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The Gibberd Garden

An inspirational garden designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd, a leading Twentieth Century architect.

Marsh Lane, Harlow, Essex, CM17 0NA

Gibberd Garden grounds with gardeners

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Free for members
Facilities
  • Accessible loos
  • Accessible parking
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Easily accessible without car
  • Free parking
  • Pet friendly
  • Shop
Accessibility
  • Accessible parking
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
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Located on the outskirts of Harlow, The Gibberd Garden is an inspirational Grade II listed garden. Designed by Sir Frederick Gibberd, a leading Twentieth Century architect and Master Planner of Harlow. The garden comprises of formal lawns, streams and glades, a mature lime avenue, a wild garden with a tangle of paths, 90 artefacts and sculptures and a moated castle. The Gibberd Rooms contain Sir Frederick Gibberd’s archive, Library and living area, set as it was during his lifetime.

The garden is full of sculptures and ‘decorative objects’, including ceramic pots and items of architectural salvage. It has lawns, streams and glades, a dramatic mature lime avenue, a wild garden, an arboretum and a moated castle.

Visitors on Sundays and on private tours may see part of Sir Frederick’s former home. The living room, dining room, library and archive is the basis of the Gibberd Rooms. The rooms have been restored to their original sixties look and all the furniture and fittings are authentic. There are many drawings, photographs and models on display which reflect the diversity of Sir Frederick’s talent.

Opening Times

2022

April to September on select dates available to view on their website (see link below).

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

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Admission

Historic Houses members visit free.

  • Adults: £5
  • Concessions (over 60s, disabled, students): £4
  • Children, 5yrs – 16 yrs: £1
  • Under 5s: Free
Accessibility
  • Accessible parking
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

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Gibberd Garden sunlight in the summer

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