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Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

Talk on Capability Brown - admission free!

Our successful Capability Brown exhibition is due to return to the Kent History and Library Centre in Maidstone (James Whatman Way, Maidstone ME14 1LQ) on 1st July. On Thursday 6th July Paul Howarth will. . . more

Capability Brown comes to Maidstone!

Kent Gardens Trust and the Kent History and Library Centre have teamed up to mount an exhibition of Capability Brown's work in Kent. The exhibition will be held at the Kent History and Library Centre (James. . . more

Capability Brown exhibition at Bexley

We will have a stand at the Local Family History Fair at Hall Place, Bexley on Sunday 5th March. We will be exhibiting Brown's work at North Cray Place and Ingress. Watch this space for more details and. . . more

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Welcome to the Kent Gardens Trust website

The Kent Gardens Trust is a registered charity dedicated to the protection and conservation of historic parks and gardens throughout Kent.

We achieve these core objectives through various programmes dealing with conservation and research, education, publications and events.

In 2013 we celebrated our 25th anniversary. To find out more about who we are please read about us. To find out more about our work and how you can take part please read what we do.

A selection of historic parks and gardens in Kent

We are fortunate in having a rich variety of historic parks and gardens in Kent, many of which are open for the public to enjoy. You can find links to some of these gardens on the map below, and you can find details of many more here.

Cobham Hall Hever Castle Penshurst Place knole Scotney Sissinghurst Castle Leeds Castle Godinton House Goodnestone Park The Salutation

Run your mouse pointer over the white dots to see the garden names.

There are many more historic gardens in Kent. To find more click here .


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