A warm welcome
Welcome to Garden Design School, the country’s leading independent provider of garden design vocational training courses that can be taken at two superb locations. Painshill Park - Cobham or University Bristol Botanical Gardens.
A Course that delivers
- A unique, pragmatic Diploma curriculum designed and delivered by two of the UK’s leading practicing
garden designers and supported by highly respected industry specialists.
- Over a decade of nurturing and supporting graduates that go on to pursue their garden design career dreams.
- The option of two beautiful, historic and accessible venues in the UK .
- An industry recognised qualification gained within just one academic year.
- Free taster days; a valuable opportunity to meet the tutors, students and graduates to get a flavour of what it feels like to be part of Garden Design School.
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Our flagship garden design Diploma is widely acknowledged as having set the industry standard in today’s garden design Diploma courses. We create a nurturing and inspiring learning environment, which has been empowering students to confidently embark on a professional career in garden design for over a decade.
The school’s founders, Robin Templar Williams and Moira Farnham, are established, industry leading garden designers in their own right. They have developed and taught world-class garden design courses and workshops at many of the horticultural, landscape and garden design schools across the UK, and internationally.