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The Gibberd Garden

Marsh Lane | Gilden Way, Harlow CM17 0NA, England
+44 1279 442112
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Gem

A hidden gem Lovely walks Wonderful stone collection set in gardens Tells a great story of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chris C
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Wonderful blend of natural and formal garden, with a quirky twist

Its not manicured, formal planting mixes with natural and wild flowers and plants. Mixed in are... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2017
Mike R
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Marsh Lane | Gilden Way, Harlow CM17 0NA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A hidden gem Lovely walks Wonderful stone collection set in gardens Tells a great story of the gibberd Born a architect who designed a lot of Harlow Lovely tea shops Set well off the beaten track Well worth a visit

Thank Chris C
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Its not manicured, formal planting mixes with natural and wild flowers and plants. Mixed in are statues and object which give it an interesting and quirky feel. Not a massive area but calming to stroll around. Tea rooms are clean and tidy manned with volunteers...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Special events hosted by the garden are always a must. The children can roam the garden with it's many winding, hidden paths and sculptures. The tea room is a good size and buggy friendly, they also have a few high chairs. Getting round the garden...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed April 16, 2017

We came here for the Easter hunt. It was well organised, great fun and a good way to make sure you get around and see all of the garden. I've been a couple of times before and there were still bits that I hadn't seen....More

1  Thank Arfasleep
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Sir Frederick Gibberd was an architect e.g. Liverpool Catholic Cathedral, Town Planner for Harlow New Town and Landscape Architect, for instance, here! We had not heard of him before we found this garden on the website but we are glad that we did. There is...More

Thank ShaunH290
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Bit of a long walk to Garden; nearly needed a taxi! expected loads of snowdrops as advertised, sure there were clumps of them dotted around, restaurant had to queue 15 minutes for, wont bother next year

Thank Ron B
Reviewed April 2, 2017

What a lovely garden! Perfect place to visit on a Spring day, Full of interesting sculptures as well as beautiful trees and plants. The house is interesting too in a quirky way. The lady who gave us a talk about the place was a delight....More

1  Thank john_pearsonphillips
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Not one for going to gardens however this was such a surprise with all of its sculptures! Fun for young and old however may be tricksy for less mobile people. Wouldn't recommend wheelchairs if wet as a lot of grass! Didn't go in cafe or...More

Thank Gwinny12237
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Really nice tea and scones very nice place to see and walk around x feels like the countryside even though we were still in Harlow .

Thank FrankyHarlow
Reviewed February 26, 2017

On a dull Sunday morning we drove over to see the snowdrops. We got much more from a two hour visit. Spring showing snowdrops in profusion and splashes of early crocus, daffodils and hellebores. Not to forget the sculptures and whimsies. The tea room was...More

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Can to take a dog on a lead
April 16, 2017|
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Response from OrdinHarryman | Reviewed this property |
When we visited there were a couple. Given the nature of the gardens I cannot believe you would be turned away. On the lead is a definite and clear up any "deposits` that may occur yourself. Respect goes a long way and in... More
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