Glorious gardens: hot homes with towering topiary and secret green spaces

Inspired by the glorious gardens at Chelsea Flower Show, we have taken a behind-the-scenes tour of some of Britain's best "hidden gardens" - and, of course, the homes they belong to - that are on the market right now. Discover the modern oases in the city that are easy to maintain and offer direct access to the river, the countryside retreats with kitchen gardens in full bloom, and the historic garden in Malmesbury that's said to be the burial place of the first king of all England...

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