Exploring London: Barbican Conservatory, central London

Even after all this time I still discover new places in London that I have yet to visit. One of these places is the Barbican Conservatory. A little tropical oasis in the middle of the square mile in the Barbican estate.

We stumbled across this when we were scouting for outfit photo shoots. That blogger life eh? Open only Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays, this hidden conservatory is full of over 2000 species trendy cacti, lush greenery, pretty flowers and fashionable succulents.  It's a great place to whittle away an hour and they have a cafe that offers afternoon tea. You just need to book in advance. It was quite busy so I'd recommend visiting a bit earlier in the day to beat the crowds.


  1. I definitely didn't visit here enough when it was right around the corner - always the way! The afternoon tea looks so good. x

  2. I've only seen Barbican from the outside, but these pictures are telling me that clearly that was a mistake! It looks so serene and pretty - who would have guessed! x

    Laura // Middle of Adventure


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