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Gardens for children

Gardens can give children a great sense of freedom, beauty and enjoyment, especially if they don't have easy access to nature in their home environment. Gardens are also full of interesting things to look for and think about, and can provide children with hours of fun and stimulation. Gardens can even support your child's education by helping to cover areas of the National Curriculum.

Children are very welcome visitors in NGS gardens, though of course, just like adult visitors, they need to stay safe and respect other people's enjoyment of the garden. Some gardens may be less suitable for children due to safety reasons.

Click here to download the Numberjacks & NGS garden activity sheetClick here to download a garden activity sheet for children, created by the NGS and the children's television brand Numberjacks. 

Below, you will find a list of exceptionally good NGS gardens for children.

 

 

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2016.10.16
Devon
Sunday 16 October (2 - 5pm)

Sussex
Open by arrangement May to October

2016.10.09
Sussex
Sunday 9 October (2 - 5pm)

2016.10.04
Sussex
Tuesday 4 October (10am - 6pm)

Ceredigion
Open by arrangement

2016.10.16
Powys
Sunday 16 October (11am - 4pm)

2016.10.02
Gwent
Sunday 2 October (2 - 5pm)

2016.10.09
Surrey
Sunday 9 October (10am - 6pm)

Gloucestershire
Open by arrangement

Nottinghamshire
Open by arrangement March to October

Berkshire
For opening times and information, please phone 01189 302221 or visit www.englefieldestate.co.uk.

2016.11.05
Hertfordshire
Saturday 5 November (4 - 8pm)

Bedfordshire
Open by arrangement May to December

2016.10.02
Kent
Sunday 2 October (12 - 5pm)

2016.10.15
Essex
Saturday 15 October (10am - 5pm)
Sunday 16 October (10am - 5pm)

London
Open by arrangement March to October

Gloucestershire
Open by arrangement May to October

Cambridgeshire
Open by arrangement April to October

Hertfordshire
For opening times and information, please phone 01279 842509 or visit www.hopleys.co.uk.

Dorset
For opening times and information, please phone 01305 215003, email events@kmc.ac.uk or visit www.morekmc.com.

Dorset
Open by arrangement February to November

Gwent
Open by arrangement March to October

Gwynedd
Open by arrangement

Cumbria
Open by arrangement

Devon
For opening times and information, please phone 01752 691749, email lorna.lukesland@gmail.com or visit www.lukesland.co.uk.

Yorkshire
For opening times and information, please phone 01423 322583, email info@newbyhall.com or visit www.newbyhall.com.

2016.10.02
Herefordshire
Sunday 2 October (1 - 5pm)

Dorset
Open by arrangement

2016.10.16
Sussex
Sunday 16 October (11am - 3.30pm)

Hampshire
For opening times and information, please phone 01590 612307 or visit www.fairweathers.co.uk.

Devon
For opening times and information, please phone 01803 872939 or visit www.plant-world-gardens.co.uk.

Surrey
Open by arrangement

2016.10.09
Devon
Sunday 9 October (12 - 5pm)

Cornwall
For opening times and information, please phone 01326 252200, email mail@trebah-garden.co.uk or visit www.trebah-garden.co.uk.

Cornwall
Open by arrangement March to October

Dorset
For opening times and information, please phone 01202 262753 or visit www.uptoncountrypark.com.

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