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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

Collingham Gardens Nursery

Collingham Gardens Nursery
(Photo: Anna Barclay)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:30
Sunday 10:30–16:30

Activities

Exhibition on very interesting 200-year history of site. Also information on the Outstanding Ofsted-rated pre-school nursery. Refreshments available. Toilets.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

From Henrietta Mews at junction with Wakefield Street and Handel Street.
Nearest postcode: WC1N 1PH

Buses

59, 68, 91, 168,188

Stations

King's Cross & St Pancras, Russell Square, Holborn

Cycle hire station

Tavistock Place (Map)

Toilets

Toilet on site

Access

Access via ramp. Paths can be narrow, uneven, slippery and muddy

Dogs

Dogs on leads

The Garden

This hidden semi-wild garden has been providing a rich outdoor learning environment for preschool-aged children for more than 50 years. It is full of birds, foxes, squirrels and bugs and has been described by past visitors as “a magical green oasis for young children in London" and “how a nursery should be”. There is a woodland area, mud pit and kitchen area, water play, grassy hill and lots of flowers and vegetables, planted and cared for by the children and parents. The garden is named after philanthropist John Cyril Lees Collingham who acquired the derelict land in 1935. It used to be part of the burial ground of St George the Martyr.

Head: Katharine Browne
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:30
Sunday 10:30–16:30

Activities

Exhibition on very interesting 200-year history of site. Also information on the Outstanding Ofsted-rated pre-school nursery. Refreshments available. Toilets.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

From Henrietta Mews at junction with Wakefield Street and Handel Street.
Nearest postcode: WC1N 1PH

Buses

59, 68, 91, 168,188

Stations

King's Cross & St Pancras, Russell Square, Holborn

Cycle hire station

Tavistock Place (Map)

Toilets

Toilet on site

Access

Access via ramp. Paths can be narrow, uneven, slippery and muddy

Dogs

Dogs on leads

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