A walk in Bethnal Green & Open Garden Squares Weekend

Take a walk of 2.8 miles from Bethnal Green underground station and find taking in artistic creativity, personal endeavour, and food production during Open Garden Squares Weekend. Walk through Museum Gardens to Lubetkin’s modernist Cranbrook Estate and the Cranbook Estate Community Food Garden. Look out for Elizabeth Frink’s Blind Beggar and divert briefly along the Regents’ Canal . Find the poignant WWI Memorial in Cyprus Streetand then enjoy the park-like Approach Gardens. Be surprised by the green havens of St Peter’s Church and Vicarage and Jesus Green before arriving in Arnold Circus. (All open on Sunday.)

Cranbrook Estate Community Garden

Elizabeth Frink's 'Blind Beggar' on the Cranbrook Estate

Elizabeth Frink’s ‘Blind Beggar’ on the Cranbrook Estate

WWI Memorial in Cyprus Street

WWI Memorial in Cyprus Street

Approach Gardens is parkland community garden – wild flower area, green lawns, orchard, raised planters, and a community of people supporting each other – what more can one ask?

Approach Community Gardens

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St Peter’s Church and Vicarage offers a friendly welcome and cool shade on a hot day!

St Peter's Church, Bethnal Green

St Peter's Church, Bethnal Green

Walk on down Columbia Road, or through Jesus Green behind Columbia Road to find Arnold Circus.

Jesus Green

Jesus Green

Arnold Circus is a surprising, treed Circus just five minutes away from the bustling Shoreditch High Street. Here you can sit down and enjoy the shade, and quiet, before tackling more gardens during Open Garden Squares Weekend!

Arnold Circus

Arnold Circus