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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

Jamyang Buddhist Centre

Jamyang Buddhist Centre
(Photo: Jamyang Buddhist Centre)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:00

Activities

Our Café is a friendly and welcoming space where you can enjoy delicious cakes (including gluten-free options) or something more filling like a vegetarian or vegan meals.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

43 Renfrew Road
Nearest postcode: SE11 4NA

Buses

196 (Kennington Lane), 133, 155, 333 (Kennington Park Road), 3, 59, 109, 159 (Kennington Road)

Stations

Kennington, Elephant & Castle

Cycle hire station

Cotton Garden Estate (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Building and garden fully accessible. Uneven courtyard cobblestones but still quite accessible

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

This gated courtyard garden was created from the prisoners’ exercise yard of London’s last surviving Victorian courthouse, Old Kennington Courthouse, built in 1869. Designed and maintained by volunteers, planting consists entirely of raised beds and pots with a mixture of shrubs, climbers, perennials, herbs, fruits, vegetables, annuals and wild flowers. The garden was inaugurated by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 1999, and won the Conservation Foundation's award for the best Sacred Space in 2010. The large golden Buddha statue, and a fountain made from a Victorian cast-iron safe, complement the garden and provide a delightful setting for Jamyang's vegetarian café. 

Head Gardner: Janice and Stephen Sin
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–16:00

Activities

Our Café is a friendly and welcoming space where you can enjoy delicious cakes (including gluten-free options) or something more filling like a vegetarian or vegan meals.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

43 Renfrew Road
Nearest postcode: SE11 4NA

Buses

196 (Kennington Lane), 133, 155, 333 (Kennington Park Road), 3, 59, 109, 159 (Kennington Road)

Stations

Kennington, Elephant & Castle

Cycle hire station

Cotton Garden Estate (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Building and garden fully accessible. Uneven courtyard cobblestones but still quite accessible

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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