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Reviewed 10 October 2018

It was so beautiful and silent that I rested nearly an hour waiting for the British Museum to open, nursing a coffee. A great place to snack or lunch thanks to the snack bar run out of the shack near the entry gate on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LisandroVoyager
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

These beautiful gardens sit in the busy city of London. Located in Holborn it's a quick walk from the Holborn tube station

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bkirk4747
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Yet another of the many lovely gardens in this part of London, with a café (the former gardeners' hut) and plenty of benches, where visitors can relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. There are well planted flower beds and many mature trees. Well worth...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 5 November 2017

While staying London again, one afternoon we paid a visit to the University of London. Afterwards, we took a walk around the surrounding area. In the process, we came across Gordon Square. It was very pleasant to spend a short time strolling through the square’s...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Now owned by the University, the Gordon Square gardens were established by the 6th Duke of Bedford who named them after his second wife, Lady Georgina Gordon. The Bloomsbury Group met in the houses around the Square. The gardens seem popular with students and nearby...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank DunelmArts
Reviewed 23 August 2017

One of the smaller central London squares, it is no doubt quiet most of the time, unfortunately I picked a day when tree surgeons were working. A lovely small café called Ginger Jules. Plenty of seats. Wilder than its twin Tavistock Square. There is a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Colin E
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Around this square several of the most important intellectuals in England had their homes in the first part of the 20th century constituting the Bloomsbury group.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gunnar G
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Gordon Square is located in Bloomsbury and belongs to the University of London. The square is open to the public and provides a welcome green space in the city. The gardens have a wide variety of flowers and shrubs and mature Plane Trees. There are...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank nellielim
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This beautiful little square is serene and green and home to several notable sculptures including a bust of the WWII hero Noor Inayat Khan who as a British SOE agent infiltrated occupied France and was captured, tortured and executed by the Nazis at Dachau concentration...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank AtlanticTyger
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Grab a tea at the little tea house in the park and enjoy little garden! It's an oasis in the middle of London.

Date of experience: March 2016
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