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Mount Ephraim shortlisted by Historic Houses

Mount Ephraim Gardens, Kent have been shortlisted for the Historic Houses Garden of the Year Award 2022 and it’s down to a public vote so do vote for this lovely garden in Kent to win – who shouts. . . more

The Bicycle Boys: online exhibition launching

Kent County Gardens Trust is delighted to be taking part in ‘The Bicycle Boys’, an exciting collaboration between the Gardens Trust and the RHS.
In 1928, two young Americans embarked on an epic. . . more

New plants in Archbishop’s Palace Garden

We have planted Rosa sempervirens cuttings.
This evergreen rose, with small glossy leaves and a single white flower, was well known to the Apothecary John Parkinson by 1629. It is wild around the. . . more

Read more about Capability Brown and his work in Kent here.

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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.

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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