Why visit a garden?

You don’t have to be an artist in order to enjoy an exhibition in a 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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So in a similar way you do not have to be a gardener to enjoy a garden…


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You will find such a variety opening for the National Garden Scheme, something for everyone: 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 a garden open for the scheme, you can find details of all the gardens ngs.org.uk



Go just for a snoop. Meet up with your friends. Take the family, the children go free.

While you have some fun, gain some inspiration and enjoy a slice of cake you are also doing your bit for charity:


You can also find details of the gardens in this book or National Garden Scheme