Bunhill Fields


The historical burial ground at Bunhill Fields is recognised as a Grade I listed historic landscape. The site was in use from 1665-1860 for, in particular, Nonconformists, including Blake, Bunyan, Defoe, George Fox and Isaac Watts.

The history of the site, including monuments have been preserved and the site includes a tranquil public garden, a perfect place to escape the busy city.

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Venue Details & Map

Bunhill Fields

38 City Road
+44 (0)20 7247 8548
Public transport:
Tube/Rail: Old Street
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Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Bunhill Fields

4.0 out of 5 14 August 2013
by Chris P.

My new favourite spot either before work or during lunch to relax and enjoy the area. This is a great place to people (or squirrel) watch, take in the fresh air, and admire the (morbid) history with all of the headstones.more

5.0 out of 5 4 May 2011
by Fiona G.

A lovely place to walk through

& contains the grave of John

Bunyon 1688, the author of the

Pilgrims Progress.

There is also the gravestone of William

Blake & his wife, nearby, but Blake's body was later

removed & interred in Poet's Corner,Westminster Abbeymore

4.0 out of 5 1 May 2011
by Steve B.

Great little cut through from City Road to Whitecross Street through the middle of a burial ground - the large green space has lots of shade from some fantastic trees - a favourite place when the kids were younger for picnics and ball games at the weekend - during the week on sunny days it is a popular place to sit and eat a sandwich. A real gem of a green space.more

4.0 out of 5 5 February 2010
by back_ache

The city of London is not a very peaceful place, so to find this little park was a breath of fresh air.

A bonus is it is a cut-through to white cross market, which is a street full of food vans, making it simple to have the convenience of ready-made food with the peace of a park.more

4.0 out of 5 2 September 2009
by Diana B.

Delightful parklike resting place of William Blake, Thomas Hardy, Daniel Defore, among other English Nonconformists. I stumbled upon this whilst seeking another place entirely and spent some pleasant time contemplating graves.


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