London Square Open Gardens Weekend 2024

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Enter a world of secret gardens, as normally restricted and private spaces are open to the public for two days during London Square Open Gardens Weekend. New spaces join old favourites for London Open Gardens this year, with over 100 participating gardens across various boroughs in support of the work of London Parks and Gardens (LPG). Open spaces include formal garden squares but also rooftop terraces, wild patches and community allotments.

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What’s on for 2023

Kensington Square
Kensington Square in Bayswater | Photo by Colin Wing

Fancy a wander round the Prime Minister’s garden? The garden at Number 10 Downing Street will be open for the first time since 2019. There will be two tours on Saturday 10 June 2023 at 11.30am and 1.30pm, with tickets available via a public ballot which closes on 5th April. There are 24 places available on each tour, open to visitors aged 12 and over.

There are seven newcomers for 2023, including the rewilded OmVed Gardens with its wild flower meadow and vegetable patches; 245 Hammersmith Road, offering special access to spectacular views across the city from its terrace, and the stylish roof garden at 25 Cannon Street, next to St Paul’s Cathedral.

Perennial highlights include: the historic Lincoln’s Inn Gardens; Montague Street Gardens, a classic formal garden square in Bloomsbury; and Nomura International PLC, a contemporary terrace garden with unobstructed views over the River Thames.

Many gardens will be hosting events — everything from live music to botanical drawing workshops, plus tours, talks and stuff for kids, like face-painting — and offering refreshments — and plants! — for purchase. Events and accessibility info for each garden is catalogued on the London Gardens Trust’s list of participating venues.

If you like the idea of exploring London’s hidden spaces, we’ve got a whole guide covering secret spots and local favourites, including several gardens.

Nomura International PLC terrace garden
Nomura International PLC terrace garden | Photo by Candy Blackham

Opening times depend on the garden and not all venues are open for the full weekend, so check the listings when you plan your itinerary.

Entry to the Coutts Skyline Garden, which overlooks Trafalgar Square, is by guided tour only.

Organisers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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