Cavendish Square Garden
Welcome to Cavendish Square Garden
The garden is managed by the City of Westminster's Parks Service. Contact the Parks Service.
Cavendish Square Garden is located in the north west corner of Oxford Circus behind John Lewis and is directly across Oxford Street from Hanover Square. A location map is shown at the bottom of this page.
The nearest tube station is Oxford Circus which is served by the Central, Bakerloo and Victoria Lines.
It can be accessed by any buses that serve both Oxford Street and Regent Street.
include Ornamental garden with lawns, shrubs and flower beds.
Cavendish Square was first developed in 1717 by the 2nd Earl of Oxford for his wife Henrietta Cavendish-Hollace. Cavendish Square became popularized by references to it in books by Charles Dickens, including Nicholas Nickleby, Lottle Dorrit and Barnaby Rudge. The square once contained the statue of William Duke of Cumberland who defeated the Bonnie Prince Charles at the battle of Culloden. This ststue was removed in the late 19th century. The other statue in the square is that of Lord George Bentinck who was a late 19th century Conservative MP.
Location map for Cavendish Square
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