The best sky gardens to escape to across the UK

Sky Garden
Here, Tim Richardson rounds up the best 'gardens in the sky' across the UK

For most of us, gardens are experienced strictly at ground level, so the opportunity to visit a ‘garden in the sky’ is a rare treat. There is nothing like the excitement and incongruity of being in a garden up on a rooftop or in some other unfeasibly high and vertiginous place.

Yet there are so many problems bound up with making gardens on rooftops, that there are not quite as many of them out there as one might think. We have tracked down Britain’s top ten high-altitude horticultural highlights, all of which are open to the public at different times.

Fen Court, London

Fen Court in London Credit: Alamy Stock Photo

Opened to the public earlier this year, the open-air roof garden at Fen Court – officially known as “Garden at 120” – sits on...

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