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9-10 June 2018

9-10 June 2018

Christchurch Greyfriars Church Garden

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 08:00–19:00
Sunday 08:00–19:00

Activities

The garden will be visited as part of a pre booked walk. Booking details on OGSW website.

Entrance

King Edward Street
Nearest postcode: EC1A 7BA

Buses

4, 8, 25, 56, 100, 172, 242

Station

St Paul's

Cycle hire station

King Edward Street (Map)

Public toilets

Paternoster Square (Map)
Saturday 09:00-19:00
Sunday 09:00-19:00

Access

Not gated and open at all times.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

In the Middle Ages this was the site of a Franciscan monastery and today’s garden is on the site of the Franciscan Church of Greyfriars (1225). Following the dissolution of the monasteries under Henry VIII, it was converted for use as a parish church. In 1429 Richard Whittington, Lord Mayor, founded a library here.

A major overhaul of the gardens took place in 2011, when the garden was stripped of all its planting. The garden now consists of heavily planted herbaceous borders and includes a variety of modern repeat-flowering shrub roses and climbers. The wooden towers within the planting, which replicate the original church towers and host a variety of climbing plants.

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 08:00–19:00
Sunday 08:00–19:00

Activities

The garden will be visited as part of a pre booked walk. Booking details on OGSW website.

Entrance

King Edward Street
Nearest postcode: EC1A 7BA

Buses

4, 8, 25, 56, 100, 172, 242

Station

St Paul's

Cycle hire station

King Edward Street (Map)

Public toilets

Paternoster Square (Map)
Saturday 09:00-19:00
Sunday 09:00-19:00

Access

Not gated and open at all times.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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