Open Garden Squares Weekend

Feed your curiosity with over 200 gardens to explore in this magical two-day event. Gardens range from the historic and traditional to the new and experimental and can be discovered across 25 London boroughs.

This year's Open Garden Squares Weekend: 18-19 June 2016.


Tickets are now on sale for Open Gardens Squares Weekend 2016! They cost just £12 and children under 12 go free. One ticket allows you to choose from numerous gardens on both Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June 2016. Details of all our participating gardens are now available to explore on line.

Special tours, ballots and walks

We have now announced all our special activities – including our full programme of unique garden tours, a range of exciting arts activities and guided walks. Details » 

Take a look at last year's Open Garden Squares Weekend

10 Downing Street

Because the European Union referendum is being held in the week following Open Garden Squares Weekend, we regret that No. 10 Downing Street will not be able to participate this year in the Weekend and we will not be running our usual ballot for a tour of the garden.

Become part of Open Garden Squares Weekend 2016!

Would you like to join us for our 2016 event? We are always on the look out for willing volunteers that can help us make Open Garden Squares Weekend happen. We are currently recruiting volunteer Area Co-ordinators who have the interesting job of finding and managing gardens in specific areas across the city. If this is something that you'd like to know more about, please contact

Our blog

Have you discovered our blog yet? Every month, one of our volunteer area co-ordinators visits a garden to celebrate its uniqueness. Go to blog

Next year

Next year's Open Garden Squares Weekend will be 17-18 June 2017.