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Get up to date with garden openings, beneficiary news and seasonal articles on our gardens.
Are you a lover of cottage gardens or perhaps you are looking for a garden to take your four-legged friend? Maybe you fancy making a weekend of it with a stay in a B&B or somewhere to take all the family? We have put together pages to show you the many garden types we have on offer so you can see at a glance where your perfect garden may be.
The National Garden Scheme Garden Visitor’s Handbook is your essential garden-visiting guide for 2020. From extensive country landscapes and romantic cottage gardens, to urban hideaways and ancient woodlands, we open the gates to a diverse range of exceptionally beautiful gardens across England and Wales. With thousands to choose from, opening from February to October, your perfect garden awaits.
2019 confirmed the National Garden Scheme’s extraordinary dual impact, both within the gardens that open and through the donations made with the funds raised at their open days. This report looks at the impact of the £3 million donation the National Garden Scheme made in 2019 and how our beneficiaries use that funding to support thousands of people across the UK.
Whether it’s to start Veganuary as you mean to go on, exercise more in the garden or simply ditch plastics, here are 10 ideas to send you on your good and green fingered way from January. See how many of them you can make – and more importantly, keep in 2020.
Have you found the perfect garden using our garden finder only to realise that you’re busy on the open day? A garden open by arrangement accepts groups of visitors to their garden for a more personalised visit, on a pre-agreed date. Usually, the garden will advertise a range of dates available that they are willing to open so that groups can decide on the most suitable option for them.
Our Gardens and Health programme raises awareness of the physical and mental health benefits of gardens and gardening. We have a host of inspiring stories about people whose lives have been transformed by their gardens, plus garden recommendations tailored to soothe your soul.
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