Our Gardens are Reopening

National Garden Scheme Patron, The Prince of Wales, releases a video message of congratulations and support

‘The National Garden Scheme is a remarkable organisation, with such a simple but effective mission.’

Book to visit a garden

We are delighted that some of our gardens in England are reopening. All visitors must pre-purchase tickets on our website for a timed slot at their garden of choice. All funds raised will go to the Help Support Our Nurses campaign. For full details and to see those gardens opening click below.

Photo credit: Julie Skelton

New Virtual Garden Visits

We’re working with our garden owners to bring you virtual visits to their gardens. From stately acres to town and village gardens we’re working hard to ensure that the garden gates are virtually open in these difficult times. So do enjoy the short films and consider making a donation which will help us to continue supporting our nursing and health beneficiaries.

Help Support Our Nurses

“I love the National Garden Scheme which has been the most brilliant supporter of Queens Nurses like me. It was founded by the Queens Nursing Institute which makes me very proud. As we battle Coronavirus on the front line in the community, knowing we have their support is a real comfort.”

Liz Alderton, Queen’s Nurse

Photo credit: Kate Stanworth

Gardens and Health

Our Gardens and Health programme raises awareness of the physical and mental health benefits of gardens and gardening. Read the inspiring stories of our garden owners, whose lives have been transformed by their garden, and virtually visit some gardens that our gardens and health programme have contributed to.

Photo credit: Flashcat Productions

The National Garden Scheme is the largest funder of Hospice UK’s work and we are incredibly grateful to the garden owners, volunteers and visitors who continue to support hospice care during this crisis, with creativity, innovation and a great passion for the nation’s wellbeing. Thank you all!
Tracey Bleakley, CEO, Hospice UK

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Our donations for 2019

Donor 1 £185,000
Donor 2 £130,000
Donor 3 £100,000
Donor 4 £75,000
Donor 5 £85,000
Donor 6 £85,000
Donor 7 £206,208
Donor 8 £500,000
Donor 9 £500,000
Donor 10 £400,000
Donor 11 £500,000
Donor 12 £250,000