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London’s Pocket Parks: 15 Clerkenwell Close

This may be the best hidden pocket park in London, or maybe I wandered onto private property, it's not entirely easy to be sure which.


London’s Pocket Parks: St Leonard’s Priory, E3

Sat right next to a roaring main road it's probably not a surprise that this former churchyard is looking rather forlorn, for who would want to sit here?


London’s Pocket Parks: Altab Ali Park, E1

Despite its name, this park is actually a former graveyard and site of a famous church that gave its name to the entire area of Whitechapel.


London’s Pocket Parks: Ebury Square Gardens, SW1

Ebury Square takes its name from Ebury Farm, which used to be where Victoria Coach Station is today.


London’s Pocket Parks: Mount Nod – the Huguenot burial ground

This is a a pocket park that you can't visit - yet. You will be able to soon though as it's about to be restored and opened to the public.


London’s Pocket Parks: Fen Court, EC3

This is a very well hidden little pocket park that can only be found if you're minded to slip through an alley to discover this former church graveyard.


London’s Pocket Parks: Seething Lane Garden, EC3

This is a recently totally rebuilt garden, replacing a classic old enclosed garden with a modern open style, and gaining an underground car park in the process.


London’s Pocket Parks: Brewers Hall Garden, EC2

A less appealing garden is difficult to imagine, and if there wasn't a sign announcing that this patch of paving was actually a garden, I'd have never expected it to be one.


London’s Pocket Parks: One Coleman Street Gardens, EC2

One Coleman Street Gardens is a small public space in the City of London creating a contemporary space as a relief from the hard surrounding streets.


London’s Pocket Parks – St Mary Aldermanbury, EC2

This pocket park covers the remains of St Mary Aldermanbury, a church that was destroyed during WW2, and rebuilt -- in the USA.