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Montague Street Gardens

Montague Street Gardens
(Photo: The Bedford Estates)

The Garden

Montague Street Gardens is an historic secret garden at the heart of the Bedford Estate and is one of ten squares in the elegant Bloomsbury area. Bloomsbury is famous for its formal garden squares which are overlooked by the many period properties that line its leafy streets. Once a cobbled mews of stables and carriage houses, this private garden stands behind magnificent wrought iron gates and features a number of herbaceous borders, formal lawns and specimen trees. The garden also contains sculptures and beehives that produce award-winning honey.

Head Gardener: Thomas Abbott

Visitor Information

Saturday 10:30–16:30
Sunday 10:30–16:30
Sunday June 12 June: Pop-up exhibition of mixed-media drawings by Nick Andrew of Bloomsbury's Square and Gardens and
Garden Tours by Head Gardener Tom Abbott.
Handout sheet for plant identification.
Montague Street
Nearest postcode: WC1B 5BL
What 3 Words: salt.shakes.lame
10, 19, 38, 98, 58
Russell Square, Holborn
Cycle hire station
British Museum (Map)
Public toilets
Holborn Library (Map)
Open Saturday 10:00-17:00
Majority of garden paths are 20mm shingle
Working assistance dogs only

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