The Garden Guide

Gardens of the Rose

With the atmosphere of a large Edwardian estate, this garden has some 1,800 rose varieties and over 30,000 rose bushes. It therefore attracts rose lovers from all over the world. There are demonstration grounds and the labelling is very informative.

Head Gardener's Comment

Brand new rose garden rebuilt and revamped in 2006. Roses historical and modern and garden plants and shrubs.

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Royal National Rose Society's Gardens.

Plants of note

Roses, shrubs, bulbs and companion plants

Chiswell Green Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, AL2 3NR

Early June to end September. Wednesday to Sunday from 11am to 5pm.

Adult £5.00, Groups 20+ £4 Under 12s Free

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