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Bunhill Fields

38 City Rd, London, London EC1Y 1AU, England
+44 20 7374 4127
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This a a lovely place to visit on a spring day. Unfortunately I visited Bunhill especially for the... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Great venue for a relaxed, informative visit .

We went here early one morning in the break between Christmas and New Year . The graves of some... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Mark Benjamin L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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38 City Rd, London, London EC1Y 1AU, England
+44 20 7374 4127
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

This a a lovely place to visit on a spring day. Unfortunately I visited Bunhill especially for the guided tour. Several people waited until 12.45 but no guide turned up despite the lady coming out a meeting in the attendant's hut telling us the tour...More

Thank lottielenya
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went here early one morning in the break between Christmas and New Year . The graves of some very interesting folk are here - non conformist writers , leaders of religious societies and missionary movements . Very notable graves and memorials are William Blake...More

Thank Mark Benjamin L
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Quiet green area to escape from the busy streets. Makes a useful cut-through to the Barbican and Farringdon

Thank AndyHManchester
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Pleasant walking area set around the graves of some influential and historical people of the past, including members of the Cromwell family, Daniel Defoe and John Bunyan, to name a few. Unfortunately yet understandably a good number of the gravestones are situated behind iron railings,...More

Thank Domdomdomdom_13
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here today with my two young children. I studied William Blake at school so was curious to have a quick look. It's a very old cemetery and quite atmospheric. There's a little park next door which would be a nice place to take a...More

Thank Helen_from_Oz
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The many reviews tell about this place and the people buried here, including Suzannah Wesley. People writing reviews for this place need to inform themselves that some 'dissenters' were buried here, but dissenter is NOT the same as atheist. I was disappointed that we could...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Bunhill Fields is London’s oldest Nonconformist cemetery, and best known as the burial place of John Bunyan, Daniel Defoe and William Blake. Its name derives from ‘bone hill’ and there may have been a Saxon burial ground on part of the site. Much of the...More

Thank kate-and-ian
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Saw Bunhill Fields on our way back from St Pauls enroute to our hotel. Decided to have a look around, there are some very famous residents (see photos) John Wesley's house and chapel is just across the road

Thank chillledout
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We visited Bunhill Fields burial grounds to try to locate Suzannah Wesley's grave. We were not able to locate it, even with the map provided near the entrance. However, we did find the graves of William Blake, Daniel DeFoe and John Bunyan. We found out...More

1  Thank Gerald R
Reviewed 7 October 2015

The only way to walk amongst the gravestones is on a guided tour. I found out this place from a flyer about Garden Walks in the City of London. citygardenwalks.com Walk programme is from 1 Apr to 31 Oct, no booking required, cost £8. This...More

Thank Jeanette M
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