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Two new trustees at KGT!

We are delighted to announce that two new trustees have recently joined our team.

Karen Emery
Karen’s background is in education with experience in schools, colleges and managing a prison. . . more

Celebrating Marnock

The Gardens Trust is partnering in a summer celebration of Scottish landscape gardener, horticulturist and writer Robert Marnock (1800 - 1889). As well as being designer and curator of botanical gardens. . . more

Kent Gardens Trust treasurer

Evie Burton has been appointed as our new treasurer. Evie is a lover of all things ‘outside’, she enjoys mountain biking and hiking, as well as watersports. She graduated with an honours degree in. . . 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!
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  • 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 .