Gardens & parks

We look after the greatest collection of historic gardens and garden plants under single ownership in Europe, if not the world.

Calling all would-be heritage gardeners

Long garden at Cliveden, Buckinghamshire

Long garden at Cliveden, Buckinghamshire

Head gardeners at eight of our major gardens are to spearhead a new partnership with the Historic and Botanic Garden Trainee Programme, to recruit trainees.

Help save our walled gardens

If our walled gardens could talk they’d tell you some fascinating stories. With hundreds of years of history they were once places of local importance but many have fallen into disrepair.

Latest projects

Meet the gardener

Alan started his career at Stourhead in 1995. Discover why he loves to work by the lake at Stourhead.

Tips and advice for gardeners

Trees and parklands

Looking for a career in gardening?

We've been training gardeners for many decades and run two courses designed for those wishing to develop careers in heritage gardening.