Welcome to Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

The Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park  are a registered charity who look after the beautiful and atmospheric Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, on behalf of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The Cemetery Park is London’s most urban woodland, and Tower Hamlets’ only woodland park. It is historically important, being one of London’s Magnificent Seven Cemeteries, closing to burials and becoming a public park in 1966. This site supports an incredible variety of species and is a Local Nature Reserve and Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation.


Launching our Heritage Trail

We are excited to share our new self-guided Heritage trail which was launched at London Open House weekend. The trail brings to life the stories of people buried here and the architecture of the memorials which commemorate them.

Pick up a leaflet on site and follow the purple and gold metal waymarkers to learn more about the fascinating history of the Cemetery.  More info.


Let's Get Lost!

Wander around the Cemetery Park and lose yourself in a new sonic map, available on your smartphone via a website or app.  The map features reminiscences, recordings and sound effects to create an interactive immersive experience.  More info.
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