This walk takes you through the area east of Mare Street to trace where Conrad Loddiges and Sons’ Hackney Botanical Nursery was with its Grand Palm House, Camelia Houses and more, which attracted visitors to Hackney from all ove the world. We will also be taking in other places en route, many connected with Hackney’s non-conformist past.
- The largest arboretum of its time.
- Two secret graveyards.
- What was one connection between Hackney and the South Seas?
Duration: Allow for 3 hours
Cost: £12 (£9 concessions) – pay on the day, card or cash.
Start: Hackney Town Hall Steps, Mare Street, London E8 1EA at 11am
End: Bohemia Place,, E8 1DU
To Book: text/phone 07710 414240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org