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The Gibberd Garden

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Address: Marsh Lane | Gilden Way, Harlow CM17 0NA, England
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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Gwinny12237
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 house but maybe next time :)

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Thank Gwinny12237
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 .

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Thank FrankyHarlow
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 busy, rightly so. The soups were running out. The cake was delicious. Modestly priced entry... More 

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Thank OrdinHarryman
Essex UK
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314 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a very pleasant afternoon wandering the many aspects of the gardens admiring the sculptures, random pieces of classical architecture and the snowdrops and winter aconites. It's not as splendid as Anglesey Abbey, but still very lovely. And very popular, so be ready to have a walk from your car, and remember to wear wellies for one last Snowdrop... More 

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Thank malaita
essex
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A delightful garden with many vistas leading to statues and works of art. Wander the grounds and admire the gardens, there is a fort that was built for the children and can still be invaded. the house is different to the standard house and is interesting to visit. hot drinks are available.

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Thank mjvaessex
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Its amazing what a green place Harlow is - I am sure it's not what moist people thing about when they think of Harlow but there are some great green spaces and this is one of them, full of atmosphere and interesting to see the sculptures. Great cafe too. Think more could be made of it as it is an... More 

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Thank Anne S
Harlow
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Catch it while you can before a huge housing estate is built around the garden. Great little café, interesting sculpture and pleasant garden walks. A true oasis and something Harlow should be proud of.

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Thank HarlowBadger
Greater London, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
41 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

My boyfriend and I went to the garden on the last day of the season before closure. It was on a nice autumnal day, lots of leaves were brown and yellow, it was so beautiful! The entrance is not free but it is very correct. We really enjoyed walking there. It's not that big but to go out few hours... More 

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Thank Aurélie M
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The gibberd garden a fantastic place loads of sculptures to see volunteers are nice nice sitting places in cafe love to see it again fun and interesting garden very well locked after.

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Thank Aidan R
London UK
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

'Hidden Gem' is the best description of the Gibberd Garden. We have lived in Harlow almost 40 years and never found the time or inclination to visit the Garden. But then we saw the signpost for the Autumn Colours open day and decided to take a chance. We weren't disappointed! A cheery welcome from the ladies on the ticket desk,... More 

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