London Parks & Gardens Trust

A Cycle Ride in Hackney

St Mary's Secret Garden

St Mary's Secret Garden

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On leaving the Geffrye Museum, turn right and walk northwards along the pavement as far as Pearson Street. Turn right into Pearson Street pass under the railway. St Mary's Secret Garden is at the end of the street on the right.


St Mary's Secret Garden is a ¾-acre public garden used for horticultural therapy and training for people with mental health issues, learning disabilities and physical disabilities. There are herbaceous borders, herbs and sensory area, vegetable area, woodland with small pond and greenhouse - all maintained by clients.