Coronavirus Update – April 2021

Following the relaxation on 29th March of the English government’s ‘stay at home’ regulation, from 12th April the government’s allowance for outdoor hospitality enables the serving of teas and other refreshments at gardens opening in England.  Currently only gardens in Wales that are listed on the national register of Historic Parks & Gardens can open. All gardens in Wales will be able to open from 26th April.

A copy of our timetable for gardens opening and how the details change in step with the government’s roadmap can be found at the bottom of this statement.

Please note that all details could be subject to change at short notice so we recommend always checking details for a garden here on our website before visiting. For further guidance or details on any elements please contact the National Garden Scheme office – details below.

If it is decided that an opening cannot go ahead, where possible it will be postponed and in these instances anyone who has purchased tickets for a postponed opening will be offered the alternative date. If cancellation is necessary anyone who has purchased a ticket will receive a full refund.

Our foremost priorities are to comply with government guidelines and to ensure the health and safety of our garden owners, visitors, volunteers and staff.

Please click here for the latest government guidelines for England

Please click here for the latest government guidelines for Wales

If you have any specific queries please contact the National Garden Scheme office: 01483 211535, or hello@ngs.org.uk.

This page was updated on 12th April 2021 

Click here for the  garden opening timetable April-June 2021


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