Gardeners’ World is one of my must-watch programmes on TV and a few episodes back they showed a Roof Garden in Fenchurch Street, London. I told my son about it (the marathon running son), as he lives and works in London. He knew the building but had never been to the garden, so a couple of weeks ago, we met outside Exit 8 of the Bank Underground Station
and made the short walk to Fenchurch Street.
What a place The Sky Garden at 20, Fenchurch Street is!
It is all undercover, the planting is tropical, and on several levels.
It is free to visit but you have to book a time slot – book well in advance as it has become very popular.
and the Thames
Look! The Tower of London and London Bridge
The obligatory selfie to send to the rest of the family
And then lunch: there is a bar and a couple of places to eat – a very posh restaurant, right at the top and a more casual area of comfy seating where you can get wraps and baguettes
Looking out of this window, my son spotted another Roof Garden – “That’s it!” I squealed.
So he consulted the internet and discovered that this too was free to visit with no booking system – we could just turn up, so after a bit more of a wander, off we went to find 120, Fenchurch Street ………..