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Olden Community Garden

Olden Community Garden
(Photo: Colin Wing)

The Garden

Olden Community Garden is a hidden green space in Islington, and a Site of Importance to Nature Conservation. Over time, a herbaceous garden, an orchard, vegetable terraces, a small meadow and an extensive woodland have all emerged from a railway embankment. Our lawn and Garden House, together with adjacent patio seating areas, provide the perfect setting for community events and parties. A walk through the woodland paths is a delight for all ages. Our volunteers maintain the Garden, guided by our gardeners. And volunteers use our greenhouse to grow cuttings and seeds for other local community groups and activities.

Capital Growth garden: 58

Visitor Information

Open
Saturday 11:00–16:00
Activities
Tea, coffee and cake in the Garden House.
Entrance
Whistler Street, opposite No 22
Nearest postcode: N5 1NH
Buses
43, 153, 263, 271, 393, 4, 19
Stations
Drayton Park, Arsenal
Toilets
Disabled toilet on site
Access
Part of the garden is on a former railway embankment. Disabled access to level formal garden with lawn, patio seating areas, Garden House and toilets. Rest of the garden and woodland is only accessible by steps with uneven surfaces.
Dogs
Working assistance dogs only

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