Stowe campaign reaches the end of the road

The Gardens Trust has disappointing news about our campaign to protect a key, un-altered 18th century area of the historic landscape at Stowe. Stowe School, which occupies the house at the heart of Stowe’s Grade-I listed landscape park, put in an application to build a new design and technology building during lockdown in November 2020. […]

Hardwick Park, County Durham

The statue of Neptune in the lake at Hardwick Park

Hardwick Park in County Durham, Unforgettable Garden of the Month, nominated by Martin Roberts, Northumbria Gardens Trust Created c.1750-64 by John Burdon and his architect James Paine Registered Grade II* At Hardwick Hall, outside Sedgefield in County Durham, John Burdon created one of the finest parkland landscapes in the North East of England. The park […]

World Forestry Day 2022

Painting of a forest by William Payne to illustrate World Forestry Day

To mark World Forestry Day on 21st March our conservation team have given us this update on their work with trees, woodland, and advising the Forestry Commission. We are often consulted on works to trees within designed landscapes, most recently within the Grade-II listed landscape of Middle Temple, London. The GT and the London Gardens […]