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Westgate Gardens

Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
+44 1227 475202
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Amazing views, loads of open space and well maintained gardens! With the river flowing through its... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lovely Gardens

A beautiful peaceful garden to walk or just sit in for a while, and a place to take photos of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bath, United Kingdom
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“the river” (207 reviews)
“flower beds” (23 reviews)
Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
+44 1227 475202
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing views, loads of open space and well maintained gardens! With the river flowing through its an ideal place to stroll and spend time on hot days. There are boat tours that run from here and you can see the towers

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful peaceful garden to walk or just sit in for a while, and a place to take photos of the various flowers and plants.

Thank Travelgirl185
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

West gate gardens are a real,gem embedded in the centre of Canterbury. A relaxing walk along the Stour appreciating not only the natural Beauty of the environment (some of the nettles could do with clearing to make access easier) bit also the history highlighted on...More

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered into this area upon our arrival into Canterbury and loved it so much we went back the next day. Just beautiful, peaceful and relaxing. If the sun is out, I recommend a walk around, or relaxing on the grass while reading or soaking...More

Thank scottleff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a stroll through the city and came across the gardens. They are lovely. Beautiful setting with the river running through. Plenty of benches to sit and relax on. Take some time to enjoy them. It's a great place.

1  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 1 week ago

An abundance of flowers make a huge impact on entering the park from the tower end. From the bridge we saw a carp with a trout in it's mouth just sitting it out until the trout gave up I think,

Thank fititin2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

River, flowers, punting,istoric views. A great place to relax. The floral display in spring an early summer is stunning and award winning.

Thank JCHigham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to take pictures and/or sit & contemplate. Very charming and peaceful place. I loved coming here after sightseeing or for a quiet sunset.

Thank MAMadly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a stroll, beautiful loation and stunning views especially if the weather is good. Not far from the centre either

Thank marg16031508
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk along the river is beautiful. Very well kept gardenswith a great variety of flowers. Nice to sit by the river for a picnic.

Thank Philip B
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April E
31 May 2017|
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Response from Kentres | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are several incuding the station car park up St Dunstans, clearly signed.
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.