Art in the Garden
In addition to the exhibitions of local artists’ work frequently displayed in our Visitor Centre, the Garden itself hosts some unique pieces of artwork. This juxtaposition of art and nature offers a distinctive touch to the garden, with children and adults alike enjoying exploring these sculptures.
Learn more about our artwork featuring one of Basil Bunting’s most entertaining and illuminating quotes.
Inspired both to the omnipresent cathedral with its bells, and to the bells - tubular flowers- of the numerous foxgloves which surround the post.
Learn more about Fun-Gate, created as the gateway to our native woodland by local artist Graeme Hopper.
Learn more about the Millenium Bug, by local artist Graeme Hopper, and inspired by the Millennium.
Prince Bishops' Garden
Explore more about Prince Bishops’ Garden, designed by Sunderland artist Colin Wilbourn for the Garden Festival at Gateshead in 1990.
Learn more about our replica of one of the famous the terracotta warriors that protected the tomb of the First Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, who died in 210 BCE.
Vessels of Life
Explore more about Vessels of Life, a piece by distinguished artist, Ranjitsinh Gaekwad, inspired by water.