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9-10 June 2018

9-10 June 2018

Canons Park - George V Memorial Garden

Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 13:00–17:00

Activities

Free Gardening Workshops (20 - 30 mins) by ex-Canons Park Keeper Derek Roy MBE at 3pm and 4pm.  Free Herb Discovery Walks by Varsha at 2pm and 3.30pm.  Yoga sessions for all during the afternoon. Face painting (moderate fee) and free art activity for children. Friends of Canons Park stall, featuring information and leaflets on the history and restoration of the park. Café on site selling lunchtime snacks, cream teas, home made ice creams and other teatime goodies.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Donnefield Avenue (closest to station), Whitchurch Lane, Canons Drive, Howberry Road
Nearest postcode: HA8 6RH

Buses

79, 186, 340 from Edgware

Station

Canons Park

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Bonded gravel surface on paths. Shallow steps to pond.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

The Garden

Canons Park is a grade II-listed historic landscape and contains several listed buildings. The park was part of one of the grandest homes of 18th-century England, developed by James Brydges, first Duke of Chandos. 

The George V Memorial Garden is a walled garden within the park, once part of the Duke’s kitchen gardens, and was completely redesigned in the 1930s. The garden reflects this period, with an evergreen structure accented by magnolia and other interesting tree species, flowering shrubs and seasonal groundcover. It features a central pond and fountain, framed by flowerbeds and overlooked by benches, and a sheltered pavilion.  

Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 13:00–17:00

Activities

Free Gardening Workshops (20 - 30 mins) by ex-Canons Park Keeper Derek Roy MBE at 3pm and 4pm.  Free Herb Discovery Walks by Varsha at 2pm and 3.30pm.  Yoga sessions for all during the afternoon. Face painting (moderate fee) and free art activity for children. Friends of Canons Park stall, featuring information and leaflets on the history and restoration of the park. Café on site selling lunchtime snacks, cream teas, home made ice creams and other teatime goodies.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Donnefield Avenue (closest to station), Whitchurch Lane, Canons Drive, Howberry Road
Nearest postcode: HA8 6RH

Buses

79, 186, 340 from Edgware

Station

Canons Park

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Bonded gravel surface on paths. Shallow steps to pond.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

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