Suitable for picnics, children's play, social gatherings, weddings and other celebrations.
Read Gardens contains significant specimen trees, including oaks, elms and cedars.
A small playground is surrounded by beautiful lawns and huge, old trees.
- Seating and tables
- Drinking fountain
Corner of Broadway and Stanhope Grove, Camberwell 3124
There is limited street parking on Broadway.
Train: The closest train stations are East Camberwell (400 m away) and Camberwell (500 m away).
Tram 72: get off at the Camberwell Station/Burke Road stop. Walk along Cookson Street for about 6 minutes (550 m).
About the gardens
The park is named after Major Frederick Fitzwalter Read, a former mayor of Camberwell.
The commemorative drinking fountain in the centre of the garden was installed in his honour.