Garden Design

Join us at our Open Day on Saturday 9 October, 10am to 3pm

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Explore a campus near you, meet tutors and discuss courses from 10am to 3pm.

Garden Design at London’s environmental college

Garden design is a unique profession that combines science with art. Turn your passion for nature and design into a meaningful career by transforming open spaces into beautiful oases.

Our tutors will help you gain industry-recognised qualifications and encourage you to get involved in environmental landscaping projects. You will also have the opportunity to showcase your designs in national competitions, and visit renowned gardens, parks and public spaces to inspire your work.

Why come to an Open Day

See what life is like at Capel Manor College:

  • Explore your local campus and its facilities
  • Participate in activities and competitions
  • Watch live talks and demonstrations
  • Meet current and future students
  • Discuss courses with tutors
  • Receive support with your application

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Andrew landed skills that matter

I have increased my confidence in my abilities, and it has helped me rediscover my love for drawing. The course also helped me improve my design skills and horticultural knowledge. Andrew studied Level 1 and Level 3 garden design courses at Capel Manor College.

Career prospects

Garden Designer

Being a garden designer can be a flexible full-time job enabling you to run your own business and work from home. Careers also include working as a designer for a landscape architect service or a garden design practice.

Interior Landscaper

Design, arrange and care for living plants in enclosed environments. Be responsible for designing indoor planting schemes with colour and focal points in offices, shopping centres, restaurants, and more.

Heritage and Conservation

Help manage the design of historic gardens and green spaces around the world. Work for organisations or charities like the National Trust, or other prominent gardens and estates.

Find us

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  • Jack Cornwell Park, Skeltons Lane, Leyton, London, E10 5BS

    Tel: 020 8558 8537, Map

  • By bus: 69, 97 and W16

    By rail: British Rail Overground - Leyton Midland Station

    By tube: Leyton Station (Central line)

  • Ledrington Road, London, SE19 2BS

    Tel: 020 8778 5572, Map

  • By bus: 157, 358, 410, 249, 432, 322, 417, 3, 363, 202 and 931

    By rail: Served by Crystal Palace Station (from Victoria, London Bridge and Dalston Junction)

  • Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 4RQ

    Tel: 0303 003 1234Map

  • By car: The Campus is situated just off junction 25 of the M25 and the A10 Southbound

    By rail: Served by Turkey Street Station (from Liverpool Street Station), the College is approximately 20 mins walk from Turkey Street

    By bus: Buses 217 and 317

  • Popes Lane, Acton, W3 8LQ

    Tel: 020 8993 6266, Map

  • By tube: Acton Town Station (Piccadilly line) is 10 minutes’ walk from the Campus

  • Mottingham Lane, Mottingham, London, SE12 9AW

    Tel: 020 8676 0870, Map

  • By bus: Jevington Way, Alnwick Road, and Mottingham Way stops are within five minutes' walk of the Campus

    By rail: Mottingham station is a 23 minute walk from the Campus, with regular services to London Charing Cross, London Bridge, Cannon Street and Dartford

    By car: Mottingham Campus is located on Mottingham Lane, just two minutes’ drive from the A20 Sidcup Road/South Circular Road roundabout

  • The Store Yard, Inner Circle, Regent’s Park, NW1 4NR

    Tel: 020 7486 7930, Map

  • By tube: The Campus is very well served by tube stations on various lines including Regent’s Park (Bakerloo line), Great Portland Street (Hammersmith & City, Circle and Metropolitan lines), Baker Street (Hammersmith & City, Circle, Jubilee, Metropolitan and Bakerloo lines) and Camden Town (Northern line)

Register for our Open Day

Find a course

Upcoming event

Saturday 9 October

Open Day

Explore a campus near you, meet tutors and discuss courses from 10am to 3pm.