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Westgate Gardens

Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
+44 1227 475202
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Away from all hustle

Preceded by starting with a visit to the old tower gaol at Westgate - includes a small tea room... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bryan490
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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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So relaxing

Beautiful, peaceful flowing river and some nicely-planted flower beds are the highlights of these... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike P
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Faversham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“flower beds” (23 reviews)
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Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
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+44 1227 475202
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Preceded by starting with a visit to the old tower gaol at Westgate - includes a small tea room - where the guide not only explained the history, but also advised on the best way to access and view the river and old wall. The...More

Thank bryan490
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, peaceful flowing river and some nicely-planted flower beds are the highlights of these delightful gardens, just a stone's throw from the busy shopping streets. The gardens lost something of their old world charm when a recent expensive renovation/restoration/redesign/whatever was carried out, but they are...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful stretch of land, has ducks that swim a long and flowers and benches and it's just so peaceful here, though avoid school times as kids will be running along it.

Thank louisj92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a really picturesque corner of Canterbury, which is well worth a walkthrough if you have time. The river seems very healthy, with plenty of fish of various species, whilst there were plenty of young moorhens and coots when we visited with nests easily visible...More

Thank Billy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful to wander around, the river and plants are lovely, it has fabulous trees and very peaceful, it also has an amazing children's play park.

Thank carol c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a day of walking the busy streets of Canterbury what could be nicer than a spot to relax. These Gardens are well kept and well used by families, tourists and workers alike. There are plenty of seats along the way and some surprising "finds"...More

Thank bookish24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a large beautiful garden. it is good place for relaxing, and our family had a small picnic here after long hours walking around the town. Love Canterbury

Thank an1719
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A peaceful place for a stroll and always very colorful with flower beds being changed regularly throughout the year, a must place to see in the historic Canterbury.

Thank Irina K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice place to stroll in, but watch out for pickpockets! Don't put down your phone, as someone might just pick it up and take it. Otherwise, a lovely place to walk around.

Thank Freindlytraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river passes gently through the park, clear waters sparkling in the sun. You may see one of the punting trips. We enjoyed the wildflower bed in full bloom, view of west tower and the huge oriental plane tree.

Thank Robert T
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April E
31 May 2017|
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Response from Kelly J | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is very cheap as well
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Shahida R
1 May 2017|
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Response from Ann S | Reviewed this property |
it is within the city so plenty of transport
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Kelly J
26 March 2017|
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Response from Shane W | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Dogs are allowed, there is a council pay and display at both ends and there are a few cafes relatively close by in the town centre.
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