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Westgate Gardens

Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
+44 1227 475202
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A great walk

While this is a beautiful walk I'm sure in Summer, it is pleasant in the Winter. There are many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen G
Sydney, Australia
Go West young man (woman and child)!

Westgate Gardens is a short walk out of the busy city centre of Canterbury, once you've tackled the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt S
London, United Kingdom
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“the river” (229 reviews)
“flower beds” (23 reviews)
Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While this is a beautiful walk I'm sure in Summer, it is pleasant in the Winter. There are many interesting turns in the gardens- it's free too. Makes a nice break if you need to be outside for a bit too.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Westgate Gardens is a short walk out of the busy city centre of Canterbury, once you've tackled the congested road you're free to walk, for many miles if you desire. The gardens themselves are a beautiful retreat, many ancient trees, some of the biggest Ginkgo...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was lovely to escape the bustling city centre just meander through this lovely place ☺☺ just to escape the busyness of life.

Thank tazim09
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 10 November 2017

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 6 November 2017

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 3 November 2017

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 3 November 2017

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 30 October 2017

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 23 October 2017

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
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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.