Gardens & parks

Our gardens are perfect places to relax. With plenty of space for running around, and enough colour and beauty to inspire anyone.

Gardens through the ages

Osterley Park and House

Osterley Park and House

From the self-sufficient gardens of the medieval period through to the low maintenance, ornamental gardens of the 20th-century, we explore how fashions of the time have greatly influenced garden design.

Trees and parklands

Our projects

  • Survey of plants

    In 2009 the UKs biggest ever plant hunt got underway when we began to survey all the plants at more …

  • New plant conservation centre

    Rare plants from our gardens across the country will be propagated at a new Plant Conservation Centr…

National Gardening Week

To celebrate National Gardening Week, various Trust gardens around the country are putting on events from 14-20 April.

Visit our gardens

From amazing spring gardens and summer blooms to the golds, reds and browns of autumn and the frosty delights of winter. Our gardens offer the perfect place to visit, whatever the season.

Career in gardening?

John joined us in September 2009 as a Careership Gardener. He spends a lot of his time working alongside our gardeners, learning new things and discovering top tips.


Our gardens and houses showcase work from local and international artists from time to time. Take a look at exhibitions happening this year.