Use Places & People to search over 6,600 parks and gardens in the UK and 2,100 biographies of people associated with them. Image location: Bedgebury National Pinetum

Learn about the rich heritage of parks and gardens in Topics.
Image location: Powis Castle

Follow News & Events, updated regularly with the latest information affecting historic parks and gardens. Image location: Sheffield Botanical Gardens

Visit the Schools for ideas and activities to encourage the interest of children and young people in their local parks. Image location: Trentham

Join us as a volunteer and Research & Record historic parks and gardens in your area.
Image location: Cirencester Abbey

View the Illustrated Glossary which provides definitions and accompanying images for terms and concepts associated with historic parks and gardens. Image location: Pannett Park



Explore time and place, lives and death, politics and religion through historic parks, gardens and designed landscapes of the British Isles. These designed spaces are fragile elements of heritage. They are also one of the richest sources of living history.


A selection of educational activities and additional resources for teachers to use in class on the subject of parks, gardens and their history and geared toward the Key Stages in the National Curriculum.