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Walworth Garden

Walworth Garden
(Photo: Graham Willson)

The Garden

Established in 1987 after locals reclaimed a large, derelict corner of land near busy Walworth Road, Walworth Garden has grown with the community to become an award-winning peat-free and 'beyond-organic' garden and garden centre, established horticultural charity and social enterprise. With its own QCF-accredited school of horticulture, three glasshouses, a wildlife area, vegetable garden, trained fruit trees and apiary, Walworth Garden gained its eighth consecutive Community Green Flag Award in 2019, alongside an ‘Outstanding’ certificate in the RHS/Britain in Bloom ‘It's Your Neighbourhood’ scheme. Its Garden Services Division also employs and trains local apprentices to create and maintain the gardens of nearby residents.

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Capital Growth garden: 438

Further information on London Gardens Trust Inventory

Visitor Information

Open
Saturday 10:00–17:00
Sunday 10:00–17:00
Activities
With an ever-growing array of interesting and unusual plants, the garden also propagates and sells varieties certain to surprise both gardeners and non-gardeners alike, as well as terracotta pots, peat-free compost and other growing media, urban honey, and chutney and jams made with their own garden produce.
Entrance
206 Manor Place
Nearest postcode: SE17 3BN
Buses
133, 155, 333 + 12, 35, 40, 45, 68, 148, 171, 176, 468
Stations
Kennington, Elephant & Castle
Cycle hire station
Doddington Grove (Map)
Toilets
Disabled toilet on site
Access
Wheelchair access. Accessible toilet. Paved, bark and grass paths
Dogs
Dogs on leads
Conditions
We are open seven days a week and are free for all to access.

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