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The Top 3 London Venues With Great Gardens

Whether you're organising a summer party, drinks reception, or away day, there's nothing like a spot of sun for getting guests cheerful and mingling. Here are 3 of our favourite venues in London with beautiful gardens to soak up the sun and greenery!

1. Lord's Cricket Ground

The Harris Garden at Lord's Cricket Ground is an idyllic setting that brings a touch of serene greenery to the historic cricket ground. It's a quintessentially English garden, where manicured lawns and blooming flower beds make for a postcard-perfect setting for all kinds of events.

Whether for a sophisticated garden party or a relaxed outdoor gathering, the Harris Garden is perfect for outdoor events that seek a blend of sporting tradition and natural beauty!

Location: St John's Wood

Capacity: 200 reception

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Harris Garden
Harris Garden
Harris Garden at Lord's cricket Ground

2. Stationers' Hall and Gardens

Stationers' Hall and Garden, nestled in the heart of the City of London, offers a hidden gem for events, mixing heritage with welcome peace and quiet! The garden is a peaceful retreat from the bustling city streets, with its ancient wisteria providing a centrepiece for events where guests can enjoy the splendour of nature while being surrounded by centuries of history.

Location: St Paul's

Capacity: 250 reception

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Stationers' Hall and Garden
Stationers' Hall and Garden
Stationers' Hall and Garden

3. The Courtyard at Merchant Taylors' Hall

Merchant Taylors' Hall, with its private stone-flagged Courtyard Garden, offers a slice of countryside charm in the heart of the City. It's a space where guests can unwind and socialise in the warmth of the sun at a range of events from barbecues and informal gatherings to more formal receptions and corporate events.

The garden's historic feel transports visitors to the lawn of an English stately home, making it a top spot for a sophisticated summer party!

Location: City of London

Capacity: 175 reception

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Merchant Taylors' Hall
Merchant Taylors' Hall
Merchant Taylors' Hall

We hope this list helps you to pin down the perfect spot for your summer party or outdoor activities at any time of year! If you're still hunting for ideal spot, we've got plenty more venues with outdoor space to make your day extra memorable. Or check out our top summer party venues below for more inspiration!


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