Somerset's Wildlife Gardens

Fundraise for us

Somerset's Wildlife Gardens

WildNet - Tom Marshall

Visit wonderful wildlife gardens

Due to COVID-19 all open gardens have unfortunately been cancelled until the end of July. Please check back for more information and future dates.

Visit our beautiful gardens opening this year in aid of Somerset Wildlife Trust, find out how to open your own garden or volunteer to help out.

Check back soon for more dates!

Joe Swift

Joe Swift - Garden designer, writer and TV presenter

“Somerset’s Wildlife Gardens is a fantastic initiative by Somerset Wildlife Trust, where you can visit wonderful private gardens and learn from the hosts how, with just a few tweaks, your garden can easily become a haven for insects, birds and a whole host of other creatures. I wholeheartedly support this scheme and encourage everyone to visit a Somerset Wildlife Garden, whist enjoying a cup of tea and scrumptious cake (what’s not to love!). Together we can raise important funds to support the Trust’s vital work for wildlife in the county.”

Want to get involved?

We’re looking for people with wildlife-friendly gardens to open in aid of Somerset Wildlife Trust, and we’re always in need of extra helpers to help with ticket money and serving refreshments.

If either is of interest, please click below to find out more.


Become a Somerset's Wildlife Gardens host

Open your garden

Red-tailed bumblebee on bird's foot trefoil - Jon Hawkins - Surrey Hills Photography


Become a Somerset's Wildlife Gardens helper

Help out at open gardens

Blue tit on feeder with house in background - Ben Hall

Check out the gardens below that have previously opened for us!

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