Look Forward to Visiting The Gibberd Garden in 2021



Updated January 6th 2021

We look forward to greeting visitors for our 2021 season. Details will be updated here as plans develop.

We plan to open The Garden for Easter

Sunday April 4th and Monday 5th 2021

Our  planned Snowdrop and Hellebore Days in February are CANCELLED due to the current pandemic restrictions.  We will review the situation in mid-February

This unique and beautiful Gibberd Garden was created by Sir Frederick Gibberd (1908-1984) and planned as a series of enticing spaces, every turn reveals a new vista or work of art.

The Coronavirus pandemic changed how we operated in 2020. We will be planning the 2021 season through the winter, adapting to the changing situation, so before planning your next visit:

Please check these links for Winter Updates and a preview of next season:

Winter Updates – 2020-21

Visitor Information 2021

Follow us on Facebook

Visit the online Shop – we have new items including a variety of notelets with images of the Gibberd Garden.     Shop

 


Historic Houses

The Gibberd Garden is a participating house member of Historic Houses.

Full Details are on the Visitor Information page.


Covid-19 Fundraising Appeal

The Gibberd Garden has launched a fundraising appeal to ensure the future of a Harlow Treasure.

Make a donation here:

Donate – Gibberd Garden Covid-19 Appeal

For details and more ways to support The Gibberd Garden:

Fundraising – 2020 Details



Policies


Please read our Cookie and Privacy (Data Protection) Policies via these links:

   Privacy Policy

   Cookie Policy



Featured Sculpture


We are showcasing sculptures in The Garden as a regular feature. We are pleased to have a new sculpture, inspired by Sir Frederick Gibberd’s Garden and created by Krijn de Koning, as part of New Geographies – a three year project funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. Follow the link to the current “Featured Sculpture”

Sculpture in the Gibberd Garden

FIND OUT MORE



Opening Times (In Season – April to September)

The Gibberd Garden is open every Wednesday and Sunday, 2pm – 5pm (last entry 4pm).

Payment is by Card / Contactless only.

Visitor Information 2021

Via this link:   Visitor Information 2021

Occasional Closures

Please note that the garden may be closed to the public due to private events.  The garden will be closed on the following dates:

We currently do not have any private events

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Admission Prices

Full: £5.00
Concession: £4.00 (over 60 or Students)
Children 5 to 16yrs: £1.00 (under 5s FREE)
Members of the the following organizations:  FREE

  • Friends of The Gibberd Garden
  • Historic Houses

Location

Marsh Lane, Harlow, Essex CM17 0NA
Satnav reference: CM17 0NA
What3Words:  silk.shows.rams
Grid Reference: TL48368-12519

A new walking route from the Victoria Hall to Marsh Lane through the Gilden Estate is open (January 2021)  Details:

Via this link:   Find Us








Winter Images of the Gibberd Garden



PLAN YOUR VISIT

All the information you need to plan a great day out at The Gibberd Garden in 2021

Visitor Info


PRIVATE HIRE

The Gibberd Garden could be the perfect venue for your special occasion

PRIVATE HIRE


GET INVOLVED

Help us maintain the legacy of Sir Frederick Gibberd's garden by becoming a friend

BECOME A FRIEND


Upcoming Events






REVIEWS


  • I’ve visited the Gibberd Garden many times and every time it makes me feel like a kid. Much of its planting is green, which sets a tranquil scene. It is cleverly laid out: divided up into rooms, most of them home to interesting pieces of sculpture that increase the sense of exploration and discovery as you move through.

    JOE SWIFT
    THE GUARDIAN: THE 10 BEST GARDENS TO VISIT THIS SUMMER
  • The Gibberd Garden is a national treasure.

    DAILY EXPRESS
  • Architect Sir Frederick Gibberd's ambitious sculpture garden ought not to be missed, especially as it is at a peak with excellent horticulture complementing the 90 or so sculptures and episodes that adorn this site. Well worth going out of your way for.

    TIM RICHARDSON
    DAILY TELEGRAPH: TEN WELL-KEPT SECRETS TO VISIT
  • It is a wonderful garden ... an inspiration to the present generation of young gardeners.

    THE TIMES
  • Gibberd's Garden has all the sureness of a latter-day Brown or Repton's work. Everyone who visits is bewitched by its serene but entertaining beauty.

    SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
  • You know how much thought must have gone into it, yet it looks utterly uncontrived: true wizardry.

    SAGA MAGAZINE


Hidden Treasures




Gibberd Rooms


FIND OUT MORE


Artists' Inspiration


FIND OUT MORE


Gibberd Himself


FIND OUT MORE


THE GIBBERD GARDEN HAS BEEN FEATURED IN