Gardens

Arboretum

Since 2007 Wickham Park has been labeling many of our native and ornamental trees and shrubs, which will allow visitors...

The Irish Garden

Opening in the summer of 2016, the Park’s tenth garden is a walled area that contains a large variety of...

The English Garden

One of our new gradens, the English Garden covers just under 2 acres in an area adjacent to the Oriental...

The Scottish Garden

This garden is located on one half acre of land at the north end of the English Garden. It contains...

The Oriental Garden

This is the largest and oldest of the gardens in Wickham Park. Within its eight acres are several oriental structures...

The Italian Shrine

This garden was originally created by Clarence and Edith Wickham as a place for their workers to worship. The Shrine...

The Lotus Garden

This garden is located in the center of Wickham Park and contains a pond with a fountain and a pagoda....

The Wetlands Garden

Debuting in 2005, the Wetlands Garden, was created with funding from the Connecticut Department of Transportation. This is our most...

Sensory Garden

The sensory garden has become our premier garden facility, and a center of activity that allows us to serve the...

No One Does Gardens Like Wickham Park

Wickham Park’s most unique feature is its many acres of ornamental gardens. There are ten different themed gardens, ranging in size from one half to eight acres.

These areas can be rented for events and ceremonies. Please call (860) 528-0856 for rental rates and more detailed information.


Wickham Park is a non-profit, private foundation whose property extends into both Manchester and East Hartford, Connecticut. The park contains 280 acres of gardens, open fields, woodlands, ponds, picnic areas, sports facilities, and other attractions.