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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

Park Square & Park Crescent Gardens

Park Square & Park Crescent Gardens
(Photo: Adeline Schlumberger)
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00
Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Children's play area in central area includes swings and sandpit.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

12 Park Square East - Main CEPC Office Gate.
Nearest postcode: NW1 4LH

Buses

18, 27, 30 + C2, 88

Stations

Regent's Park, Great Portland Street (no service Sunday 9th June, 2019)

Cycle hire station

Longford Street (Map)

Toilets

Toilet on site

Access

Steep tarmac ramps through tunnel between Park Square and Park Crescent. Gravel paths. Cyclists should not secure their bikes to surrounding railings or lamp posts, but can leave them in an allocated area in the garden at their own risk.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

Conditions

Small family picnics are permitted.

The Garden

Park Square and Park Crescent Gardens are two of the grandest gardens at Regent's Park and two of the larger communal garden squares in London. Designed by John Nash, they retain most of their original layout and have been managed since 1824 by the Crown Estate Paving Commission. A particular highlight is the Nursemaids’ Tunnel, an early pedestrian underpass connecting Park Square to Park Crescent. Two splendid plane trees, believed to have been planted in 1817 to mark the 1815 Allied victory at Waterloo, dominate Park Crescent. Other distinctive trees include a tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) and weeping silver lime (Tilia tomentosa ‘Petiolaris’).

Gardens Manager: Ric Glenn
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00
Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Children's play area in central area includes swings and sandpit.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

12 Park Square East - Main CEPC Office Gate.
Nearest postcode: NW1 4LH

Buses

18, 27, 30 + C2, 88

Stations

Regent's Park, Great Portland Street (no service Sunday 9th June, 2019)

Cycle hire station

Longford Street (Map)

Toilets

Toilet on site

Access

Steep tarmac ramps through tunnel between Park Square and Park Crescent. Gravel paths. Cyclists should not secure their bikes to surrounding railings or lamp posts, but can leave them in an allocated area in the garden at their own risk.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

Conditions

Small family picnics are permitted.

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