If you're in the London Bridge area and looking for a place to relax from a big city hassle, then this is the place. Sit on one of the benches in the gardens of this church-in-ruin and enjoy your time. It is an old Roman ruined church located halfway between Tower Bridge and London bridge.
It is named for St Dunstan, a tenth-century monk. It is damaged by various past events concerning London like the Great Fire of London, World War II. During the Second World War, the church is largely damaged but later this destruction is converted into a garden.
Why it is famous: - Famous for its peaceful environment and lush greenery, it is a lovely garden located within the bombed-out remains of a church. Once you got there, it is like entering another dimension. It is so peaceful that you make relax or read a book. It's worth visiting.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
Things to do: -
Garden Area: - The greenery that is spread everywhere in this garden, makes it a peaceful park to have lunch or just chat. It’s especially lovely for photoshoots. Amid the noise and bustle of the city, this garden among ruined churches will help you regenerate your body and soul for more sightseeing. There is a special plant found in winter. It is called winter's bark, which is rich in Vitamin C. You can simply take a leaf from the plant and consume it. It will save you from Vitamin C deficient disease “scurvy”.
Family Time: - It offers everything a family seeks when out on tour. Pack your meal from the place of stay and some to this heaven with the whole family for a picnic. Perfect for relaxing a bit in the summer as there are lots of three here. The view is also aesthetically pleasing for all. A large area helps children being playful.
Ancient Church: - There is a nicely preserved church ruin here. When you will enter the spot, you will see the magnitude of the earliest church. It will also remind you of the damage caused by World War II.
Shopping: - When you are near the Bridge area, then how can you miss shopping. Numbers of shops selling all types of items are near the location.