Open Squares Weekend

Private gardens open their gates on June 12 & 13th

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Open Gardens Weekend


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London Parks & Gardens Trust is offering the opportunity to visit more than 120 private gardens & squares as part of Open Garden Squares Weekend, which will take place on June 12 & 13, 2010.

For the third year, this popular event will be sponsored by Transport for London (TfL). Visitors from all over London and far beyond will have the rare chance to enter a vast array of inspirational gardens which are not usually open to the public - ranging from the historically memorable to the small and quirky; from the contemporary and eco-friendly to renowned roof gardens, cemeteries and working allotments.

Over 200 gardens are participating in the weekend with 31 taking part for the first time.

Local g ardens open over the weekend of June 12th and 13th include:

  • Chiswick House Walled Gardens
  • Chiswick Park
  • Sutton Court
  • Emery Walker's House
  • Fulham Palace
  • Fulham Palace Meadows Allotments
  • Hammersmith Sunken Garden
  • HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs (special conditions apply)
  • John Betts House (for the first time)
  • William Morris Society

May 31, 2010