Did you know that you could escape from the hustle and bustle of the city into some secret gardens, where you will find peace and tranquility? There are some extremely beautiful and secluded gardens right in the heart of London and other cities in the UK, where you can enjoy some quiet time, even in the middle of a busy work day. From gardens of the 1880s to modern gardens, there are many hidden spots you can visit. Here are a few of them:

Japanese garden

The Japanese Roof Garden, situated in Central London,

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The Japanese Roof Garden, situated in Central London, at the School of Oriental and African Studies, was designed as a symbol of forgiveness. So, now you know where to head to, when you need to forgive someone. The water basin made of granite is the focal point of this garden, and has the Japanese character Kanji (for forgiveness) engraved on it. A few moments of repose in this garden will definitely help you calm yourself.

Red Cross garden

It was originally designed and built for the children of Southwark. It is a Victorian garden which is now restored and has retained the cottage, pond, formal borders and bandstand.

Barnsbury wood

It was once the garden of a vicarage, but it grew naturally into a wood after it was abandoned. It is the smallest natural reserve in London, as it is only 0.35 hectares in area. This charming…