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A Oasis in a busy Town

We walked through from our hotel and was pleasantly surprised at how nice the park was, not only... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Lesleyannbarlow4845
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Lovely parks area

These are lovely parks in the city and it is a nice pleasant place to go for a peaceful walk away... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Gary B
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24 Jun 2018
“A Oasis in a busy Town”
20 Jan 2018
“Lovely parks area”
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Established during the 1860s, the central parks including West Park, East Park, Palmerston Park, Houndwell, Hoglands and Queen's Park are spread through the heart of the city and are listed on the English Heritage's Register of History Parks and...more
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We walked through from our hotel and was pleasantly surprised at how nice the park was, not only was it a pleasant walk through to the town, there were picnic tables, park benches, playground for children, a band stand and in the evening there are...More

Thank Lesleyannbarlow4845
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

A beautiful Park near Solent University, Southampton. Everyone was out getting some rare Spring sun and warmth. Easy access to public transportation and a great venue for families with small kids!

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 21 January 2018

These are lovely parks in the city and it is a nice pleasant place to go for a peaceful walk away from the hectic city.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Walked through this beautiful park on the way to town from our hotel. It was beautiful, with lots of different areas for the kids to discover and enjoy. We liked the mosaics the most. Didn't see anyone doing anything unsavoury there, but I guess I...More

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The title of this review sounds like the pirate map from the hilarious old film yellow beard!! But is actually a guide to fitting in in the central parks of Southampton these days!! They are like a magnet for drunks and drug addicts! They take...More

Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Behind Above Bar Street in the City Centre, on the way down to Debenhams there is a really good children's play area. We use it with our children of 18 months and 3 and a half and they love it. There are a variety of...More

Thank timothyl882
Reviewed 25 April 2016

As others have said the park could be a lovely place to visit but for some of the people in it or more to the point what they do in full view of everyone, which is disgusting. A walk round the rockery at the far...More

Thank WightStripe
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

This park is close to my hotel, it's a very good park and you can approach city Center via this park. It's good to avoid in the night.

Thank MaheshKrishna
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

The parks are quite picturesque during the day and would be a nice place if it wasn't for the drunks that are all over the place, sleeping on benches and just generally everywhere. At night is a complete no go as there are so many...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Full of drunks drinkimg special brew urinating in plain sight of everyone swearing shouting and being generally displeasing. Avoid this park go to palmerston instead

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