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Image location: Powis Castle

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Image location: Cirencester Abbey

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A new home for Parks & Gardens UK

Parks & Gardens UK is entering a new exciting phase in its development and will be given a new home with the Hestercombe Gardens Trust from October 2016. The transition will take place over the coming weeks, during which time response times may be slightly longer than usual for general queries and website/database updates. All queries should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please note that we don't have any involvement with access to the properties on our database or their management. If you have a query about the management of a site or gaining access to a specific place for the purpose of a visit, wedding etc, please contact the property owners directly.

We welcome latest news items, information about upcoming events, contributions of new research and also corrections to any of the data on our website.

Read the full press release here.