Monty Don explores different aspects of Japanese gardens in a new two-part series on BBC2

For this new two-parter Monty Don is heading east to discover more about the intricate, unique and detailed world of Japanese gardens.

Starting in a cherry blossom orchard, Monty delves deep into one of ‘the three great gardens of Japan’ and a Zen garden before taking a lesson in the Japanese tea ceremony.

Monty Don's Japanese Gardens

Monty takes in the Zen garden

A joyous trip through Japan’s history, culture and religion.

Please note this programme will not air in Wales.

TV Times rating: ****