The aims of the Trust:

  • To survey, research and record gardens, parks and open spaces throughout both counties.
  • To help and advise owners on protection, restoration and maintenance.
  • To promote public interest in our legacy of landscape parks and gardens through exhibitions, lectures, visits and other educational means.
  • To liaise with owners, local communities and authorities to elicit general support for our aims.
  • To lobby for official financial support for the conservation and protection of our historic parks and gardens.

Whitfield Court from the Park by Joshua Cristall, c.1840 

(private collection)