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London Open Gardens 8-9 June 2024

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Edwardes Square

Edwardes Square
(Photo: Janne Watson)

The Garden

This three-acre garden square was built between 1811 and 1819. By 1820, the garden was laid out much as we see it today, with meandering paths through shrubberies, lawns, flowerbeds, a rose pergola, a croquet lawn, a grass tennis court and a children’s play area. Italian artist Agostino Aglio designed the garden with help from the Royal Horticultural Society, and the plantings and winding walks are different to those seen in most other squares. The square’s head gardener still resides at 'The Temple' - a Grecian-style lodge with Doric columns, built specifically for the gardener.

Head gardener: David Magson

Further information on London Parks & Gardens Inventory

Visitor Information

Sunday 10:30–17:00
Refreshments - cakes, sandwiches, teas, coffee and Pimm’s (if sunny!)
Main gate in South Edwardes Square, next to The Temple.
Nearest postcode: W8 6HL
Map of nearby bus stops
Earl's Court, High Street Kensington, Kensington (Olympia)
Cycle hire station
Abingdon Villas (Map)
Toilet on site
Good wheelchair access and pathways
Working assistance dogs only
No picnics.

Getting here

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More links

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