Gardens & Coronavirus

Gardens across the UK are now beginning to reopen for visitors and we encourage everyone to visit them, as this is one way that we can all support Britain, it's horticultural and botanical heritage, our tourism industry and the people who work within it. Visiting gardens is also good for us too, it provides us with many health and well-being benefits and is proven to reduce stress and and anxiety levels.
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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

The National Trust – Re-opening in England

The National Trust been working hard to reopen our places and they’d like to share our latest news with you. They’ve now reopened more than 200 coast and countryside car…

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Painshill reopens to the public

Historic Painshill in Surrey has reopened its gates to its members and the public as lockdown begins to ease. The 158-acre landscaped gardens in Cobham closed in March because of…

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Leonardslee has reopened

Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens Opened June 1st 2020 Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens opened on June 1st, following its earlier closure to meet COVID-19 regulations, says owner Penny Streeter OBE: “We…

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Arundel Castle - Alium Extravaganza

Unusually tranquil scenes are taking place across the grounds of Arundel Castle in West Sussex as thousands of flowers burst into bloom for the Allium Extravaganza.

Although one cannot physically visit the gardens for the time being, everyone can enjoy a virtual tour with the Head Gardener Martin Duncan in the following videos.

Tour of the gardens with Martin Duncan part 1: https://vimeo.com/412895699

Tour of the gardens with Martin Duncan part 2: https://vimeo.com/414887739

Narcissi

Narcissi

Magnolia Sprengeri

Magnolia Sprengeri

Embothrium coccineum

Embothrium coccineum

Menziesia ciliicalyx (Rhododendron benhallii)

Menziesia ciliicalyx (Rhododendron benhallii)

Candelabra primulas

Candelabra primulas