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Hampstead & Highgate Open Gardens

Past event 10AM-5PM Saturday 17 - Sunday 18 June 2017

Event location: NW3 2SB

9 Open gardensPlant sale
Admission: £13 in advance/£15 on day
  • Hampstead & Highgate Open Gardens
  • Hampstead & Highgate Open Gardens
  • Hampstead & Highgate Open Gardens
  • Hampstead & Highgate Open Gardens
  • Hampstead & Highgate Open Gardens
  • Hampstead & Highgate Open Gardens

Explore historic graveyards, walled gardens, converted wastelands, organic allotments and modernist planting schemes across nine unique locations.

One ticket gives you access to more than 230 private, secret and little-known gardens across the capital during London Open Garden Squares Weekend. Buy tickets

Below are just those in the Hampstead & Highgate area:

1. Alexandra Road Park Sat 10:00–16:00
Unique modernist sculpted linear park, integral to surrounding housing. Designed in the 1970s by architect Neave Brown and landscape architect Janet Jack. Restored with Heritage Lottery Fund grant in 2015. Tea, coffee and cake for sale. Further details

2. Branch Hill Allotments Sat 14:00–17:00, Sun 14:00–17:00
Dozens of small, organically managed vegetable plots in the former gardens of an Edwardian mansion. Further details

3. Fenton House Garden National Trust Sat 11:00–16:30, Sun 11:00–16:30
Extensive and innovative walled gardens with formal walks, lawns, a rose garden, kitchen garden and historic orchard. House and gardens normally open to the public. Admission to the house separate. Further details

4. Gainsborough Gardens Sat 10:00–17:00, Sun 10:00–17:00
Circular enclosure with mature trees and luxuriant planting at the centre of a gated enclave of private houses on the site of the 18th-century Hampstead Wells. Further details

5 Hampstead Parish Church Burial Grounds Sat 10:00–17:00, Sun 14:00–17:00
Two beautiful historic graveyards in the heart of Hampstead Village, where many famous (and infamous) people are buried. Refreshments, tomb trails, quizzes, children's activities and guided tours. Further details

6. Highgate Day Centre Garden Sat 11:00–16:00
Walled courtyard containing a herb garden, raised beds and a small water garden. Supporting people with mental-health difficulties in their recovery. Plant sale, homemade cake and cookie stall and a botanical art workshop. Further details

7. Keats House. Sat 11:00–17:00, Sun 11:00–17:00
A moment of calm and an opportunity to walk in the steps of one of the most well-loved of the Romantic poets – John Keats. Discover two trees with links to Keats and take part in garden tours and family activities. Further details

8. Waterlow Park Kitchen Garden Sun 10:00–16:00
Kitchen garden restored in 2011 with 10 raised beds managed by local organisations. See a range of plants and vegetables, meet our volunteer gardeners and enjoy stunning views over London and many other natural delights. Further details

9. World Peace Garden Camden Sat 10:00–17:00, Sun 10:00–17:00
A waste ground for more than 100 years next to Hampstead Heath station, transformed by local traders, residents and visitors into a woodland garden glade. Tree of Hope, wishing-well. Other activities, subject to weather. Further details

Hampstead & Highgate Map
(Event post location NW3 2SL is South Hill Park, next to Hampstead Heath station.)

Tickets on sale
Adult weekend online advance ticket - £13 (available until midnight Thursday 15th June)
Adult weekend ticket - £15 (available to purchase from gardens across the weekend)
Group rate weekend online advance ticket - £12
Children under 12 - free (but will require their own ticket)
Sunday only ticket - £10

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