Our Aims

London Parks & Gardens Trust aims to increase knowledge and appreciation of parks, squares, community gardens, cemeteries, churchyards - all those places that form London's open space network.

Trust members - amateurs and professionals - provide and enjoy lectures, walks, day trips, children's programmes, a newsletter and journal, research and an inventory of historic green spaces.

Open Garden Squares Weekend, 14-15 June 2014

14-15 June 2014. Feed your curiosity with around 200 gardens to explore in this magical two-day event. Gardens range from the historic and traditional to the new and experimental and can be discovered across 25 London boroughs.
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London Gardens Online

In May 2012 our new website, London Gardens Online www.londongardensonline.org.uk, was officially launched. The information is derived from the Inventory of London's Green Spaces of Local Historic Interest, one of the Trust's biggest projects. Over 2,500 spaces across Greater London have been researched for the Trust's Inventory, with the valuable participation of many people.

The aim is to appeal to a broad range of users - from casual garden visitors to local residents, local historians, students, schoolchildren and teachers, planning authorities, architects, landscape designers, estate agents as well as tourists and visitors to London.

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London Gardens Online celebrates more than 8,000 visitors in one week! News release (PDF 130KB)


Celebrating 300 years of Capability Brown’s stunning landscape designs.

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London Parks Discovery Project

Parks Explorer

This internet-based project helps schools get the maximum benefit from their local parks and open spaces.

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Association of Gardens Trusts

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A national organization representing 34 county gardens trusts actively engaged in conserving, researching, documenting and caring for our heritage of parks, gardens and designed landscapes.

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AGT Newsletter, Autumn 2013 (PDF 467KB)

Parks & Gardens UK

Parks & Gardens UK is the leading on-line resource for historic parks and gardens providing freely accessible, accurate and inspiring information on UK parks, gardens and designed landscapes and all activities concerned with their promotion, conservation and management.

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