There are gardens and green spaces dotted all over EC3 including the wonderful and recently developed Aldgate Square.
There are church gardens like the garden of St Dunstan in the East, and green spaces along the riverside like Grant’s Quay gardens.
Some gardens like Seething Lane Gardens have been redesigned and replanted and some gardens are hidden away like the garden alongside St Peter at Cornhill.
More recent additions are roof gardens, open to the public at 20 Fenchurch Street and 120 Fenchurch Street.
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The garden includes planting beds, a water feature, a pergola, fruit trees and Italian wisteria.
This area has been transformed into one of the City of London’s largest public spaces.
This sunken garden next to the church is a little oasis of calm for visitors.
This garden is on the riverside next to the Old Billingsgate Market and has excellent views of Tower Bridge.
The former churchyard of St Gabriel’s it is now a peaceful spot with trees, plants and seating.
This area in front of Fenchurch Station has has been transformed to provide seating and plants.
Part of the 2015 Riverside Walk Enhancement Strategy this is an ideal spot admire the River Thames.
This small green space was opened to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
Transformed, as part of the Aldgate Project in 2018, there is now a lovely little garden.
By the entrance of this pocket size garden is a stone plaque on which is inscribed ‘King George’s Fields’.
These gardens were developed mid twentieth century but have only looked as they do now since 2018.
A garden which is accessible to the public at the top of 20 Fenchurch Street.
This lovely garden is tucked inside the former church of St Dunstan’s in the East.
Formerly the churchyard this garden is in St Michael’s Alley, and is open to the public.
A beautiful garden with a tiled labyrinth, in the middle of which is a Jerusalem Cross.
An enclosed garden that offers a quiet green space in the City and is open to the public.
These gardens lay alongside Tower Hill and above the moat of the Tower of London.
It is situated alongside one of the best surviving parts of the Roman wall which encircled the city of Londinium.
Situated within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, it overlook the Tower of London.