The Garden Summary gives you a good overview of the large number of different gardens in the castle park at Egeskov.
Click in the menu on the many gardens listed. The Garden Summary will also give you a taste of the atmosphere in each of the garden rooms and allow you to take a look at the areas you really shouldn't miss.
THE HERBACEOUS GARDENThe Herbaceous Garden contains 250 different strains, which provide a wonderful profusion of colour from spring through to autumn.
DAHLIA GARDENThere are 140 varieties planted in the garden, and you can see a wide range of varieties from Pompom and the cactus types to the large flowered Giant Dahlia.
THE KITCHEN GARDENAll the plants in the kitchen garden are produced in Egeskov's own greenhouse, the only enterprise of the kind to be run by the landed gentry in Denmark.
THE BARONESS'S GARDENThe Baroness's Garden is a triangular garden room with a few plantings. Particular attention should be paid to a gigantic plane tree from 19th century.
THE RENAISSANCE GARDENThe Renaissance Garden was laid out in 1962 by the renowned French landscape gardener Ferdinan Duprat. Perfect for pictures.
FUCHSIA GARDENEgeskov has a highly exclusive fuchsia collection, which can be put down to the simple fact that the residents of Egeskov were enchanted by this particular plant.
THE OLD MAZECreated from clipped beech hedge, the old maze was originally created in the 19th century for the entertainment and amusement of the family.
THE RESTING GARDENHidden away behind the metre-high hedges, in a small, secret corner of the garden, lies a little oasis. Here you relax and enjoy.
PIET HEIN’S SUPER-EGGPiet Hein's association with Egeskov is reflected, among things, in the erection of the large, gilded super ellipse in front of the castle.
THE ENGLISH GARDENThe English Garden is characterized by its huge lawns and beautiful old trees. Pay attention to the enormous standard plane tree.
THE SCENT GARDENThe Scent Garden is a tactile area where you are free to touch the plants in order to enjoy the full experience of their different aromatic qualities.
THE HOP GARTENThe Hop Garden was established beside the large Maze in 2012. Hops are thought to have been grown in Denmark since the 12th century.
THE WATER GARDENThe romantic Water Garden contains a profusion of acidophile plants such as azaleas, rhododendrons, ferns, primulas and hostas.
THE GARDEN OF LIFEThe new garden, The Garden of Life, symbolizes the passage of time, the rhythm of the year and stimulates the senses.
THE WHITE GARDENThe garden is designed in the form of a classic Renaissance garden with symmetrical flowerbeds, edged with low box hedging.
THE ROSE GARDENThe rose beds are surrounded by an edging strip and low box hedge. The garden is planted with every type of rose available.
PIET HEIN’S MAZEThe willow maze was designed by all-round artist Piet Hein. It was opened in 1990 as a substitute for the old, weakened beech maze.