Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

Garden tourism inquiry

Inquiry status: Concluded

Report published 22 July 2019, Government response to be published 10 October 2019.

Scope of the inquiry

Gardens are a significant part of both domestic and international tourism in the UK and contribute to the UK’s international reputation and standing. The Committee is interested in exploring how gardens and garden design contribute to tourism, to the creative economy and to our national heritage.

Terms of reference

Latest evidence

  • 22 May 2019 - Garden tourism - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF304 KB) HC 2002 | Published 29 May 2019

    Evidence given by Richard Barley, Director of Horticulture, Learning and Operations, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Philip Barnes, General Manager, Sissinghurst Castle Garden, National Trust, Sue Biggs CBE, Director-General, Royal Horticultural Society, Loyd Grossman CBE, Chairman, Royal Parks, and Anthony Pickles, Head of Tourism Affairs, Visit Britain.

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