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.

Top gardening tips: July

This month, learn about spent blooming and dead-heading roses from Jonny Bass, our head gardener at Mottisfont, Hampshire.

Our top summer gardens

Make the most of summer and spend time relaxing in our gardens.  Explore miles of woodland and parkland or just stroll through the summer borders, our gardens are sure to make a lasting impression.

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, or pick up a few tips to take home at one of our many garden events taking place day or night.

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.

Stowe Gardens' crumbling Temple of Friendship

Stowe Gardens' crumbling Temple of Friendship

Help restore historic Stowe Gardens

Stowe Gardens was once the most influential landscape garden in Europe. We need your help to restore it to its 18th-century glory and rebuild its grand temples and heroic statues for us all to enjoy. And for a short period only, your gift will be worth double.