Secret City Spaces West
Hidden Parks & Gardens in the City (west)
- 12 British pounds£12
- Outside Moorgate tube station, Exit 1 (western entrance on Moorfields)
Discover Roman walls, ruined churches, sculpture, glimpses of Shakespeare and beautiful trees and plants hidden among the City of London's office blocks and skyscrapers. The City's opens spaces are often invisible from the busy streets until you know where to look. They offer hidden history, beauty and calm. The City has 376 open spaces tucked away, including gardens, churchyards, former churches and cemeteries, bomb sites, green spaces and paved terraces. In total, 10% of the Square Mile consists of open spaces. This walk will show you some of the best examples. The walk lasts approximately two hours. Please be prepared for all weather conditions! Start: outside Moorgate tube station, the western entrance on Moorfields (follow signposts to Exit 1) Finish: a two minute walk from Mansion House tube station "…a fantastic walking tour of secret spaces in the City of London, thanks to our fabulous tour guide Jonathan Wober." Apr 2022 "I really enjoyed the tour and the insights offered. Thank you very much!" Apr 2022 "…we all really enjoyed our tour and will certainly be back for more" Mar 2022 "Thanks Jonathan for a fabulous tour of another unknown history of the city." Feb 2022 "A lovely walk through the City today…Thank you, London On The Ground." Jan 2022 "… enthusiastic & knowledgeable tour guide." Nov 2021 "The walk was really enlightening for me. I worked in the area for many years, I was totally unaware of the history and of the beautiful hidden gardens." Sep 2021 Click on the 'Book Now' button and find the next available date for this walk.