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

Kingston Lacy in Dorset
A group of women exploring a spring garden. Three are walking, one is using a motorised wheelchair.

Stroll through spring gardens near you 

Make the most of the season by visiting one of our spectacular spring gardens, showing off their dazzling blooms and delicate blossoms.

Flowers in bloom

Gardens and parks near you

From walled gardens to landscaped lawns, gardens designed by big names to acres of parkland, we've more than 500 years of history for you to explore.

A couple speaking to a gardener during an 'Ask the Gardener' event at Mottisfont

Spring flowers and garden events 

Have you got green fingers? Why not celebrate the end of winter at one of our seasonal events for garden lovers. Visit a flower show to see magnificent displays of blooms, get your hands dirty helping our gardeners to plant seeds and flowers, or hear talks from experts on how to care for your own beds and borders.

Chiltern Bluebells

How we look after our bluebells 

We're one of the most important organisations in the UK for bluebell conservation. A quarter of our woodland is ancient or semi-natural which is an ideal habitats for bluebells.

Close up of rhubarb bunches

Seasonal food: a guide to rhubarb 

If you’re interested in seasonal and sustainable eating, there’s no better way to start than with rhubarb. Read on to discover our top tips for growing it, plus some delicious recipes and even a potted history of this once-neglected vegetable.

Member of staff checking the records at the Plant Conservation Centre

Listen to podcast episodes about gardens 

Download or listen to episodes from our podcast series that explore our most important historic gardens. In the latest gardens episode we’re at the Trust’s most secretive location: the Plant Conservation Centre. Join us as we go beyond its locked gates to find out how we protect our rarest species of plant.

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

Gardener's tips

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