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.

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?

Colourful trees and water of the North lake in late summer

Enjoy the gardens

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.

The liquidambar acalycina tree in autumn at Emmetts Garden, a National Trust property in Kent

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.