Gardens & parks

We care for more than 200 gardens and parks. From small secret hideaways and kitchen gardens to landscaped lawns, beautiful borders and acres of parkland.

Path winding through the garden at Dunham Massey

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.

Visitors admiring flowers in a garden

Our top gardens for children 

Planning a day out the whole family will enjoy? Let your children's or grandchildren's imaginations run free as they explore our gardens. The kids will love connecting with nature and it's a great way to feel refreshed.

Member of staff checking the records at the Plant Conservation Centre

Podcast episodes on gardens 

Delve into a world of tropical paradises and tranquil lakes as you explore episodes from the National Trust Podcast that explore our gardens. We'll shed light on the visionaries who designed these spectacular landscapes, and unearth the secrets of the Plant Conservation Centre.

Gardens through the ages

Apple blossom and a honey bee in the fruit orchard at Cotehele, Cornwall

Give back to nature 

More than ever before, nature has been our source of comfort during difficult times. But climate change is accelerating the decline of these green spaces. Nature gives us so much – donate today and help us protect these places and the wildlife that lives there.

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

Gardening tips

Looking after more than 200 gardens has taught us a thing or two. Here, our gardeners share some of their top tips so that you too can create your perfect garden.