Open Garden Squares Weekend

Feed your curiosity and explore over 230 private, secret and little-known gardens across 27 London boroughs over one very special weekend. Gardens range from the historic and traditional to the new and experimental, and include private gardens, roof gardens, community allotments, gardens belonging to historic buildings, institutions, cafés, schools and shops. One ticket gives access to numerous gardens across the weekend.

This year's Open Garden Squares Weekend is on 17-18 June 2017.

Details of all our participating gardens are now available to explore online. 


Tickets are now on sale for Open Gardens Squares Weekend 2017: 

Adult weekend online advance ticket - £13 (available until midnight Thursday 15th June)
Adult weekend ticket - £15 (available to purchase from gardens across the weekend)
Group rate weekend online advance ticket - £12
Children under 12 - free (but will require their own ticket)
Sunday only ticket - £10 
Ticket price includes a colour guidebook which will be posted in May 2017.

Gardens open at various times and days may vary. Please be aware there are six gardens that can only be visited on pre-booked guided tours; details on how to visit these gardens will be released later on. Booking for guided walks and tours of other gardens will open in mid-May. Please see the Tickets page for further details of tickets and for the Frequently Asked Questions.

The ballot is now open for places on tours of the garden of 10 Downing Street. Enter the ballot.


Become part of Open Garden Squares Weekend 2017!

Would you like to join us for our 2017 event? We are always on the look out for willing volunteers that can help us make Open Garden Squares Weekend happen. We are currently recruiting volunteer Area Co-ordinators who have the interesting job of finding and managing gardens in specific areas across the city. If this is something that you'd like to know more about, please contact