Garden Experiences


Garden Experiences


These gift memberships all enable lucky recipients to visit more than one place over the course of a year.   They offer lots of wonderful days out, memories to make, interesting facts to discover and awesome places to visit and enjoy.   Let someone else do the hard work and just relax as you stroll round, taking in your surroundings and the fresh air!  They have the extra benefit of protecting our heritage and places for wildlife and future generations and supporting these charities in their work.  

How about a gift membership to the Royal Horticultural Society?  They are famous for their flower shows (Chelsea, Hampton Court Palace, Tatton Park, Wisley and now Bridgewater), and members get reduced rate tickets! They also get free entry to the five RHS gardens (Wisley in Surrey, Harlow Carr in Yorkshire, Rosemoor in Devon, Hyde Hall in Essex and Bridgewater near Manchester), and to over 220 partner gardens, monthly inspirational advice and news from The Garden magazine (worth £59, available digitally or as a paper version), gardening advice and also the now the RHS The Garden app with easy access to tips and advice.    Find out more and give a membership here.

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The National Trust has some amazing gardens in its care, with  kitchen gardens, walled gardens, orchards, meadows and acres of parkland to explore.   The Trust's great website give you tips such the best places to see bluebells and secret gardens to explore!  Members enjoy free entry to over 500 places in the Trust's care - they look after historic houses, nature reserves, coastline and farmland.  They also enjoy free parking at most National Trust places (but not all), the National Trust Handbook which is packed with infomraiton about the places the Trust looks after, the National Trust Magazine which comes three times a year and access to the online Members' Area, giving you first look previews and behind-the-scenes features.   Give a membership to the National Trust here.

The National Trust for Scotland protects the things which make Scotland special, working to ensure that the countryside stays unspoilt and accessible.  Take a look at the gardens it looks after - there are 27 of them to explore and enjoy.  Membership gives you unlimited free entry to over 100 places across Scotland, so that you can enjoy the great outdoors, and delve into the country's incredible history, free parking in Trust-owned car parks, a subscription to the Trust's award-winning magazine three times a year, and a copy of the Members' Guide in your welcome back.  There's more besides - take a look here to see what membership gives you! 

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For anyone who is interested in organic farming, a gift membership to Garden Organic could be just the gift!  There's The Organic Way magazine three times a year, free or discounted entry to a range of partner gardens around the UK including at base, Ryton Organic Gardens, an online members-only area of our website with detailed organic growing information and access to our gardening advice team, a monthly email newsletter with updates from the charity and news, 10% discount on all orders placed with the award-winning Organic Gardening Catalogue and discounts on courses and events!   Find out more here