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Opening times:​Monday to Friday
8am to 7pm or dusk

whichever is earlier


Weekends

Bank holidays

9.30am to 7pm or dusk

whichever is earlier
Telephone:020 7374 4127
Email:City Gardens
Address:38 City Road
London

EC1Y 2BG
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Bunhill fields Burial Ground is a historically significant burial ground as well as a vital open space of ecological value in London Borough of Islington. The site has five enclosed areas containing over 2,300 memorials with a publicly accessible garden to the north including benches, planting and a lawn area.

Getting here

Nearest tube: Old Street (exit 3) or Moorgate

Entrances via Bunhill Row or City Road

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History

Bunhill Fields is a Nonconformist burial ground dating from the 1660's and the site of around 123,000 burials. It’s the final resting place of John Bunyan, Isaac Watts, Daniel Defoe and William Blake, along with many other leading intellectuals, radicals and clergymen from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

Opening times:​Monday to Friday
8am to 7pm or dusk

whichever is earlier


Weekends

Bank holidays

9.30am to 7pm or dusk

whichever is earlier
Telephone:020 7374 4127
Email:City Gardens
Address:38 City Road
London

EC1Y 2BG