Cressing Temple, Essex

Aerial view of Cressing Temple walled garden

Cressing Temple, Unforgettable Garden of the Month by David Andrews and Rebecca Ashbey, Essex Gardens Trust Created originally c. 1600, new garden 1996 Garden wall listed at Grade II Cressing is situated in central Essex between the towns of Witham and Braintree.  The manor was given by Queen Matilda to the Knights Templar in 1137.  […]

Historic Buildings Parks & Gardens Event

The Gardens Trust will have a stand at the 2021 Historic Buildings, Parks and Gardens Event which will take place on Tuesday 16th November at the QEII Centre in Westminster, London. The event is free to attend for everyone in the conservation and heritage sectors if you register by 25th October. Owners, guardians, volunteers and professionals […]

Black History Month

Photo of the frontispiece and title page of The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano or Gustavus Vassa the African

As part of this year’s Black History Month, the Gardens Trust is highlighting black figures from British history who have been involved in gardening or inspired by horticulture. This is part of our wider Heritage Lottery funded project Engaging With Our Future, which aims to show new audiences just how diverse, relevant and engaging garden […]