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Shift those Christmas calories and get inspired for the gardening year ahead with a stroll around one of Britain’s greatest gardens. Here’s our top 12.

1. Aberglasney Gardens
Llangathen, Carmarthenshire,
Wales SA32 8QH
Tel (01558) 668998; www.aberglasney.org
Admission from £6.36

2. Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Belsay, nr Morpeth,
Northumberland, NE20 0DX
Tel (01661) 881636
www.english-heritage.org.uk/belsayhall
Admission £7.50

3. Dunham Massey
Altrincham,
Cheshire WA14 4SJ
Tel (0161) 941 1025
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/dunhammassey
Admission £6.35

4. Cambridge University Botanic Garden
1 Brookside, Cambridge CB2 1JE
Tel (01223) 336265
www.botanic.cam.ac.uk
Admission £4

5. Stowe Landscape Gardens
Buckingham MK18 5DQ
Tel (01280) 822850
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stowe
Admission £7.30

6. Glenveagh Castle
Glenveagh National Park
Churchill, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Tel (00 353) 74 91 37090
www.glenveaghnationalpark.ie
Admission free

7. Trentham Gardens
Stone Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent,
Staffordshire ST4 8AX
Tel (01782) 646646
www.trentham.co.uk
Admission £6.10

8. Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park
Cremyll, Torpoint, Cornwall PL10 1HZ
Tel (01752) 822236
www.mountedgcumbe.gov.uk
Admission £7.20

9. Nymans
Handcross, Haywards Heath,
West Sussex RH17 6EB
Tel (01444) 405250
www.national trust.org.uk/nymans.
Admission £8.50

10. Ventnor Botanic Garden
Undercliff Drive, Ventnor,
Isle of Wight PO38 1UL
Tel (01983) 855397
www.botanic.co.uk.
Admission free

11. Sezincote House & Garden
Near Moreton-in-Marsh,
Gloucestershire GL56 9AW
Tel (01386) 700444
www.sezincote.co.uk
Admission £5 (garden only)

12. David Welch Winter Gardens
Duthie Park, Polmuir Road,
Aberdeen AB11 7TH
Tel (01224) 585310
www.aberdeencity.gov.uk
Admission free