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Bernie Spain Gardens


Discover Bernie Spain Gardens

Nestled in-between Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is an oasis of green by the riverside and the perfect place to relax or have a picnic.

The 26,000 sq ft garden is located just minutes away from Waterloo, Blackfriars and Southwark stations and is ideally located next to a host of boutiques and independent cafes and restaurants which can be found within Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf.

There is always a whole host of exciting news, events and festivals going on in the gardens, so make sure you check what's on

Did you


  • It was named after Bernadette Spain, a local campaigner on health and housing provisions for the area’s residents in the 1980s. 
  • The gardens are owned, managed and maintained by Coin Street Community Builders. 
  • In 2014 a community garden area was created in the south park. These Gorgeous Gardens gardening sessions are held regularly throughout the growing season open to anyone with an interest in growing regardless of age or ability.


  • In Bernie Spain Gardens there is colour and interesting planting all year round. 
  • Bernie Spain Gardens North provides a venue for a range of events throughout the year. 
  • It is possible to hire Bernie Spain Gardens North – for more information visit 

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Bernie Spain Gardens, next to Oxo Tower Wharf, South Bank, London, SE1 9PH

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