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8–9 June 2019

8–9 June 2019

Hanover Gardens

Hanover Gardens
(Photo: Diana Jarvis)
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 13:00–17:00

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Opposite 11 Lansdowne Walk
Nearest postcode: W11 3LN

Buses

31, 94, 148, 228

Station

Holland Park

Cycle hire station

Lansdowne Walk (Map)

Public toilets

Avondale Park (Map)
Saturday 07:30-20:00
Sunday 07:30-20:00

Access

Most of the garden accessible by wheelchair, apart from one area with steps. Gravel paths

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

Hanover Gardens is a tranquil woodland garden situated within the historic Ladbroke Estate. It has views to the spire of St John's Church and only birdsong and bells of the church disturb the calm. There are rolling lawns with mature spreading planes and occasional specimen trees, including a tulip tree. These combine with copses of choice woodland planting, such as Callicarpa, Brunnera, Epimedium, Liriope, honeysuckle, hellebores and ferns. Dame Sylvia Crowe, the noted landscape architect and garden designer, lived here for many years.

Gardeners: Mark Steel and Chris Hearn; General maintenance: Joseph Jones
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 13:00–17:00

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Opposite 11 Lansdowne Walk
Nearest postcode: W11 3LN

Buses

31, 94, 148, 228

Station

Holland Park

Cycle hire station

Lansdowne Walk (Map)

Public toilets

Avondale Park (Map)
Saturday 07:30-20:00
Sunday 07:30-20:00

Access

Most of the garden accessible by wheelchair, apart from one area with steps. Gravel paths

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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0.2 km / 0.1 miles
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