Ever Garden

Sculpture Garden & Cottage

Garden - Museum - Gallery

** Last day of 2021 open season Thur 30 Sept **

An 18th century cottage and garden filled with an eclectic mix of art and artefacts.

In the garden, sculpture is integrated with a mix of traditional and contemporary planting in newly landscaped borders and pathways surrounding the cottage.

Within the cottage - in 4 well ventilated rooms - information about the history of the cottage and the family who lived and gardened there over the last 100 years, sits amongst original furniture and art installations made in response.

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Ever Sculpture Garden Brighstone artwork of garden forks

Sculpture in the Garden

Outdoor sculpture set amongst the plants in a number of garden zones. Art specially created to integrate with the grounds and planting. Responding to the built fabric of the cottage and the history of the garden as a source of sustenance and pleasure.

Cottage in the past with Edith Trickett in front of door

The History of a Listed Cottage

A chalk stone cottage with a clay peg tile roof dating back on maps to 1810. Full of original features such as the stairs-in-a-cupboard and exposed wooden beamed ceilings. Complete with information on the history of the family who lived there for over 100 years.

Inside view of sculpture installed at the cottage

Art Installed Inside

Inside, artwork is installed in the downstairs rooms on the shelves, and in and around the hand-built dressers and original furniture. Made using materials found at the cottage or the locality and often responding to its past use as domestic rural village home.

Hollyhock plants in flower within a tower of 'Meccano for Girls'

'Meccano for Girls' and hollyhocks

Installations inside the cottage

Installations inside; 'Shrine' and 'Cave'

Courtyard border with blue plants and corten steel sculpture

'The Quiverin' in the courtyard

Where Ever?

Ever Garden is located in the centre of Brighstone village on the south west coast of the Isle of Wight. Just off the Military Road, 10 minutes drive from Freshwater, 20 minutes from Newport and 25 minutes from Ventnor.

See the visiting information page for map and directions.

Who Ever?

Ever Garden has been created by the artist Ever Grainger. For more information visit the Ever More page: