Gardens & parks

We have more than 200 wonderful gardens to explore and enjoy. Beautiful flower gardens, impressive landscape parks and space for you and your family to relax

Visitors walk in Stowe in winter
A winter's day at Scotney Castle, Kent

Our gardens in winter 

Blow away the cobwebs and enjoy a refreshing walk in a frosty garden. Here's our pick of the best.

Alan Power recording the podcast at Stourhead

Listen to our gardens podcast 

Our new series of garden stories podcasts will take listeners to three of our beautiful heritage gardens to meet the gardeners, volunteers and visitors who help to look after these special places.

For young explorers

Harvesting kale in the Kitchen Garden

Behind the scenes at our gardens: looking after Dyffyn in winter 

What does it take to look after one of the most important historic gardens in the country? We’re back behind the scenes at Dyffryn in Wales to discover what the gardeners get up to over the winter months.

Staff and volunteers gardening at a National Trust property

Top 10 tips to prepare your garden for winter 

Want to find out how best to prepare your garden for the winter months? Find out with our ten top tips.

Gardens near you

Discover more of our gardens when you find a place to visit

The house and garden at Tintinhull

Five of our most wildlife-friendly gardens 

The way we garden plays a key roll in encouraging wildlife. Here are five places where we are doing our bit for nature.

Colourful summer borders in the gardens at Nymans, West Sussex

Our most famous gardens 

We care for hundreds of amazing gardens, but these are the jewels in our crown. Find out why they're so well known.

Gardener Liz Maynard at Sissinghurst Castle Garden

A day in the life of a trainee gardener 

Meet newly qualified gardener Liz Maynard who's just completed a two-year placement as part of our training programme for aspiring new gardeners.

Stowe Gardens' crumbling ruins

Stowe Gardens appeal 

We desperately need to carry out a vast restoration project at Stowe. With your help, we'll be able to restore Stowe Gardens to its former 18th-century splendour by replacing missing statues, restoring magnificent monuments and repairing historic temples.

Gardener's tips

Caring for more than 200 gardens has taught us a thing or two, so here our gardeners share some of their tips for a blooming garden

Garden conservation

Find out more about the work that goes on behind the scenes by our talented garden teams to restore and conserve the gardens you love to visit

Online shop

Find out more about our gardens or further your gardening knowledge with one of our books