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The muse of instrumental music

My visit coincided with the grass being cut: the good news – the smell of freshly cut grass, the... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Colin E
Oasis of greenery

The gardens can be entered from Handel Street, Heathcote Street or Sidmouth Street. The gardens... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
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1 Handel Street | Gardens are located between Handel and Heathcote Streets immediately north of Coram's Fields., London WC1N 1PD, England
Bloomsbury
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

My visit coincided with the grass being cut: the good news – the smell of freshly cut grass, the bad news – a council worker was using a leaf blower. A peaceful place, used by local people: dog walkers, the lonely, those wishing to escape...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The gardens can be entered from Handel Street, Heathcote Street or Sidmouth Street. The gardens were once the burial grounds for two nearby churches and it remains consecrated grounds. The lovely old Plane trees here provide shade while the graves and tombstones provide its sense...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Walked through this park on our way to the British Museum. It is small and nice. There is a fountain in the middle, a cafe, and a walkway that has vines growing overhead. Worth a stroll through the park. :) Or if you need a...More

1  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The gardens themselves aren't terribly special, but worth visiting in order to see the Cable Street mural, an impressive bit of London history.

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I discovered this hidden gem when walking from King's Cross to Russell Square, and enjoyed a good hour here making the most of the peace and quiet. It's an interesting garden surrounded by head stones and with a few crypts in the middle. Most parks...More

Thank Gem C
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

A very nice quiet green space in London. I visited as part of the Open Squares & Gardens weekend. This was one of the first places to be set up as a burial garden but without a church attached. Contains the tomb of Oliver Cromwell's...More

1  Thank jacqui3744
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Beautiful gardens in the middle of the city! St George's Gardens are just off Handel Street, in between Kings Cross and Russell Square in Bloomsbury. It is full of benches and lots of grass for that picnic and wine. There is a Waitrose near as...More

Thank BahnVoyage
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Although this 'park' is quite small, it is worth a visit to see the old tombs. It is a burial ground almost 300 years old. It's well maintained and you can stroll through or sit and enjoy the peace and quiet.

2  Thank LizinKL
Reviewed 20 May 2016

This is a wonderful little hidden cemetery just north of Coram's Fields and Brunswick Square Gardens. Unlike Coram's, which is strictly a playground for children (adults are not allowed on their own), and Brunswick, which is a bit of a dull park, St. George's Gardens...More

1  Thank Abbotsbury92
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Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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