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St Olave, Hart Street Churchyard

The churchyard provides a quiet space with benches, a herb garden and labyrinth inviting visitors to unwind and explore amidst the tranquillity of the surroundings.

The Church is best known as the burial place of Samuel Pepys who had strong connections with the area. It is also the last resting place of the 16th century botanist, William Turner, known as ‘the father of English botany’ with the churchyard including plants associated with him. The garden also includes a pavement labyrinth which has a Jerusalem Cross as its centrepiece.

Getting here

Nearest tube: Tower Hill or Aldgate

St Olave, Hart Street Churchyard with a green lawn and trees.

Image courtesy of City of London Corporation.

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