Where shall we go today?

There’s over 200 gardens to explore with the National Trust, that’s a lot of choice. If you’re feeling stuck for somewhere to visit, or want help narrowing the choice use our handy flowchart. Perfect for the indecisive garden lover…

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National Trust spring gardens 2015

Like to know more about what’s on offer during spring 2015 at Glendurgan Garden, Arlington Court, Barrington Court, Stourhead, Godolphin and Greenway?

Visit our guide on these spring gardens.

Pantheon takes centre stage in autumn ‘performance’

Autumn may have been slow to arrive but now the landmark Pantheon at Stourhead is being framed in rich autumn colours, and is once more open to visitors after months of vital repairs.

Alan Power, Stourhead’s head gardener, and sometime media star, said: “The garden is showing definite signs of autumn, with strong pockets of colour arriving.

“To really appreciate the change that happens in autumn, you should visit a few times, to experience just how the garden develops throughout the season, and the how the landscape changes.” Continue reading…

At 40.4 metres – Stourhead oak tree is the tallest in the UK

Stourhead Oak with David Alderman (Tree Register) and Emily Utgren (Stourhead gardener)

Stourhead Oak with David Alderman (Tree Register) and Emily Utgren (Stourhead gardener)

 The tallest oak tree in the country has been found in the grounds of the National Trust Stourhead estate in Wiltshire – at 40.4 metres (132.5 feet) it is officially the tallest English Oak in the UK. Continue reading…