The National Trust is inviting visitors to enjoy and explore the unique gardens of seven of its London properties on 13 and 14 June as part of Open Garden Squares Weekend 2015.
The gardens at Osterley Park and House in London. Credit National Trust Images
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A new Celtic figure sculpted from yew will welcome visitors to the world famous Mount Stewart gardens on the shores of Strangford Lough in County Down, Northern Ireland.
l-r Neil Porteous, National Trust Head of Gardens and Alan Ryder, Mount Stewart Propagator with the new Formorian. Credit Elaine Hill
National Trust’s first garden centre at Morden Hall Park will officially open on Saturday 9 May.
The 5,000 square metre garden centre is the only outlet in the UK to be completely peat free, selling a range of plants and shrubs in line with the conservation charity’s principles.
The National Trust’s new garden centre at Morden Hall Park in South London. Credit Sophia Schorr-Kon
Mount Stewart, on the shores of Strangford Lough in Northern Ireland opens today after a three year, £8million restoration project sees this grand house returned to its former glory.
The Central Hall at Mount Stewart. Credit Elaine Hill
Visitors to the National Trust landmark can now enjoy the reinvigorated and re-decorated house with previously unopened rooms including the butler’s silver store and billiard room.
A major new garden installation at the
Manchester Art Gallery, which opens tomorrow (Thursday 2 April), will showcase the city’s rich gardening heritage over the last four centuries. Continue reading
A ten acre area of tranquil riverside gardens will open tomorrow (Saturday 28 March) at the National Trust’s
Bodnant Garden in north Wales for the first time in its 140-year history. Continue reading
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National Trust teams up with Cadbury to offer families an Easter weekend of fun
It’s that time of the year again when Cadbury teams up with the National Trust to offer families the ultimate day out with their popular Easter Egg Trails.
This year, the Cadbury Eggsplorers Easter Egg Trail (3-6 April) will be inviting families to unleash their inner explorer with adventurous trails taking place across the country.
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