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Promoting the enjoyment and conservation of Lancashire’s designed landscapes 


Lancashire Gardens Trust
is a not-for-profit voluntary organisation formed in 2007 and covers the present County of Lancashire and parts of Greater Manchester and Merseyside.  We are one of a national network of Gardens Trusts affiliated to The Gardens Trust which has over 7000 members. 

We work to:

  • Raise awareness of Lancashire's wealth of designed landscapes.  They are our heritage! 
  • Research, record and protect these landscapes
  • Monitor local planning applications.

Capability Brown
Various events are planned throughout the year to celebrate Capability Brown's 300th annniversary. Please see the Events Page for more details.

Read our latest Newsletter

An elected Council of Officers manages the Trust and is developing a range of working groups.  At present these include: 

Click on these groups to find out more about what they do and how you can help and get involved.

An Education working group is also in the early stages of formation - could you help?

**Some exciting news** was reported on Friday 23rd October; The Royal Horticultural Society is to develop a fifth garden in the North West (the others being Wisley Surrey, Hyde Hall Essex, Rosemoor Devon and Harlow Carr Yorkshire).
This will be on our doorstep in Salford at Worsley New Hall, once owned by the Duke of Bridgewater and then the Earl of Ellesmere.

The opening is projected for 2019, and the development will be the biggest spend by the RHS ever. One great advantage is that there is no enormous mansion to maintain – it was demolished.


Click here to view and print a membership application form.  

LATEST NEWS (Click on link to go to relevant page)

Future Events further events to be announced soon

Conservation and  Planning Update 

Research  - New  opportunities for volunteers.

New Newsletter available

Notice Board - Lancashire Gardens Trust vacancies


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