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The Master's Garden

The Master's Garden
(Photo: Colin Wing)

The Garden

This quiet, hidden gem of a garden is a real treasure in a very historic part of the City of London and can be found on the north side of the Temple complex, a short distance from Fleet Street. The L-shaped garden, which has been planted with a mix of herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees, runs between Temple Church and the Master's House which was the residence of the Master of the Temple at the Temple Church. The main garden is an elevated plateau, built above 17th-century catacombs to create more burial space when the Temple Church crypts were full.

Gardener: Bob McMeekin

Further information on London Gardens Trust Inventory

Visitor Information

Open
Sunday 13:00–17:00
Activities
Plant sale
Picnics allowed.
Entrance
Tudor Street. East side of the Temple Church.
Nearest postcode: EC4Y 7DE
Buses
4, 11, 15, 23, 26, 76, 172
Stations
Temple, Blackfriars
Cycle hire station
Bouverie Street (Map)
Public toilets
Blackfriars (Map)
Open Saturday 09:00-17:00
Open Sunday 09:00-17:00
Access
Via steps only
Dogs
Dogs on leads

Getting here

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