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British Medical Association Council Garden

British Medical Association Council Garden
(Photo: Anna Barclay)

The Garden

The British Medical Association is the home of the UK's professional association for doctors. It was built on the site of Tavistock House, once the home of novelist Charles Dickens, on the corner of Tavistock Square. Architect Sir Edwin Lutyens designed the picturesque garden and today it is planted extensively with medicinal herbs. This hidden central London gem centres on an oval pond and contains an abundance of physic plants, showcasing the continuing role of plants in contemporary pharmacology.

Gardener: Ms Daniela Sikora

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Visitor Information

Open
Sunday 10:00–17:00
Activities
TBC
Café open.
Entrance
Via main entrance to BMA House in Upper Woburn Place, opposite NE corner of Tavistock Square
Nearest postcode: WC1H 9JP
Buses
59, 68, 91, 168
Stations
Russell Square, Euston
Cycle hire station
Cartwright Gardens (Map)
Toilets
Disabled toilet on site
Access
Wheelchair access to garden by prior arrangement only
Dogs
Working assistance dogs only

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