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Introduction to Garden History

The Gardens Trust, in association with the Garden Museum, offered a nine week INTRODUCTION TO GARDEN HISTORY course starting in October 2019. Full details by clicking on the website link.
www.thegardenstrust.org/event/an-introduction-to-garden-history

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Marian Boswall garden

KGT Member Marian Boswall has been announced as winner of the Society of Garden Designers’ GRAND AWARD FOR 2019 as well as winner of the LARGE RESIDENTIAL GARDEN for her work at Reighton Wood, near Tenterden.. . . more

Delos Garden project at Sissinghurst

Recreating Delos Garden
Some of Vita and Harold’s ideas were unsuccessful. An area of their garden known as ‘Delos’, was inspired by their visit to the Greek isle in 1935. On their return. . . more

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

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

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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 .

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