The Nation’s Favourite Gardens competition

From large country estates and picturesque cottage gardens, to urban hideaways and ancient woodlands, the National Garden Scheme opens 3,500 exceptional private gardens for charity – and we’re giving you the chance to pick your favourite!

In 2019, we teamed up with The English Garden magazine, supported by Viking, for the Nation’s Favourite Gardens competition.


And the winners are...

The winners of this year’s competition have been announced! After thousands of votes through The English Garden magazine, the winners were named at an awards event at The Garden Museum in London on Monday, November 4th. Attended by all the short-listed garden owners, the regional winners and overall champion were named. Find out more…

Some photos of the awards event and some of the winners. Look out for features on all the winning gardens in 2020.

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