Gardens & parks

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

Bodnant's 'wild garden' tamed

The Skating Pond in the Far End at Bodnant Garden in summer

The Skating Pond in the Far End at Bodnant Garden in summer

The 'wild garden' at Bodnant in north Wales has been transformed into a riverside haven, thanks to the work of  five gardeners and 40 garden volunteers who spent five years taming the ten acre Far End.

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.