Historic Enfield gardens have been branded a top-class attraction by a national tourism organisation.

The centuries old Myddelton House Gardens in Bulls Cross, Enfield, has been labelled a 'quality assured visitor attraction by tourist board VisitEngland.

The gardens were made famous by Edward Augustus Bowles, one the 20th century’s greatest gardeners and the eight acre site has been restored in his style.

VisitEngland’s report praised the audio tour of the gardens as well as the high standards of the Museum within the lands.

Lee Valley Regional Park Authority chief executive Shaun Dawson said:  “I am delighted Myddelton House Gardens has been stamped with approval by VisitEngland’s quality scheme and quality is at the heart of each of our venues.

“Our visitors can be assured by seeing VisitEngland’s red rose outside our attraction they will experience a friendly welcome, high standards and value for money.

“This award demonstrates how well head gardener Andrew Turvey and his team have done in providing such an outstanding experience for our customers.”