This page is going to be a Directory of UK Mazes that shows where you can find mazes all across the UK. The list will probably start with mazes you can visit in England, but we will then add information about visiting Welsh mazes, Scottish mazes and eventually, Irish mazes. Hopefully, we will have a list to all the maze websites, so that people can find them, and eventually maze reviews too.
Bear in mind that maize mazes are grown ever summer and are generally around from between June / July to September. Check individual websites for exact dates and opening times.
Glendurgan Gardens, Laurel Maze – A 176 year old cherry laurel maze. Wonder through the three valleys of Glendurgan gardens and get lost in the serpentine maze.
Lappa Valley Steam Railway Maze – A brick maze in the shape Richard Trevithick’s 1804 locomotive design. Then thousand bricks and one bell were used to create this maze. When you get to the centre of the large fly wheel you can tell everyone you have triumphed by ringing the bell.
Smeaton Farm – The Amazing Cornish Maize Maze – A maize maze complete with clowns.
Escot Maze – An Adrian Fisher design made of over 4000 beech plants plus each year the gardeners create a grass maze for toddlers.
Dragon Fly Maze – (Bourton-on-the-water – GL54 2EE) This is a puzzle yew hedge maze where you have to find 14 clues to solve the puzzle. Only with the help of these will you be able to find the hidden golden dragonfly.
Puzzlewood – More middle earth than middle England this is an ancient landscape of old roman iron workings and exposed caves in an ancient woodland. A mile of paths meander through this wood and gulleys and it is quite easy to feel lost in the maze of paths. There is even an indoor and a willow maze as well.
The Adventure Wonderland maze – Allegedly the third largest maze in the UK mad up of over 5,200 beech trees with over 1.75 miles of pathways, complete with an Alice in wonderland theme.
Jubilee Maze at The aMazing Hedge Puzzle, Symonds Yat – A hedge maze made out of Port Orford Cedar bushes totalling over 1 km of hedging.
Hever Castle Mazes – The home of two marvellous mazes. A traditional yew maze eighty feet square with a quarter mile of passageways. The splashing water maze is made up of stone walkways which can tilt and spray water at the unwary visit. The aim of the maze is to get to the stone grotto in the centre.
Leeds Castle – A traditional yew maze consisting of 2400 trees and a smaller turf maze for children. Of course the Castle itself is well worth a visit.
Priory Maze and gardens – A hedge maze based on the ruins of Beeston Priory. Copper Beaches outline the ruined walls and hornbeam fills in the gap to create the maze.
Millets Farm Maize Maze – A maze set in 10 acres of maize. Open from 16th July 2010 – 19th September 2010.
The Marlborough Maze at Blenheim Palace – Covering just over 0.4 acres this hedge maze also includes two bridges.
Hampton Court Palace Maze – One of the most famous hedge mazes in the world.
Mazeworld at Plantasia – Mazeworld is home to the UK’s largest collection of permanent mazes. 6 different mazes including Antarctic Maze, Japanese Trellis Maze, African Reed Maze, Australian Pole Maze, English Hedge Maze and Canadian Hedge Maze.
Longleat Hedge Maze – Longleat Hedge maze laid down in 1975 and designed by Greg Bright. It is made up of 16,000 yew tress and has 6 bridges and one observation tower which marks the centre. The maze covers 1.48 acres with 1.69 miles of pathways.
The Forbidden Corner labyrinth – Originally built as a private folly by Mr C R Armstong OBE is a unique labyrinth of tunnels, chambers and follies set in four acres of Yorkshire gardens. Warning: You do need to book via the website before you visit.