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Brand new visitor attraction in cool Carmarthenshire

In a dreamy, wooded valley with water all around, there’s a very special experience waiting to be discovered. Paid for with the fruits of a remarkable fundraising effort, the Regency…

Celebrate National Gardening Week

It’s National Gardening Week this week, so what better excuse to treat yourself and your garden with a day out at the Blenheim Palace Flower Show? Running until Sunday 2nd…

Let Painshill transport you to a different world this summer

This summer, Painshill in Surrey invites you to sit in a beautiful English walled garden and be transported to the wilds of Africa, a fairy-filled forest glade, and the decks…

Enjoy spring at Lullingstone Castle!

The 2021 season has got off to a flying start, after a busy winter preparing the garden, it’s so good to be open and be able to welcome so many…

Bourton House Gardens

With just over 3 weeks until we open for your 2021 season, lots of prep going on; in the garden (as always!) and in the office… lots of Friends card…

Rare and exotic cactus from the Amazon rainforest to flower for the first time in the UK

Catch a rare glimpse of an Amazonian flowering cactus – which opens at sunset and is over by sunrise – live from Cambridge University Botanic Garden. The Moonflower, Selenicereus wittii,…

Historic gardens transformed into a magical winter wonderland

Painshill looked more like Narnia than Bridgerton today after its snowy transformation. The beautiful gardens and magical follies in Cobham looked spectacular in the crisp sunshine – even if it…

The Gardens Trust

The Gardens Trust has a series of online lectures to view at present. They can be viewed from this link 

Learn in lockdown – new online winter courses released by Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Discover your inner artist, learn how to propagate and prune, or immerse yourself in the landscapes of Jane Austen’s novels on a January evening course. All from the comfort of…

Lullingstone Castle

Enjoy autumn colour! October is a great time to visit The World Garden, the perfect opportunity to escape outdoors and enjoy our wonderful autumn colour. 2020 has brought its challenges, although we…

King John’s Nursery & Gardens

As we slip through the Autumn light towards the chillier months the gardens warming colours are looking gorgeous. But at the moment the forecasters are telling us we are blessed…

Botanic Garden Trustee Board is growing

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is delighted to announce the appointment of five new Trustees. They are BBC broadcaster and past Chair of Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, Mel…