The gardens are an imaginative 20th century recreation of a renaissance castle garden. Expert horticultural skill is required to maintain the gardens, which includes the potager, canal, arbour of grape vines, tree avenues, and the parterres of Music, Love and Contemplation.
Townshend Landscape Architects were appointed to prepare a restoration strategy and on-going programme. This involved considerable research into both the history of the gardens and the way they were constructed, as well as exploring restoration techniques that allowed the garden to remain open at all times while the work was undertaken. Part of this strategy included a retraining programme for all the chateau staff who undertook much of the work, and providing information to the visitors during the restoration period.