Gardens

Located on the north side of town, Bridge End Garden has been described as a hidden gem.  It is a beautiful restored Victorian Garden made up of a number of small interconnecting gardens and is full of surprises.  There are entrances from Castle Street and Bridge Street.

Please note The Maze and Walled Gardens are open at the following times:-

  • 9am - 3pm Monday to Thursday
  • 9am - 1pm Friday
  • 10am - 4pm Saturday and Sunday

Outside these times a key can be obtained from the Tourist Information Centre on the Market Square for a small deposit.  NB the Maze is currently closed (as at November 2016) and will re-open Good Friday, 14 April 2017.  Closure allows for refurbishment and repairs and for the grass/paths and hedges to recover.  Please accept apologies for any inconvenience caused.

For enquiries regarding The Maze and Walled Gardens telephone the Tourist Information Centre on 01799 524002; General Enquiries and Wedding bookings telephone Terry Frostick on 01799 516501 or email terry@saffronwalden.gov.uk

Bridge End Garden closes at 4pm on Christmas Eve each year and re-opens at 11am on 26 December, Boxing Day.

Please also see separate 'tab' for Bridge End Garden.

Click on the following link to see Saffron Walden entries on the  World Wide Labyrinth Locator.

  • Dorset House Garden

    Dorset House Garden

    Located in Church Street, Saffron Walden with its junction with Church Path, this garden was originally the site of a large brick house. The gardens were formed in 1958 and were refurbished by the Town Council in 2011.

  • Jubilee Gardens

    Jubilee Gardens

    Jubilee Gardens are located between Hill Street and Waitrose car park just past the junction with Gold Street in Saffron Walden. The gardens were refurbished by the Town Council in 2010. The garden has a bandstand where concerts are given in the Summer.

  • Close Garden

    Close Garden

    Located in Saffron Walden High Street near the junction with Castle Street and in front of St Mary's Church, the garden is developed on the site of a house from the year 1600. The gardens were originally opened to the public in 1937 after a public appeal for funds to purchase the land was held and after the house within them was taken down and moved to West Sussex. Since 2004 the Town Council has been responsible for their maintenance and refurbished the garden in 2007.

More information may be obtained from Saffron Walden Tourist Information Centre (01799) 524002 visitsaffronwalden.gov.uk