Welcome to Southlands
Gardens and Artwork

Southlands was created by artists Maureen Sawyer and Duncan Watmough, and has been awarded BBC Garden of the Year for the North of England. In 2000 'Southlands' opened its' gates to the public and from 2002, the National Garden Scheme. Since then the garden has gone on to raise thousands of pounds for charity.
Our GardensVisitor info
Proudly Celebrating 20 Years Since Opening Our Garden Gates
and we have something special planned this year! More details coming soon!
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Learn about our thriving gardens and how each one has its own character and planting scheme
Our Gardens


A glimpse into Maureen Sawyer's three dimensional artwork featured at Southlands
Our Artwork

About us

Learn more about the history of Southlands and the creatives behind the gardens and artwork
Our Story

Visit us

Why not come and visit our vibrant gardens and view some of our nature inspired artworks
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Open day for the National Garden Scheme
Sunday July 19th 2020 from 12.00pm – 6.00pm.