Booking to visit the Garden

Booking to visit the Garden

As you will have heard, government guidance (click here to see it) now allows English gardens such as ours to open in the spirit of encouraging people to spend time outdoors. So we will be opening for limited numbers of visitors on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and...
An auction of promises in support of our 2020 Appeal

An auction of promises in support of our 2020 Appeal

Normally at this time of year the Garden would be very busy with exhibitions and performances, toddler groups and yoga sessions, weddings, children playing in the maze and many people just coming for a lovely stroll through the ever-changing Garden. This year has been...
Could you row across an ocean?

Could you row across an ocean?

Well, that’s what Painswick resident Martyn Thornton is planning to do later this year.  And it’s not just any old ocean – this is a solo trip of 3000 miles across the Atlantic in a boat specially-made for the purpose. Martyn will start out in...
Garden update 29 May 2020

Garden update 29 May 2020

Our focus this week has been on re-opening the Garden so you can all come and enjoy it again. We’ve made a number of changes to ensure everyone’s safety, including online advance booking to limit numbers, changes to the route into and around the Garden and closure of...
2020 appeal

2020 appeal

Please help our conservation charity by making a donation so we can continue to look after the magical place in our care.  To make a one-off donation, click here.  To become a regular giver, click here.  Alternatively, you can send us a cheque by post or ring us on...
Garden update 2 May 2020

Garden update 2 May 2020

It turns out that our suspicions were correct, and last month was in fact officially the sunniest April on record.  It has again been optimum gardening weather (and garden-visiting weather – but let’s not go there #stayhome #staysafe) with a little bit of...