City Garden Walks

Turn Up & Go Walks

Our regular programme of Turn Up & Go Walks runs from April until October 2017

All walks cost £8 per person. Children under 15 are free. Each walk is different in character and no booking is required so just turn up. The walks take place regardless of the weather!

Gardens of The Inns of Court
Inns of Court

A walk through London’s historic legal quarter, exploring glorious hidden gardens, distinguished and ancient buildings and hidden alleyways.

Venture into a private world where few walkers stray - unless they have need of a lawyer. This walk inlcudes steps.

When: 2nd and 4th Friday of each month at 11.00 a.m. (excluding Good Friday 14 April)

Meet: At Chancery Lane Tube Station, Exit 3

City Gardens
City Gardens Central

A circular tour of some of the city’s hidden gems, historic former churchyards, traffic islands, reclaimed bomb sites and new architectural spaces.

There is plenty to delight throughout this walk.

When: Saturday at 1.30 p.m.

Meet: Outside of the City Information Office (opposite the south side of St Paul’s Cathedral).

Bunhill Fields Burial Ground
Bunfield Field

A guided tour of the historic and atmospheric non-conformist burial ground. Unique access ‘behind the railings’ amidst a quiet and peaceful oasis away from City traffic.

Learn the stories of the many famous ‘inhabitants’ - and also the not so famous but still fascinating.

When: Wednesday at 12.30 p.m.

Meet: At the Attendant’s Hut in the centre of the Burial Ground in City Road. (Nearest tube: Old Street, Exit 3)

The Barbican
Barbican

A walk through ancient history and 20th century architecture and horticulture, ending at the newly restored and replanted Beech Gardens in the Barbican.

When: 1st and 3rd Friday of each month at 11.00 a.m.

Meet: At Moorgate Tube Station, Noorgate west exit

Cathedral to Tower
City Gardens East

A walk from St Pauls Cathedral to the Tower along the riverside, visiting little gems of horticultural excellence hidden amongst new vibrant architecture and the City’s most romantic garden in the ruin of the Wren church of St Dunstan in the East.

When: Sunday at 1.30 p.m.

Meet: Outside of the City Information Office (opposite the south side of St Paul’s Cathedral)


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