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A chance to visit 10 Downing Street’s back garden

As part of the annual Open Garden Squares Weekend that takes place later this year, one rather special garden will be open to the public – the one behind 10 Downing Street.


Tickets Alert: Open Garden Squares is back

The annual chance to go inside a host of private gardens and up on roofs has confirmed the dates for this year...


Your chance visit the private gardens at 10 Downing Street

The annual Open Garden Squares weekend, a chance to to inside lots of private gardens is also offering a chance to go inside the garden of 10 Downing Street.


Tickets Alert: Climb the Cally Tower

Next month sees an occasional opening of the Caledonian Park Clock Tower and a chance to climb the narrow steps to the very top for amazing views across North London.


Tickets Alert: Tours of 10 Downing Street’s Garden

A heads up that the tickets to visit a vast number of otherwise private gardens go on sale tomorrow (Tues 28th Feb).


Fancy a look around 10 Downing Street’s back garden?

As part of the annual Open Garden's Weekend that takes place later this year, one rather special garden will be open to the public - the one behind 10 Downing Street.


Booking opens for the Open Garden Squares Weekend

The annual green fingered equivalent to its architectural cousin has opened for ticket sales today. Open Garden Squares is a chance to visit around 200 gardens over a weekend, some private and some semi-public spaces, but most are interesting. Unlike


Folkestone Gardens in New Cross

Not that far from where I used to live a few years ago is one of those rather small municipal gardens that pop up from time to time in scraps of land often left over from former industrial works or


Dates announced for the 13th Open Gardens Squares Weekend

Sent to me as a press release, but acceptable as a) it is written sensibly and b) it’s something I would have written about anyway. Anyway – the Annual Open Garden Squares Weekend has announced its initial itinerary for the


A weekend visiting private gardens – in photos

The weekend was spent visiting various gardens across parts of London as part of the Open Squares Weekend – from nature reserves to formally laid out affairs – all had their own unique charm. I think my heart goes to


The 2010 Open Garden Squares Weekend

Today (Mon 7th June) is the final day to buy discounted tickets to the Open Garden Squares Weekend that runs this very Saturday and Sunday (12th-13th June). Ticket prices are £7.50 in advance but £9 if bought during the weekend.


The 2010 Open Garden Squares Weekend

The details for the gardening version of London Open House Weekend have been announced – where us mere mortals are allowed to wander around those closed off garden squares that act as glorified roundabouts in the posher parts of London


Website listing all (eventually) of London’s Gardens and Squares

Those fine chaps (and chapesses) over at the London Parks & Gardens Trust, who organise the annual Open Gardens Squares Weekend have launched a new project to create an online database of every notable garden and park in London. The