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Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

A perfect place to relax after a long stint in the nearby British Museum, this Square is yet another example of a number of squares in the vicinity. Built in the early 19th century along with the nearby Tavistock Square, these gardens were originally for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Gordon Square is such a lovely place. It is like an upgraded version of Tavistock Square Gardens nearby. It is very close to the British Museum and Holborn Station.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

Gordon Square is a public square and garden in the Bloomsbury area of London. It's well maintained and a nice place for a stroll or just sitting down on the many benches in the garden. There aren't that much flowers in the gardens, but it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 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 October 1, 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
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Reviewed March 22, 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 November 4, 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 August 28, 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 August 22, 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 August 12, 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
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