Edith Nesbit Gardens 8735

Lewisham, England, Greater London

Brief Description

Edith Nesbit Gardens has undulating grass, shrubberies, tree, tarmac paths and a playground.

History

The gardens here were created in memory of the children's author and poet E. Nesbit (1858-1924) who from the age of 17 had lived with her family in various houses in south east London, including Lewisham, Grove Park and Lee. From 1899-1922 she and her husband the journalist Hubert Bland (d.1914) lived at Well Hall in Eltham. Politically active, the Blands were involved in the founding of the Fabian Society in 1884.

Visitor Facilities

The gardens are open from 8am - sunset.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The gardens are open from 8am - sunset.

Directions

Rail: Lee. Bus: 202
References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust