Why visit a garden?


You don’t have to be an artist in order to admire the pictures in an Art Gallery…


Sainsbury Centre Photograph by Peter Huggins

You don’t have to play an instrument to be entertained in a concert…
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In a similar way you do not have to be a gardener to enjoy a garden…


Tudor Lodgings








Such a variety: Allotments, Kitchen gardens, Herbaceous borders, Wild meadows, Potagers, Knots and Parterres. Country Cottages, Colleges, Hospitals, Suburban Terraces, Town Houses, Manor Houses, Halls, Nurseries, Sculpture gardens,Castles and Palaces…

Need I go on? So why not get out and visit an NGS garden?


Go just for a snoop. Meet up with your friends. Take the family, the children go free. Find a garden in the Garden Visitor’s Handbook:


While you have some fun, eat cake and gain some inspiration you are also doing your bit for charity. It is all so worthwhile:

National Garden Scheme