Support RHS Garden Bridgewater

With your generous support, RHS Bridgewater, Greater Manchester, will continue to transform, creating a sanctuary for plants, people and nature

Donate to RHS Bridgewater

By giving a gift today, you’ll become an essential part of RHS Bridgewater’s growth. Your support will help us protect and restore its heritage, continue our work with local communities, and improve the wellbeing of all those who visit.

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Help RHS Bridgewater grow

Give a gift today. Your support will help further grow this incredible garden in Greater Manchester:

<i>Primula</i> Candelabra hybrids surrounding the Music Pavilion
Primula Candelabra hybrids surrounding the Music Pavilion

Opened in 2021, this modern garden in Salford, Greater Manchester is set within an historic landscape, and encompasses woodland, lakes, a Chinese Streamside Garden, meadow and a contemporary take on the traditional walled gardens.

It is exciting to see the site growing and thriving, and your donation directly impacts the development of RHS Bridgewater. Your contribution can help support community and education programmes, further planting and bringing to life new areas of the garden.

With your support RHS Bridgewater can continue growing and spreading joy. Your donation could help us to: 

  • Enhance wildlife habitats
  • Fund new horticultural projects
  • Provide educational programs and experiences
  • Deliver a health and wellbeing programme for communities in Greater Manchester
  • Maintain and improve garden features

Visitors looking at with team member
Community gardeners working with volunteers at RHS Bridgewater

“We have great ambitions for the development of RHS Bridgewater, including planting a climate resilient and beautiful new arboretum in the next few years. With your support we can continue to grow this stunning garden, providing a space to be enjoyed for generations to come.”

Marcus Chilton-Jones, Curator, RHS Bridgewater

RHS Bridgewater Curator’s Circle

A fantastic way to help the development of RHS Bridgewater. There are three levels to choose from below, with each level benefitting from special access to the garden and the RHS:

RHS Bridgewater Arboretum

Your donation will help put down roots for the future with the planting of a new arboretum:

Unique treescape
Bring a unique treescape to life at RHS Bridgewater

Help us transform the landscape of RHS Bridgewater by donating to the incredible Arboretum project. Not only will the arboretum provide a wonderful new space in the garden to enjoy and connect with trees, it will also improve biodiversity and nurture the local environment year after year. With your support, this ambitious project will benefit our visitors, wildlife and local area for decades to come.

In-memory gifts

Celebrate the life of a loved one with a gift to the RHS:

Remember the life of a loved one and their passion for gardening or love of RHS Bridgewater with a gift in their memory to help the garden flourish. A gift of £100 or more will allow you to add a calligraphy inscription to the public Book of Remembrance held at the garden.

View of The Paradise Garden in summer
Aerial view of The Paradise Garden in summer

Corporates and trusts

Investing in the future of RHS Bridgewater with partnership opportunities:

The Chinese Streamside Garden Founding Committee
The Chinese Streamside Garden Founding Committee

Collaborating with funders and charitable partners has created bespoke partnerships benefiting Greater Manchester communities and offering exclusive supporter opportunities. The team at RHS Bridgewater is passionate about partnering with those who support wellbeing, sustainability, and education in Greater Manchester and the North West.

For those interested in investing in the future of RHS Bridgewater, learning more about partnership opportunities, or discussing how to provide support as an individual, company, or trust, please contact Susanna Caudwell, Senior Philanthropy Manager at [email protected].

Got a question?

If you would like to find out more about our charitable work and support RHS fundraising appeals, make a donation, remember a loved one, or leave a gift in your will – contact our Development team.

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