One of the pleasant features about the gardens is that they lie all around the house. Make a circuit of the gardens and you have made a circuit of the house exterior. Each has good views of the other.
Apart from a couple of mixed orchards and a scattering of trees there were no gardens here when the Lloyds arrived on the scene in 1910.
Find out about the different areas of the garden
Explore the links to the left. The descriptions are by the late Christopher Lloyd and his friend and successor, Head Gardener at Great Dixter, Fergus Garrett.