Gardens and parks in Kent

Discover a variety of gardens and parks in Kent, from the garden rooms of formal gardens, to rose gardens created by Prime Ministers' wives and exotic plant collections.

Lord Sackville’s stunning private walled garden at Knole is open to the public on Tuesdays, April to September.

Explore the private garden at Knole

Lord Sackville’s stunning private garden is open to visitors every Tuesday from 4 April until 26 September. Explore the walled garden, the wilderness area and a medieval orchard.

Scotney Old Castle reflected in the moat during summer

The Garden at Scotney Castle

With traditional beds and borders, Scotney Castle is best described as a landscape garden with many unique features including a glade and naturalistic planting.

The cottage garden in summer, Sissinghurst Castle Garden

The Garden at Sissinghurst Castle

With its vibrant planting schemes and architectural planning, the garden at Sissinghurst is among the most famous gardens in England.

The Golden Orfe ponds in summer at Chartwell, a National Trust property in Kent

The garden at Chartwell

Explore the garden at Chartwell in Kent with its home-grown produce in the kitchen garden, rose walk, lakes and so much more. Why not join one of our garden tours too?

Looking across the daffodil filled orchard to the north side of the house on a sunny day

Relax in the garden at Ightham Mote

One of the original 'open' gardens in the National Garden Scheme, the gardens at Ightham Mote have been welcoming visitors to their different 'rooms', rather than an overall grand scheme.

Cornus contraversa at Emmetts Garden, Kent, in autumn

Emmetts Garden

A plantman’s paradise full of exotic specimens, a family garden and an idyllic place to relax or play - Emmetts Garden is all of this. It has some of the best views and displays of spring flowers in the county.