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Manchester Square Gardens

Manchester Square Gardens
(Photo: Anna Barclay)

The Garden

Manchester Square Gardens is a beautiful Georgian square with a fine collection of trees, shrubs and plants. The garden, which was first laid out between 1776 and 1788, comprises a central lawn with London plane and lime trees and winding paths lead to a seating area. Unlike most of London's squares, it is still dominated (northern side of the square) by the mansion after which it was named. Manchester House, built in 1777 and later known as Hertford House, is now home to the Wallace Collection - a major collection of paintings, furniture and decorative arts - left to the nation by Lady Wallace in 1897.

Contract gardener: Joseph Jones

Further information on London Gardens Trust Inventory

Visitor Information

Open
Sunday 15:00–18:00
Activities
Deckchairs available. Picnics and rugs permitted. Other activities to be confirmed.
Picnics allowed.
Entrance
Opposite Hinde Street, leading from Marylebone High Street
Nearest postcode: W1U 3AB
Bus
Any bus along Oxford Street or Baker Street.
Stations
Bond Street, Baker Street
Cycle hire station
Hinde Street (Map)
Public toilets
Barrett Street (Map)
Open Saturday 07:30-23:00
Open Sunday 10:00-18:00
Access
One very shallow step at entrance. Gravel paths. Extensive lawns
Dogs
Working assistance dogs only

Getting here

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