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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Cornwall Gardens

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Perambulate the central garden noting the many species of trees and shrubs, not least the plane trees. Relax to quiet cool jazz, and enjoy some wine and some tasty bites supplied from the neighbourhood.

Entrance

Central section (west of Grenville Place)
Nearest postcode: SW7 4AW

Buses

49, 74

Station

Gloucester Road

Cycle hire station

Gloucester Road (North) (Map)

Public toilets

Kensington Road - Palace Gate (Map)
Saturday 10:00-18:00
Sunday 10:00-18:00

Access

There is one step down at the gate to the garden level

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

Question:

What links some of the tallest plane trees in London planted in 1870, a company that made pianos for Mozart and Beethoven, a secret passage that led to a Victorian market garden and a church that was sacrificed for the extension of the London underground railway?

Known as Little India because of its colonial links, it became home to writers, painters, financiers and other fine minds of the Victorian era.

Answer:

Cornwall Gardens: The Broadwood family sold their market garden for development from 1866 to 1879.

The trees, lawns and shrubs provide the tranquil and inspirational atmosphere of a woodland garden.

Gardener: David Ashton, One Two Tree
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Perambulate the central garden noting the many species of trees and shrubs, not least the plane trees. Relax to quiet cool jazz, and enjoy some wine and some tasty bites supplied from the neighbourhood.

Entrance

Central section (west of Grenville Place)
Nearest postcode: SW7 4AW

Buses

49, 74

Station

Gloucester Road

Cycle hire station

Gloucester Road (North) (Map)

Public toilets

Kensington Road - Palace Gate (Map)
Saturday 10:00-18:00
Sunday 10:00-18:00

Access

There is one step down at the gate to the garden level

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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