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6–7 June 2020

6–7 June 2020

Courtfield Gardens (East)

Courtfield Gardens (East)
(Photo: Faiqa Syed)
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Children’s playground.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Opposite No. 62 Courtfield Gardens
Nearest postcode: SW5 0NQ

Buses

49, 74 + 430, C1

Stations

Gloucester Road, Earl's Court

Cycle hire station

Collingham Gardens (Map)

Public toilets

Earls Court Station (Map)
Saturday 08:00-18:00
Sunday 08:00-18:00

Access

Sloping gravel path leading down to main garden

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

Courtfield Gardens were built as part of the Gunter Estate in the mid-19th century. When plans were being drawn up to develop the area around Earl's Court Manor (next to Earl's Court station), the Gunter family gave some of the fields to be used for a new church - St Jude's. The church opened on Christmas Eve in 1870 and closed as a parish church in 2004. Now the building is home to St Mellitus Theological College. The surrounding sunken garden exists for the private use of local residents and features ornamental flowerbeds, a bank of azaleas and rhododendrons and self-seeded violets.

Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Children’s playground.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Opposite No. 62 Courtfield Gardens
Nearest postcode: SW5 0NQ

Buses

49, 74 + 430, C1

Stations

Gloucester Road, Earl's Court

Cycle hire station

Collingham Gardens (Map)

Public toilets

Earls Court Station (Map)
Saturday 08:00-18:00
Sunday 08:00-18:00

Access

Sloping gravel path leading down to main garden

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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