The Most Beautiful Springtime Gardens in London
London is home to some of the most exciting gardens in the country. It would be a shame to visit London and miss out on some of the gorgeous gardens, which are free to visit and enjoy. These recreational gardens, some of which are within parks contain beautiful trees and flowering plants, lakes, and fountains and are visited by wildlife.
Kyoto Garden, Holland Park
This garden is home to lovely springtime flowers but it is also very attractive during autumn. It was developed in 1992 for the Japan Festival. It remains one of the less visited places in London because many visitors are not aware of its existence but it is definitely a hidden gem waiting to be discovered.
The Roof Garden, Kensington
If you have always wanted to see a rooftop garden, this is a must when you visit London. The Roof Garden covers 6,000 m2 (1.5 acres) and is built on the rooftop of on top of the former Derry and Toms building on Kensington High Street. It is divided into three themed gardens:
- A Spanish garden
- A Tudor style garden
- An English woodland garden
Facilities include a two storey Clubhouse which hosts private events such as conferences and parties and a private members club as well as the Babylon Restaurant, built in 2001 on the 7th floor of The Roof Gardens.
Cannizaro Park, Wimbledon
This park is home to one of the most amazing gardens in the world though not many people are aware that it exists. If you want to see the true colours of springtime, including a mesmerizing collection of roses, this place is a must-visit. The vibrant hues are simply breath-taking and its beauty must be seen to be appreciated.
Wildflower Meadow, London Fields
London Fields is a popular hangout especially for tourists, so Wildflower Meadow is not really a hidden gem but definitely a place worth seeing. The flowers come to life in early springtime, which is the best time to visit any springtime garden. You will delighted by the sight of the wildflowers, some of which are only native to this part of the world.
Fenton House, Hempstead
The gardens in Fenton House were first built around 300 years ago. The historic house itself is a treat for those who like to travel back in history. A walk along the gardens will enable you to witness the beautiful early blossoming flowers and a captivating scene that will stay with you for a long time.
Make time for these extraordinary gardens in London while you are on vacation. The picturesque backdrop and the scenery are simply breath-taking and make great compositions for photography and landscape painting.