Gardens Trust

For the enjoyment & conservation
of Lancashire’s designed landscapes.

Stonyhurst Pool

Who we are and what we do

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.

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.

Whilst most of our activity is currently focused on the post-1974 county, in the future we hope to develop research projects in those parts of ‘historic’ Lancashire that now lie in Greater Manchester and Merseyside. To do so we are looking for funding, volunteers, and support from local authorities.
The Mount, Fleetwood

Latest news

Keep up to date with what The Lancashire Gardens Trust is up to. All the latest on whats happening and all our past newsletters.

Avenham Park Japanese Garden

Upcoming events for 2024

Our events scheduled for 2024, and if you would like to
join us for the next one, that’s here too.

and where to go and what to do

Parks and Gardens

Places of national interest and local importance and how to research them.

(Daffodils in the Ribble Valley)

Conservation & Planning

Places which are undergoing change and how we protect them.

(Italian Garden, Stanley Park, Blackpool)

Places of interest

Locally important parks and gardens and historical sites of special interest.

(Bridge at Claughton Hall, Garstang)

a few of our latest posts

July Event – AGM & Lytham Hall

Monday 15th July 11:00am - Lytham Hall and Gardens, Ballam Rd, Lytham St Annes, FY8 4JX The AGM was held with reports on the excellent work done by the Trust over the last year accepted. 2 new council members were confirmed, George Walker and Richard Treuherz. Jane...

The Gardens Trust Impact Report

The Gardens Trust is an important part of the national planning system. As a Statutory Consultee, it must be consulted about any planning proposal which affects a Register Park or Garden whether within the park or in its wider setting. Its officers, some paid and some...

Wigan Leigh Covid Memorial Gardens

Visit to Lilford Park in Leigh By Sue and Terry Kelly On 30th April 2024 we visited Leigh on a family matter. Amazingly, the sun had appeared and as it was a warm, pleasant afternoon, we decided to take a stroll in Lilford Park and Lilford Woods. In our younger days,...

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Lancashire Gardens Trust

Regd. Office: Moss Lane House, Green Lane, Chipping, Preston. PR3 2TQ

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Charity No. 1164494

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