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 beside the Lily Pond at Gibside, Tyne and Wear

Keep the kids busy this summer

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 gardener gives a talk to a group in the rose garden at Polesden Lacey

Gardening events 

If you love gardens, then why not come along to one of our garden events? We have tours, walks, workshops and courses on all aspects of gardening, from hedge laying to rhododendron rambling.

Summer meadow flowers with a bright blue sky

Eight things to spot in a summer meadow 

Find out what you could discover in our meadows this summer, from courting insects to orchids

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View of The Terraces in spring at Cotehele, Cornwall

For garden lovers 

Want to discover more than 200 gardens, or pick up horticultural tips from our green-fingered experts? Browse all of our gardening content in one place to find your next inspiration.

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