London Parks & Gardens Trust

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.

Twickenham Park Study Day

Plan of garden

25 April 2015
Orleans House Gallery

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London Gardens Online

Information on over 2,500 spaces across Greater London is now available at This information is derived from the Inventory of London's Green Spaces of Local Historic Interest, one of the Trust's biggest projects. It was researched 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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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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Conservation Development Officer

The London Parks & Gardens Trust is looking for someone with the knowledge and experience to review and develop our conservation work, as part of a six-month project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund to achieve significant strategic change in the Trust.

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The cover of the current London Landscapes

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Contacting us

Duck Island Cottage
St James's Park
London SW1A 2BJ
Telephone 020 7839 3969

London Historic Parks & Gardens Trust is a registered charity, no1042337, and a company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales, no 2935176.

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