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

Visitor on a bridge in the Arboretum at Bodnant Garden
Lady in a red coat taking a photo of the autumn colour

Dazzling autumn colour displays 

Catch the glorious displays of autumn colour at one of our places this season. Discover some of our oldest trees and most splendid landscaped gardens.

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

Celebrating 300 years of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown

The house and upper pond at Petworth House and Park, West Sussex

How to create a Capability Brown landscape 

The landscapes designed by 'Capability' Brown are easy to mistake as works of nature. Discover how much effort actually went in to bringing these ground-breaking designs to life.

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.

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