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.

Glendurgan magnolias in top form 25 years after great storm

John Lanyon (Garden Manager) & Charles Fox ( Whose family gave Glendurgan to the National Trust in 1962 reflecting on the magnolia flowers this year.  Since the Great Storm 25 years ago that wiped out over 70 trees in a matter of hours, the Magnolias have flourished and due to losing the surrounding trees, and are set to put on a magnificient display this year

John Lanyon (Garden Manager) & Charles Fox ( Whose family gave Glendurgan to the National Trust in 1962) reflecting on the magnolia flowers this year. Since the Great Storm 25 years ago that wiped out over 70 trees in a matter of hours, the Magnolias have flourished and due to losing the surrounding trees, and are set to put on a magnificient display this year

The gardeners at the National Trust’s Glendurgan near Falmouth have been reflecting on how the 25-acre valley garden has changed since the great storm of 1990. On January 25 that year seventy trees blew over in a matter of hours. Far from being a disaster, the events of that day proved transformational for the garden. Having suddenly lost many of their surrounding woodland companions, the tree-sized flowering magnolias have turned the extra light, moisture and nutrients into eye-catching flowering each March.

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