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KGT is seeking a new Treasurer

Our Treasurer, Evie Burton, is leaving us for pastures new so we are seeking a new treasurer. The position involves maintaining financial records and producing Management Accounts and a Treasurer's report. . . more

Restoration in Action

Two of our Trustees will give talks in the series of ZOOM lectures offered by The Gardens Trust under the heading Restoration in Action.

Sarah Morgan’s talk on Wednesday February 21st at 6pm. . . more


A review of Maurice Foster’s new book by François Gordon
208 pages, profusely illustrated, Crowood Press

Maurice Foster has spent more than five decades studying, cultivating and hybridising. . . more

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

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

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Scotney Castle

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 .