Gardens & parks

Over 200 wonderful gardens to explore and enjoy. Beautiful flower gardens, impressive landscape parks, places for children to play and space for you to relax.

Enjoy our gardens at their seasonal best

Autumn flowering asters at Upton House, Warwickshire © NTPL/National Trust Images/Brian & Nina Chapple

We look after some of the world's greatest gardens. Our new book, Inspirational Gardens Through the Seasons, follows their progress throughout the year.

Dazzling displays of autumn colour

Jubilee Avenue looking glorious in the autumn © NTPL/R Todd

Enjoy the start of autumn by getting out and about amongst the glorious displays of colour at one of our places this season.

Autumn highlights in the garden at Nymans

The arboretum comes alive with colour in autumn © NTPL/National Trust

Here's just a selection of some of the highlights awaiting you at Nymans in West Sussex this autumn.

Belton's gardens in autumn

Delight in the autumnal colours reflected in the Mirror Pond © NTPL/Rika Gordon

Discover somewhere new. Find out what to see and do in Belton's gardens this autumn.

Autumn in Lanhydrock's garden

Acer leaves changing colour in the autumn © NTPL/NT_NEN_Sheffield Park

Lanhydrock takes on a fabulous hue of gold, orange and red in autumn as the trees in the higher gardens and estate take on their seasonal colours.

Autumn gardens in the Midlands

Come and see the vibrant autumn colour © NTPL/Andrew Butler

There’s no better way to celebrate the changing colours of this season than a stroll through an autumnal garden. Here are our favourites in the Midlands.

Top plants to see in autumn at Hidcote

Autumn pear harvest © NTPL/Andrew Butler

Come along and see autumn in all its glory. Summer may be over but there's still lots to see at Hidcote - from vibrant golden colours to our annual vegetable harvest.

Famous gardens

We care for hundreds of amazing gardens, like Studley Royal Water Garden pictured here. These ten famous gardens are the jewels in our crown. Why not plan a visit?

Gardening tips from our experts

As the nights get colder some flowers need to be wrapped up warm for the winter. Chris Wilson, our senior gardener at The Vyne in Hampshire, shows you how to protect your dahlias from the threat of frosts. For more month-by-month video guides from our experts take a look at our YouTube Gardens and Gardening channel.

Taking your camera?

The International Garden Photographer of the Year is the world's premier competition and exhibition. With eight categories to enter, why not give it a try?

Garden events

Uncover our garden secrets, quiz our gardeners, bring the family along to apple day, or even pick up a few tips to take home, at one of our many garden events.

Gardens iPhone app

Garden enthusiasts and day trippers can now explore our gardens whenever you want with our free Gardens iPhone app, available to download from iTunes.