. There are intimate, historic walled gardens too, as well as gardens that point to the future, like Wildside, which works in harmony with nature. The book includes information on visiting all the gardens, and suggestions for the best times of year.

Vanessa Berridge is the author of The Princess’s Garden: Royal Intrigue and the Untold Story of Kew (Amberley, 2015) and The Joy of Gardening (Summersdale, 2014). Formerly the editor of Country Homes & Interiors and The English Garden, she is now a freelance writer, writing widely on gardens for magazines and newspapers. She has in-depth knowledge of British garden history, and has contributed to several books on the subject including The Gardens of England (Merrell, 2012).

Garden Heaven (National Trust Books) will be released on the 9th of May 2024