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Dane John Gardens

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Address: Watling Street, Canterbury CT1 2RN, England
Phone Number: +44 1227 378100
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Quiet Retreat

Nice gardens to sit and relax (if required) or just a nice walk along the city walls. Further along is a monument if you feel like a climb to the top to view it. Previously a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
thewillow
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice gardens to sit and relax (if required) or just a nice walk along the city walls. Further along is a monument if you feel like a climb to the top to view it. Previously a cemetery and turned into a park between 1790 and 1803. Worth reading the history.

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Thank thewillow
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I actually visited the Dane John Gardens because my first name's Dane and my middle name's John, but it was actually a beautiful little find and I'm glad we went there. It's not necessarily worth travelling to, but if you're in the area then I recommend having a little wander around.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stopped here after visiting the cathedral. Lots of space to walk around, great views of the city from the mound. There is a place to eat, but we didn't stop.

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Thank The2OfUs_10
Hailsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely place to relax and have a break. if you climb the mount you have a great view of the city, you can walk the city wall, there's a bandstand, fountain and a cafe, and lovely tree lined the path which looks lovely in the autumn

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Thank emma t
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Looked at Norman Castle, then the gardens and up to monument for great photo view of Cathederal. Then walked back to hotel along city walłs. Brilliant.

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Thank John S
London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Lovely walk on a nice day or otherwise if you have a mac. Do it after seeng the Norman Castle, then walk back to town along the city walls - really enjoyed going up th mount for a special photo of the cathederal in the distance!

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Thank Sandra S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

this is a great place to go as there is a maze for little ones and you can walk to the top of the tower and see the whole of Canterbury

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Thank Cool K
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Visited the food festival and was blown away by the quality of the food - well done KENT! a great day out for the family plenty of street food on offer with 2 music stands for live music will definitely go again next year.

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Thank Annie498
Canterbury, Kent
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Just visited Canterbury for the food festival. Really crowded and a good event for food tasting and a day out with the kiddies. Made the mistake of getting lunch at a Vietnamese stall in Whitefriars-absolutely the worst food I have ever had tasteless overcooked mushy and poor value.So I'd say take care what you choose to eat there. There may... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

A great park ruined by loud loutish behaviour of numerous school children. Would have been great if visited at different time walked out after few minutes.

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