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A carpet of white snowdrops in the foreground with tall trees framing a view of a small, round folly set in woodland
Snowdrops at Stowe, Buckinghamshire | © National Trust Images/Hugh Mothersole

Gardens and parks

There are hundreds of gardens and parks you can visit throughout the year. Discover kitchen gardens, orchards and acres of parkland.

Garden features and displays

A couple, of advancing years, stop to look at the snowdrops growing among birch trees while the winter sun pierces the leafless trees

Where to see snowdrops 

Snowdrops are a sign that milder weather is on the way. Find out where to see swathes of these delicate white blooms at the places we care for.

Visitors by flowering Rhododendron at Bodnant Garden, Conwy, Wales
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Secret gardens to explore 

Find out which of the gardens we care for have their own 'secret' gardens hidden within them. Search for a bear's hut and hunt for statues as you explore.

Two visitors explore the garden at Cragside, wrapped up warm in their padded coats in autumn.
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Explore the most famous gardens in our care 

We care for hundreds of historic gardens, encompassing more than 500 years of history and a range of garden styles and fashions. Learn about the most famous and significant gardens you can visit.

A mother and daughter planting snowdrops in the East Woods at Wallington in Northumberland
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Top parklands to explore 

Discover wildlife, woods and wide-open spaces when you visit one of these impressive parklands. Walk, cycle, picnic, play or simply relax in nature.   

Gardens and parks

    Family walking down the main drive with lady in a tramper at Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire - CTA crop only

    Where will you visit next?

    Discover lots of gardens, historic houses, days out at the coast and more.