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Blooming Gardens at Walmer Castle

Kent Gardens Trust will have a stall at English Heritage's "Blooming Gardens" Event at Walmer Castle. Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th June, 10 am to 5 pm. Tickets for the event included in Walmer. . . more

Spring Lecture via zoom April 27th 2021

Why our gardens should change - Dave Goulson
We are in the midst of the 6th mass extinction event, with extinctions occurring faster than at any time in the last 65 million years. ‘Bioabundance’. . . more

News from The Gardens Trust

News from The Gardens Trust
Our sister organisation The Gardens Trust has a new Chairman, Peter Hughes. Peter has set out some of the big challenges the Gardens Trust is now facing in the light of. . . 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 .