The Gardens Trust Training Day

Protecting Historic Parks and Gardens: Mastering Planning Responses Gaining the skills and confidence to write a planning application comment letter . Aim: This day will give you the skills needed to assess the impact of a proposed development or change on a historic...
Lady Arabella Lennox-Boyd

Lady Arabella Lennox-Boyd

Veitch Memorial Medal The Royal Horticultural Society conferred the Veitch Memorial Medal upon our joint-patron, Lady Arabella Lennox-Boyd ‘in recognition of her outstanding work in horticulture’.   Lady Arabella Lennox – Boyd ┬áhas won 6 Gold...
Downham Hall

Downham Hall

Downham Hall Gardens   Trust members were welcomed by Olivia and the Honourable Ralph Assheton. It had to be a Ralph, as the family heir has been called Ralph for five generations.   Downham Hall Recently Lord Clitheroe handed over the running of the Hall...
Lowther Castle

Lowther Castle

Lowther Castle   Two years ago we visited Lowther to witness the transformation of its south garden, overseen by Dominic Cole OBE, former chairman of the Garden History Society and now president of The Gardens Trust.   Capability Brown’s Plan The long...