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Very much part of the Yorkshire countryside, Harlow Carr is a delight in every season. Very much part of the Yorkshire countryside, Harlow Carr is a delight in every season.
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Our libraries are friendly and welcoming and open to everyone, including gardeners, researchers and students
COVID-19: Following the Government update on 16 March 2020, RHS Libraries at Vincent Square, RHS Garden Wisley and RHS Garden Harlow Carr will close from 18 March.
Current library loans have been automatically renewed until 30th June.
Library staff are working from home, can answer emails and offer a limited enquiry service. Please contact us using our email address: email@example.com
Further information on our services will be posted as it becomes available.
The RHS Libraries are open to all, and are located in London and at RHS Gardens Wisley and Harlow Carr. We also have smaller Reading Rooms at RHS Gardens Hyde Hall and Rosemoor.
The London library is based in our headquarters at Vincent Square, where we have a world-class collection of horticultural books, journals and botanical art. Our appointment times can be found below:
Appointments calendar (584kB pdf)
Our library collections are not confined to London, we have essential reading and information for all gardening enthusiasts in our RHS Gardens too.
Find out about our other libraries below
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