Built between 1775 and 1786, Bedford Square is the best and most complete Georgian square in London.
A hidden secret on the site of Charles Dickens' house, designed by architect Sir Edwin Lutyens and planted extensively with medicinal herbs. Special events with the theme ‘BMA Gardens and Health'. Refreshments available.
Grade II-listed public garden square named after Caroline of Brunswick, the Prince Regent's wife, established on land flanking the Foundling Hospital (now demolished).
A green oasis in the heart of King's Cross.
Hidden, semi-wild garden of a pre-school nursery run by local parents. Described by visitors as a magical oasis in London. Historically the first graveyard in the UK set outside church land. Exhibition of site history plus. delicious refreshments
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam in the late 18th century. Special feature - newly installed organic children's play area. Refreshments will be served in the garden.
Quadrangle of collegiate home for postgraduate students. The London House quadrangle features a large lawn and many interesting period features commemorating the history of Goodenough College.
Developed by master builder Thomas Cubitt in the 1820s, Gordon Square is the largest of the University of London gardens and has a distinctly rural feel in contrast to more formal gardens in the Bloomsbury area.
Small paved garden - a safe and calm place for student residents and members of the Church congregation and community to work and relax. Events running throughout the day (programme to be confirmed), refreshments.
The pedimented façades of the surrounding houses provide a unique backdrop to the enclosed space of a tranquil and secluded garden with roses and a pergola.
Two-acre garden laid out in 1810-12, remaining close to the original design. Sections devoted to plants from New Zealand and medicinal herbs. Children's play area, tennis court.
Garden courtyard with acers, camellias, shrubs and flowers at the centre of a gallery dedicated to the appreciation of art from all cultures around the world. Refreshments, tours.
Residential garden opposite an imposing Victorian-era apartment building. A rare treasure.
Important Regency square, grade II-listed, with gardens first laid out by Humphry Repton and restored in 2001. Meet the Friends of Russell Square. Punch and Judy show. Children's activities. Archives and picture exhibitions. Tours. Cafeteria
Garden which celebrated its 300th anniversary in 2014. Formerly two burial grounds, with imposing ivy-clad tombs and gravestones, restored in 2001. New sensory garden. Information leaflets and a representative of the Friends available 10:00-17:00
Small, modern Japanese-style roof garden with the theme of 'forgiveness'. A space for quiet contemplation and meditation.
Award-winning independent charity garden built and planted by the local community in 1984 on the site of a car park. Attractive for people and urban wildlife (including the West End's only frogs).
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