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Henry Moore Studios & Gardens offers visitors the chance to enjoy art in the outdoors this autumn and winter

Release date: Tuesday, 19 October 2021

    Alison Parry

    • By Alison Parry
    • Henry Moore Studios & Gardens
    • Marketing & Communications Manager (Hertfordshire)

    Henry Moore Studios & Gardens offers visitors the chance to enjoy art in the outdoors this autumn and winter

    • Enjoy the benefits of engaging with art outdoors in a Covid-19 secure venue
    • Open from 6 November to 12 December 2021, Saturdays and Sundays, 11am – 4pm, Last admission: 3pm
    • Advance booking advised


    Over the past year, we have all realised the value of open spaces and fresh air. To enable visitors to make the most of Henry Moore’s Hertfordshire estate, Henry Moore Studios & Gardens will be opening for Winter Weekends on Saturdays and Sundays in November and December 2021.

    The sculpture gardens showcase Henry Moore's iconic sculptures in a beautiful rural setting. With plentiful outdoor green space, which ensures that visitors can discover Henry Moore’s sculptures safely, whatever the covid-19 situation is later in the year. Visitors will be able to experience art outdoors as the seasons change: as the leaves fall, or even in the snow.

    The onsite gift shop will be open to selling an exclusive range of Moore inspired gifts, books and while Copley's cafe will serve a festive menu of warming lunches, cakes and hot drinks, perfect for autumn days out.

    “We understand the enormous benefits of being outdoors, access to green space, nature and inspiring artworks to our health, which has never been so important. This is why we have decided to extend our opening season in run up to Christmas.”

    Godfrey Worsdale OBE, Director of the Henry Moore Foundation

    Booking in advance is encouraged.


    For more information, contact

    Emily Dodgson
    Head of Marketing and Communications

    Henry Moore Foundation

    Alison Parry
    Marketing and Communications Manager

    Henry Moore Foundation

    Notes to Editors

    Henry Moore Studios & Gardens
    Perry Green, Hertfordshire, SG10 6EE

    A 27-mile drive or a 40-minute train journey out of London

    Information and guidelines on visiting during the Coronavirus pandemic can be found here


    The Henry Moore Foundation was founded by the artist and his family in 1977 to encourage public appreciation of the visual arts. Today it supports innovative sculpture projects, devises an imaginative programme of exhibitions and research worldwide, and preserves the legacy of Moore himself: one of the great sculptors of the 20th century, who did so much to bring the art form to a wider audience.

    Henry Moore Studios & Gardens is the home and studios of sculptor Henry Moore, in the Hertfordshire countryside where he conserved and created his internationally recognised sculptures. This rural home and studio served as a profound source of inspiration, what started off as a modest farmhouse grew to a 72-acre estate and became the epicentre of his global art presence.

    The Henry Moore Institute welcomes everyone to visit their Galleries, Research Library and Archive to experience, study and enjoy sculpture from around the world. The Institute can be found in the centre of Leeds, the city where Henry Moore (1898-1986) began his training as a sculptor. Their changing programme of historical, modern and contemporary exhibitions and events encourage thinking about what sculpture is, how it is made and the artists who make it.

    Venue details

    Venue address

    Henry Moore Studios & Gardens
    Dane Tree House
    Perry Green
    SG10 6EE
    United Kingdom
    T: +44 (0)1279 843 333

    Opening times

    Opening times 2022:
    1 April to 30 October 2022
    Wednesdays to Sundays and Bank Holidays, 11am-5pm

    Henry Moore Archive:
    Open by appointment. Monday to Friday, 10am-4.30pm