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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Winchmore Hill Friends Meeting House and Burial Ground

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 14:00–17:00
Sunday 14:00–17:00

Activities

Guided walks. Garden plan and leaflet. Refreshments (tea, coffee, cakes, biscuits).

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Top of Church Hill, 200m from Winchmore Hill Green
Nearest postcode: N21 1LE

Buses

W9 to Winchmore Hill, The Green (200m) + 125, 329 to Station Road (800m)

Station

Winchmore Hill

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

The burial ground does not have formal paths and is not easily accessible by wheelchair. Ground uneven in places. The building and amenities within are wheelchair-accessible.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

The Garden

The burial ground and garden surround and extend beyond the Friends Meeting House. There has been a Quaker meeting here since 1688 and the present Grade II listed building dates back to 1790. The burial ground is like a semi-wild garden and features a wide variety of flowering shrubs, plants and trees, including a large Atlantic cedar that’s more than 170 years old. The garden is known for its tranquillity and is open to the public ‘for rest and quiet enjoyment.’ Among the headstones found here are those for members of the Hoare and Barclay families (banking founders), Luke Howard (pioneering meteorologist) and two Quaker MPs. The garden attracts a variety of wildlife, including a resident fox, nicknamed George after the founder of the Quaker movement.

Gardener: Stephanie Davies
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 14:00–17:00
Sunday 14:00–17:00

Activities

Guided walks. Garden plan and leaflet. Refreshments (tea, coffee, cakes, biscuits).

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Top of Church Hill, 200m from Winchmore Hill Green
Nearest postcode: N21 1LE

Buses

W9 to Winchmore Hill, The Green (200m) + 125, 329 to Station Road (800m)

Station

Winchmore Hill

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

The burial ground does not have formal paths and is not easily accessible by wheelchair. Ground uneven in places. The building and amenities within are wheelchair-accessible.

Dogs

Dogs on leads

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