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Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

#494 of 1,655 things to do in London Features Animals
Soanes Centre Southern Grove, London E3 4PX, England
+44 20 8983 1277
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Peace within an inner city

Wow! what an oasis in an over populated inner city multi-culture area! I visited this oasis after... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
London, United Kingdom
Wonderful woodland

A delightful place to spend a couple of hours wandering about or sitting on a bench in the sun. It... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
London, United Kingdom
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“green space” (4 reviews)
“mile end” (3 reviews)
“dog walkers” (3 reviews)
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Soanes Centre Southern Grove, London E3 4PX, England
East End / East London
+44 20 8983 1277
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Wow! what an oasis in an over populated inner city multi-culture area! I visited this oasis after 5 years of research trying to find my great -grandfathers grave it was very emotive. I have to commend the volunteers who meet once a month to help...More

Thank 875clara
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

A delightful place to spend a couple of hours wandering about or sitting on a bench in the sun. It just needs better signposting - I'm sure this could be done sensitively.

Thank FliesM20P
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Every time we visit our daughter in Bow, we come for a walk in Tower Hamlets Cemetery. Wild, overgrown, but managed, it achieves a great balance between being out of control and manicured. It is lovely walking along the paths at any time of year...More

1  Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We live in the area and use the place regularly, almost daily in the summer. Wish they'd stop chopping bits of it down. Not sure it needs all the tidying up. Agree it's great to make it accessible for schools and activities etc but feel...More

Thank curioustravellerxyz
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great place to discover a hidden side of London's history unknown to many visitors and as ''peaceful'' as you'd expect.

1  Thank Gab M
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park is a wildlife oasis in London. Designated a Local Nature Preserve within urban London, it offers a delightful nature walk with its many overgrown English Plane trees, myriad of diverse wild flowers and vines, We went on a tour led by...More

1  Thank Hank219
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I was blown away when we first discovered this cemetery park when we first moved to London in 2010. Since then I have walked here often, attended a few festivals here and general fallen in love with the place. Friends of THCP do great things...More

1  Thank CarolinePurslow
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Wow! What a hidden gem; a peaceful, beautiful place to wander through. Hard to believe you're still in London. Highly recommend a relaxed wander through the pathways among the film set like scenery.

1  Thank splashcat
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We went in quest of the Shuffle Festival which was only a one-day event this year and smallish. Lots of the events were still being set up so we spent more time exploring the park than in the festival. It was a lovely way to...More

1  Thank rh24
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This park is an oasis in an urban area , diverse wildlife and festivals too. The staff are welcoming and share their knowledge and enthusiasm. Everyone is welcome in this peaceful and green space , I am so lucky its practically my garden . Thank...More

Thank Diane G
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