Columbia Road Flower Market

 
 
ADDRESS
Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 7RG 
 
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Sun 8am-2pm
 
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FREE
 

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Columbia Road Flower MarketLined with chic boutiques, every Sunday this historic street fills with a bright patchwork of hundreds of flower stalls. Columbia Road is the capital's most colourful and sweet-smelling market. Flowers, shrubs, bedding plants and other horticultural delights are all for sale. As well as cut flowers, there are topiary trees, pot plants, hanging baskets, bulbs and bouquets turning the street to blossom. The 52 stalls and surrounding shops sell everything to cater for that English obsession - gardening. With most of the traders being based in Essex, many of the plants and flowers are grown and produced locally. The market is open from 8am to 2pm and there are plenty of attractive cafes, pubs and authentic sea-food stalls where you can make a pit-stop. If getting there by Tube, Old Street is the nearest station, turn left on exit, walk along Old Street into Hackney Road and after 200 metres turn right into Columbia Road. You'll smell it before you see it.

 

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Columbia Road Flower MarketColumbia Road Flower MarketColumbia Road Flower MarketLined with chic boutiques, every Sunday this historic street fills with a bright patchwork of hundreds of flower stalls. Columbia Road is the capital's most colourful and sweet-smelling market. Flowers, shrubs, bedding plants and other horticultural delights are all for sale. As well as cut flowers, there are topiary trees, pot plants, hanging bask 1st January Where:
Columbia Road Flower Market,   Columbia Road      E2 7RG
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Lined with chic boutiques, every Sunday this historic street fills with a bright patchwork of hundreds of flower stalls. Columbia Road is the capital's most colourful and sweet-smelling market. Flowers, shrubs, bedding plants and other horticultural delights are all for sale. As well as cut flowers, there are topiary trees, pot plants, hanging bask... More about this event
 
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bethnal Green Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Shopping > Markets
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London > Shopping > Markets
East London, Hackney, London E8 | 12 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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London > Shopping > Markets
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London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
140 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Columbia Road Flower Market
A Sunday stroll around Columbia Road flower market has always been a pleasant way to spend the Sabbath. A few shops have already popped up, cottoning ... More
 
 
 
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Treacle
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
110-112 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Columbia Road Flower Market
Just like its name, this unique establishment sandwiched in the middle of Columbia Road flower market is sweet, sticky and finger-licking good. Full of traditional, essentially ... More
 
 
 
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Ryantown
London > Shopping > Art and Design
126 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Columbia Road Flower Market
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London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
150 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Columbia Road Flower Market
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Hackney City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
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London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
93 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Columbia Road Flower Market
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Columbia Road Flower Market
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Brawn
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49 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Columbia Road Flower Market
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London > Education > Evening Classes
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4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 17 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 11 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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London > Leisure > Activities
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London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Columbia Road Flower Market
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
379 Bethnal Green Road, E2 | 9 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 11 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
193 Hackney Road, E2 | 4 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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BrewDog Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 8 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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London > Nightlife > Bars
127 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 13 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 14 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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