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.

Dazzling displays of autumn colour

Jubilee Avenue looking glorious in the autumn © R Todd

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

Autumn highlights in the garden at Nymans

The arboretum comes alive with colour in autumn © 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 © 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 © 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 © 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 © 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

It’s time to get the garden prepared for the colder months. Chris Groves, our head gardener at Cotehele in Cornwall, knows how to keep your lawn looking good throughout the winter. For more month-by-month video guides from our experts take a look at our YouTube Gardens and Gardening channel.

Garden history

Delve into history and learn more about Medieval, Tudor, Stuart, Georgian, Victorian and 20th-century gardens and see some of the finest examples.

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.