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Westgate Gardens

Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
+44 1227 475202
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Beautiful and peaceful

A lovely journey to make. At the west site of the majestic city of Canterbury, this beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sandra F
Tranquil park along the river

Close to the Westgate Towers, Westgate Gardens offers city dwellers and visitors a chance to escape... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andy B
Bideford, United Kingdom
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Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
+44 1227 475202
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely journey to make. At the west site of the majestic city of Canterbury, this beautiful and peaceful garden is a delight for senses. I recommend it for families with children, as it has a really nice place for them to play.

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to the Westgate Towers, Westgate Gardens offers city dwellers and visitors a chance to escape the busy streets of Canterbury. Carefully designed with colourful flowerbeds, green space, and shaded walled edges, the centrepiece of this urban gem is the riverside walk which leads out...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

You would never know you were in the middle of the small City of Canterbury. Beautifully well kept formal flower beds, lovely natural areas and the river Stour running alongside.

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were spending the day in Canterbury and took Bracken our dog for a walk first. This was a lovely walk along the river and through the gardens, very peaceful with lovely old buildings, ducks and planted areas.

Thank Quirky-Bird-Gardener
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right by the West Gate,beautiful parkland walks,with half timbered houses on one side of the river and old city wall and towers on the other.

Thank 853barry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our short stay in Canterbury we found the gardens and a footpath leading to other worthwhile places to visit, I.e. the Norman Castle ruins. Brilliant shrubbery and trees. Bit late in the year, but I bet the floral colours truly make these wonderful gardens...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love coming here. I do advice and hear some harrowing stories from domestic violence, to debt, employment and benefit issues. On the way to change my ticket for the car I sometimes love to come here for 5 mins of peace to clear my head...More

Thank CabbyGabby333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small park is easily accessible from the city and offers a lovely area for all the family. My husband took his morning run there - only a few minutes from our hotel. We also walked there after shopping in late afternoon by the river.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Westgate Gardens is a lovely tranquil area just off the city centre with the Stour running through it. It's long and narrow with some nice formal planting, restful areas and interesting paths, arbours, split levels and some unusual trees. It broadens out to a riverside...More

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I love the Westgate gardens. Great place to take the kids, always well kept and has the best play park if you walk through the pretty garden bit

Thank Msouthpark
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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
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
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.