Turning on – Mon 7th Dec – 4pm to 7pm
Tue 8th Dec – 4pm to 7pm
Mulled wine and mince pies – Wed 9th Dec – 4pm to 7pm
Thu 10th Dec – 4pm to 7pm
Fri 11th Dec – 4pm to 7pm
Santa Visits the Garden
Sat 12th Dec
£3 per child (includes one gift per child)
Birds of prey – Mayor of Gateshead visits – Hand bell ringers – Food stands
Sun 13th Dec – 3pm to 7pm
Mon 14th Dec – 4pm to 7pm
Tue 15th Dec – 4pm to 7pm
Mulled wine and mince pies – Wed 16th Dec – 4pm to 7pm
Thu 17th Dec – 4pm to 7pm
Fri 18th Dec – 4pm to 7pm
Sat 19th Dec – 4pm to 7pm
On all evenings above, the Orangery will be open serving hot drinks and soup.
Closing for Winter
The garden will be closed from Sun 20th Dec and will re-open on Mon 15th Feb.
Available for Hire – The garden is available for groups to hire. Get in touch to learn more about pricing.
Whickham Hermitage Community Garden is a walled garden on the outskirts of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear.
After an extensive period of time, and through the magnificent efforts of a dedicated team of volunteers and experts, Whickham Hermitage Community Garden is back to its former glory. The garden has been extensively restored and renewed, and visitors can now come along and share the timeless magic of this wonderful place.
Relax in the beauty and tranquillity of greenery and lush colourful plants and flowers.
Discover artistic installations and plant life.
Step onto the wooden bridge and observe the life that abounds in the waters below.
Then soak up the atmosphere with freshly prepared hot and cold food and beverages in the newly opened Orangery Coffee House.
We also have a range of plants for sale and special events throughout the year.