A new book on the Great Gardens of Wales is to be published on September 1st.

Written by Tony Russell with a Foreword by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, the book features 50 of the best gardens to visit across Wales. Signed copies will be available for purchase from this website.

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National Botanic Garden of Wales – pollinator plant logo

Science fact fuels campaign to stamp out ‘pollinator-friendly’ fiction The National Botanic Garden of Wales launches first pollinator plant logo scheme in the UK to be backed by DNA-barcoding science…

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Arundel Castle opens new Water Gardens to visitors

Visitors to Arundel Castle in West Sussex will be able to enjoy its recently opened new Water Gardens, with a variety of wildlife to observe and a new thatched Boathouse…

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Piet Oudolf garden marks 20th anniversary

Hailed as the ‘forgotten’ Piet Oudolf garden, the Millennium Garden at Pensthorpe Natural Park in north Norfolk is one of the finest ‘undiscovered’ showcases of the influential work of the…

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Painshill launches open-air cinema

Historic Painshill in Surrey is offering film lovers the chance to pull up a chair under a blanket of stars and enjoy three-nights of open-air cinema in its stunning grounds.…

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Online Courses from Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Cambridge University Botanic Garden is delighted to announce a new initiative of interactive online courses from August 2020. Courses will be led on Zoom by the same great knowledgeable tutors,…

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East Lambrook Manor Gardens

Reopening 1st August 2020. Online booking required. The garden will reopen on Friday 1st August with online booking via and Visit Somerset. As the cafe and entry desk remain closed visitors…

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Batsford Arboretum

There’s plenty to look out for in the arboretum over the coming weeks, including our magnificent Pterocarya macroptera var. insignis, or wingnut tree as it’s more commonly known, pictured below.…

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Hartland Abbey – reopened

We are delighted to announce we are opening the beautiful gardens, grounds and walks at Hartland Abbey from Sunday 5th July 11 – 5pm. Our exhibitions, display of filming at…

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Great Gardens to Visit 2020


During this period of self-isolation due to Coronavirus COVID19, you can still go on a garden visit every day by visiting the Gardens to Visit Facebook page.