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Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Neighbourhood: East End / East London
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Address: Soanes Centre Southern Grove, London E3 4PX, England
Phone Number: +44 20 8983 1277
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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 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 one of the caretakers sponsored by the Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. Check them... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 here, putting on talks, walks and more. I would recommend everyone in the area or... More 

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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.

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 spend a summer afternoon -- it felt like we were deep into tranquil woodlands while... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 you to all the staff and volunteers , how lucky we are to have the... More 

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Thank Diane G
Bournemouth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Yesterday we attended 'Bow Beasties' again with our two Grandsons Sam and Jack. We have become regulars there since our son and his family discovered the fabulous nature reserve. Held on the third Saturday of the month, Bow Beasties in the Cemetery is a must do for us. Run and organised by Ken and his able assistant and wife Zoe... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

And my play ground befor that, I was 3 years old when we moved to Mile End (now 50), brass rubbin an bug finding with school,which they still do now with its learning centre an nature walks,about 10years started playing there, seen graves smashed from grave snatchers, as I got bit older Halloween became more interesting with different groups hiding... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Lovely and peaceful and lots of wild flowers amongst the old graves, it was a shame the weather wasn't very good but we heard lots of birds, we will go again.

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Thank Diane1304
Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Visited this cemetery with a friend last Friday. It is just full of beautiful wild-flowers, trees, birds, along with dog-walkers, Mums' with children in push-chairs and joggers. And it is truly peaceful.....

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

We just did the Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park tour and found it extremely interesting. Sheldon was an excellent guide and provided many facts about the cemetery and the people buried there. Sadly many have been forgotten not to mention for some, the history of events that led to their death. We would definitely recommend to anyone and we found it... More 

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