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The Gibberd Garden

Marsh Lane | Gilden Way, Harlow CM17 0NA, England
+44 1279 442112
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Beautiful flowers but a couple of bugbears.

Had a lovely few hours looking at the wonderful snowdrops and other stunning flowers but a few... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jo R
via mobile
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This garden has some social significance, founded by the architect/planner of Harlow Town, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tonytony513
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hidden gem” (16 reviews)
“every corner” (9 reviews)
“tea room” (10 reviews)
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Marsh Lane | Gilden Way, Harlow CM17 0NA, England
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"hidden gem"
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"every corner"
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"tea shop"
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"beer festival"
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"cake"
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"works of art"
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"pleasant afternoon"
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"scones"
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"water features"
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"tree swing"
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"volunteer staff"
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"flower beds"
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"the barn"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely few hours looking at the wonderful snowdrops and other stunning flowers but a few things really spoilt it for me. Firstly we were told the car park was full but no sooner had we started walking down the long road to the...More

Thank Jo R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This garden has some social significance, founded by the architect/planner of Harlow Town, and President of the Concrete society. It was unusual for its time, in trying to provide sculpture for everyone, But concrete daffodils and other concrete statuary? An unkempt garden? It is popular...More

Thank tonytony513
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited nearby Redwings pony mule sanctuary saw this place had a snowdrop drop in. We parked, explored the gardens, brook and statues it was cold but we will go back. There is a cafe and loos , my 9 year old loved it. Lovely...More

Thank Stevee17
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great time something for every one. Let's hope the new housing estates being built on the fields in front don't spoil a great place.

Thank Mark F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great gardens to walk around and especially enjoy the beer festival in the summer. There is lots for children of all ages to!

Thank Elliot W
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Going to the Gibberd gardens is a wonderful afternoon out. Tranquil and serene with beautiful surroundings. This is not only the shrubs, flowers and trees but also the follies and sculptures within. I can't wait for the grandchildren to be d enough to visit. We...More

Thank Rockape65
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

I cannot recommend this enough it is so beautiful! Go on a nice sunny day, spend some time and relax, but check the opening times as its on and off when its open.

Thank Dicko13
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We managed to visit on the last regular opening day of the season. Now open only for special events. What a wonderful garden. So worth a trip. Easy to locate. Parking available plus disabled parking.Payment on entry is fair price to encourage repeat attendance. Good...More

Thank CAB449
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We found wandering around this garden a real delight. It was laid out by an architect Sir Frederick Gibberd and some areas are like rooms. Around the garden are over 90 examples of modern scupture or other items of historic interest rescued by Sir Fredeick....More

Thank Hilary D
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Fascinating garden. Many activities jept the kids amused all afternoon. Staff really heloful. Talks about the many plants and featyres were really informative and interestung.

Thank Parene L
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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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