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Capability Brown at Crayford

Hugh Vaux, one of our Trustees, is giving a talk about Capability Brown’s involvement at North Cray and Ingress on 9th November.

Organisation: Crayford Manor House Historical Society
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Visit to Eltham Hall and Kevington Palace

Eltham Palace and Kevington Hall – 30th October 2019. There are still a few places available! Cost £55.00 (Members £50.00) including lunch and tea. See under Events for full details. . . . more

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

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

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

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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 .