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London Open Gardens 8-9 June 2024

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Norland Square

Norland Square
(Photo: Colin Wing)

The Garden

These private communal gardens for the residents of Norland Square were built, together with the surrounding stucco-fronted houses, as part of the development of the Norland Estate in the early 1840s. Borders are filled with mixed shrubs and ornamental trees alongside a meandering shady gravel path. There is also a sunny central lawn with a children's playground and tennis court. Although the garden lost its original railings, they were reinstated in 2007.

Further information on London Parks & Gardens Inventory

Visitor Information

Open
Sunday 10:00–17:00
Activities
Cold drinks, cakes and biscuits, benches and friendly residents.
Picnics allowed.
Entrance
East side of the square only.
Nearest postcode: W11 4PX
Buses
Map of nearby bus stops
Station
Holland Park
Cycle hire station
Princedale Road (Map)
Public toilets
Avondale Park (Map)
Open Saturday 07:30-20:00
Open Sunday 07:30-20:00
Access
Access to lawns via gravel path
Dogs
Dogs on leads

Getting here

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