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Eaton Square Garden

Eaton Square Garden
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The Garden

Eaton Square is named after the Duke of Westminster's principal home, Eaton Hall in Cheshire. The Grosvenor estate’s master builder, Thomas Cubitt, started laying out the six gardens that form the square in 1826. Today, the garden, which won Gold in London in Bloom 2018, is a peaceful retreat of formal lawns and shady pathways. The south central garden is open for the Open Gardens Weekend. Mixed borders around two formal lawns are divided by a shady enclave and formal raised beds provide seasonal colour. There are also sundials and water features by sculptor David Harber. Famous residents have included Neville Chamberlain and Vivien Leigh.

Senior Gardener: Dean Evans

Further information on London Gardens Trust Inventory

Visitor Information

Open
Saturday 10:00–17:00
Activities
Local business selling tea, coffee, cakes, snacks and alcoholic beverages.
Music.
David Harber sculptures on display.
Garden guide available.
Traditional Punch & Judy shows at 11.30am and 3.30pm.
Entrance
Opposite No. 42 (South Side)
Nearest postcode: SW1W 9BD
Buses
C1, C2, 2, 16, 38, 52, 73, 82, 436
Stations
Sloane Square, Victoria
Cycle hire station
Eaton Square (Map)
Toilets
Toilet on site
Dogs
Working assistance dogs only

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