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Courtfield Gardens (West)

Courtfield Gardens (West)
(Photo: Janne Watson)

The Garden

A spectacular London plane tree dominates this award-winning mid-Victorian garden which is for the private use of residents only. Rare ornamental trees (wedding cake, handkerchief, tobacco and giant sequoias) feature alongside a wide variety of shrubs. Dating from 1873, the square gets its name from a meadow in the Earl's Court Manor estate - Court Fields - which was demolished when the Underground was built. Perimeter railings have been reinstated (after the original railings were used in the war effort) together with a wildlife area and pond, some tropical beds, a native fruit tree orchard, play area and a Victorian arbour and gazebo.

Contract gardener: Garden Associates - Robert Player

Further information on London Gardens Trust Inventory

Visitor Information

Open
Saturday 10:30–16:30
Sunday 10:00–17:00
Entrance
West side of the garden opposite No.19 Courtfield Gardens
Nearest postcode: SW5 0PD
Buses
C1, 430 + C3, 74, 328 southbound
Stations
Earls Court, Gloucester Road
Cycle hire station
Knaresborough Place (Map)
Public toilets
Earls Court Station (Map)
Open Saturday 08:00-18:00
Open Sunday 08:00-18:00
Access
Mostly flat gravel paths, lawn and some woodchip paths.
Dogs
Working assistance dogs only

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