Read Gardens contains significant specimen trees, including oaks, elms and cedars.


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.

Read Gardens


Corner Broadway and Stanhope Grove, Camberwell 3124


A small playground is surrounded by beautiful lawns and huge, old trees - a perfect place for picnics.


  • Playground
  • Seating and tables

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The gardens are available for hire for weddings and other celebrations. To find out more or make a booking, see hire a park, garden or reserve.

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