Barber Surgeon’s Garden

Published: July 18, 2017

This ​fragrant garden is situated within the remains of the Roman London Wall. It has an interesting herb garden containing all the plants with which surgeons needed to be familiar.

Created by the Worshipful Company of Barber Surgeons, the garden gives contains plants have been used from the earliest times to the present day in the practice of medicine and surgery. It now contains around 45 different species of herb plants which were grown to treat wounds, bruises and burns.

Barber Surgeon’s Garden
Monkwell Square