Columbia Road Flower Market  

 
 
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Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 7RG
 
 
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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 bask2017/12/15 Where:
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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 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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110-112 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Columbia Road Flower Market
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150 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | Same location as Columbia Road Flower Market
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193 Hackney Road, Hackney, London E2 | 4 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 14 minutes from Columbia Road Flower Market
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