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Barbican Wildlife Garden, Fann Street

Barbican Wildlife Garden, Fann Street
(Photo: Anna Barclay)

The Garden

The RHS and London in Bloom Level 5 Outstanding 'It's Your Neighbourhood Award' for the fourth year running in 2021 plus the RHS National Certificate of Distinction. The Grade II Site of Borough Importance for Nature Conservation aims to enhance biodiversity in the City. Features include a meadow, orchard, plantings for pollinators, fernery, two ponds, native species hedges, plants, shrubs and trees plus potting-up and composting areas. It has a bird hide, bee/bird boxes, feeders and insect log piles. Weekly wildlife sightings are reported to the British Trust for Ornithology and shared with Greater London Green Information.

Team Leader / Joint Lead Volunteer: Nicolas Martin Guerra / Joanna Rodgers

Further information on London Gardens Trust Inventory

Visitor Information

Open
Saturday 10:00–17:00
Sunday 10:00–17:00
Activities
Plants fo sale. Refreshments including home-made garden inspired snacks. Garden poet and live music.
Picnics allowed.
Entrance
Fann Street
Nearest postcode: EC2Y 8BR
Buses
4, 56, 153, 55, 243
Stations
Barbican, St Paul's, Farringdon, Old Street, Moorgate.
Cycle hire station
Aldersgate Street (Map)
Public toilets
Smithfield (Map)
Open Saturday 09:00-17:00
Open Sunday 09:00-17:00
Access
Mulch/woodchip paths – relayed for easier wheelchair access
Dogs
Working assistance dogs only

Getting here

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