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Manchester Square Gardens

Manchester Square Gardens
(Photo: Anna Barclay)

The Garden

Manchester Square Gardens is a beautiful Georgian square with a fine collection of trees, shrubs and plants. The garden, which was first laid out between 1776 and 1788, comprises a central lawn with London plane and lime trees. Winding paths lead to a seating area. Unlike most of London's squares, it is still dominated on the northern side by the mansion after which it was named. Manchester House, built in 1777 and later known as Hertford House, is now home to the Wallace Collection - a major collection of paintings, furniture and decorative arts - left to the nation by Lady Wallace in 1897.

Contract gardener: Joseph Jones

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Visitor Information

Sunday 14:00–17:00
Deckchairs available.
Picnics allowed.
Opposite Hinde Street, leading from Marylebone High Street
Nearest postcode: W1U 3AB
Map of nearby bus stops
Bond Street, Baker Street
Cycle hire station
Hinde Street (Map)
Public toilets
Barrett Street (Map)
Open Saturday 07:30-23:00
Open Sunday 10:00-18:00
One very shallow step at entrance. Gravel paths. Extensive lawns.
Working assistance dogs only

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