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Visiting the Garden

April 2021 opening times

Until Friday 9 April the Garden is open 2-6pm daily.

As the COVID regulations change, we will be extending our public opening times. After the latest period of lockdown, the next few weeks will be a transition period for the Garden, so please bear with us as we gradually increase the hours of opening and do please check back here before you visit.

Our extended opening times to begin with are:
Monday 12 April: 2-7pm
Tuesday 13 April: 2-7pm
Wednesday 14 April: 2-7pm
Thursday 15 April: 2-7pm
Friday 16 April: 2-10pm
Saturday 17 April: 2-10pm
Sunday 18 April: 2-7pm 

Further changes will be announced here shortly.

We are also continuing to host community support groups every weekday, 11am – 2pm.

Please note that all visitors to the Garden are still required to adhere to current COVID related public health guidelines. Social distancing rules are still in place, and visitors who are meeting in a group are restricted to meeting a maximum of 5 other people or as 2 household groups.

We provide hand-sanitisers in our entrance area.


Entrance to the Garden is located next to the Hackney Peace Carnival Mural, at 13 Dalston Lane, E8 3DF

Getting to the Garden
The Garden is two minutes walk from Dalston Junction Overground and about five minutes walk from Dalston Kingsland Overground stations.

Buses 30, 38, 56, 242 and 277 stop just outside  the Garden and 67, 76, 149 and 243 all stop on nearby Kingsland High Street.

There are bike racks outside the Garden.

The Garden is accessible for wheelchairs and buggies, although please be aware that we have a number of bark-chip paths.

There is an accessible toilet on site.

Alcohol in the Garden
No alcohol can be brought in for consumption in the Garden. We are a licensed premises selling a full list of wine, cider, lager and ales.

Bike Parking
Please note that we are unable to accommodate bike parking inside the Garden, due to lack of space. However there are bike stands directly opposite the Curve Garden on Dalston Square, so do remember to bring your bike lock when you are visiting.

You are welcome to bring your dog to the Garden, but we ask that you keep it on a lead at all times, keep it away from food-growing beds and of course, ‘poop scoop’!