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KGT Update June 2020

Kent Gardens Trust - new and ongoing activities

We fully expect to bounce back to a normal state of activity once this crisis eases.

We have had to cancel all our events until the. . . more

Research Volunteers Needed!

Kent Gardens Trust are pleased to announce that they have recently been awarded a project by Swale Borough Council to research the history of approximately twenty parks and gardens in the Swale district.. . . more

Garden Centres still supplying!

We are so lucky in the South East to have garden centres/nurseries who are offering new ways of getting their stock to us. The Gardening for Disabled Trust has listed some that that may be able to help. . . more

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

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

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  • Help preserve Kent's garden heritage!
  • Be actively involved in conservation and research projects!
  • Receive regular newsletters!
  • Come along to informative and entertaining events

Go to the membership page to read more and to join the Trust online!.

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 .