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George and George Bennett

Loved this cemetery, very sentimental! Found an old tin from my dads office and found an old piece... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sharon H
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Oasis of peace and greenery!

It might seem rather strange to be recommending a trip to a cemetery, but Abney Park is classed as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Abney Park Cemetery Cemetery Stoke Stoke Newington High Street, London N16 0LH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this cemetery, very sentimental! Found an old tin from my dads office and found an old piece of paper with a grave stone number .. tracked it down and found their plot in Abney! I cried and now visit cemetery every year with flowers!...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It might seem rather strange to be recommending a trip to a cemetery, but Abney Park is classed as one of the ' Magnificent Seven' garden cemeteries in London. It is definitely worth a visit if you are in the Stoke Newington area, because it...More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Had an interesting stroll around the park cemetery looking at the many large memorial stones from the 1800s. What a shame that everything is so overgrown with grass and weeds two feet high

Thank Alan W
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cemetery full of interesting stories and history. Spent an hour getting lost in it and could have definitely spent a lot longer here if it hadn't been so cold that day. Children playing, dogs being walked and people lost in quiet contemplation.

Thank Jess O
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

I went through the cemetery on a longer walk. It’s certainly unusual. Peaceful with good paths. Well worth a visit

Thank KP11347
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We walked through the cemetery the day after the snow had melted, so the paths were muddy. But nature was taking its course and although most tees were still bare, an apple blossom (?) tree was about to flower. People strolled by with pushchairs and/or...More

Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed January 1, 2018

When I lived in London in the '90s I enjoyed visiting Highgate and Brompton Cemeteries occasionally. These are two of the Magnificent Seven cemeteries, which were built in the 1830s in response to a massive influx of population to London in the early 19th century...More

Thank Abbotsbury92
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We visited here to see the grave of James Braidwood, who founded the world's first municipal fire service and died fighting a huge fire in London. Found the grave easily (there is a map on a board near entrance) ... and there are a few...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed August 20, 2017

On 1st glance many of the nature notes look to be duplicates but in fact on my cursory review, all the notes are unique and specific to the area close to where the notes are located. The text is fascinating, the attempt to maintain a...More

1  Thank Colin E
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

all the dog mess. Sitting on a bench and it's all you can smell. Hard to let children run around without them stepping in it all!

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Colin P
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Response from Colin P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ted. I Appreciate your reply, and thanks for doing this, as I live outside of London now and don't get many chances to get to the Cemetery, my Mum used to go to see my Dads grave but refuses to do so now because of this... More
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