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Dane John Gardens

Watling Street, Canterbury CT1 2RN, England
+44 1227 378100
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Worth the climb for the views

Walked through the gardens and up onto the mound for great views of the city as part of our walk... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
West Calder, United Kingdom
Very nice gardens

If you're walking the walls you will come across these lovely gardens. Make a detour from the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
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“food festival” (11 reviews)
“band stand” (8 reviews)
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Watling Street, Canterbury CT1 2RN, England
+44 1227 378100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked through the gardens and up onto the mound for great views of the city as part of our walk around the city walls. A lovely area full of tree, a fountain and statues and of course over looked by the mound. Lovely on a...More

Thank Quirky-Bird-Gardener
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're walking the walls you will come across these lovely gardens. Make a detour from the shopping streets and perhaps sit on a bench with your lunch. It's nice!

Thank Aleseeker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely walk along the walls overlooking the city and suburbs beyond, lots of interesting bits of history along the way and some beautiful gardens.

Thank darren6004
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Much better than walking always along the streets. Did not investigate the large play castle maze - but worth knowing that the walk along the walls overlooks it when you have "lost" a child in there who is too busy on the slide to leave.

Thank SmilingSixties
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

My friend wanted to show me where he grew up so decided to take me through these gardens before heading into the town centre. The gardens are truly special. If I move to the area I would love to explore them properly.

2  Thank Saintlysinner
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Must go to place for Canterbury Food festival every September. Great food and great music. Simples Food from burgers, Spanish, lamb curry, jams and cider plus more Gets really busy past 1300 during the festival so we went at 11.

Thank csgohan4
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We visited for the grub and beverage festival on a beautiful weekend in September . There were oodles of stalls to peruse and enjoy. Lots if food from around the world and near to home. Music in the bandstand in the afternoon gave a great...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Great spot by the city centre, alongside the city walls. Really well looked after...displays were stunning & I didn't see one piece of rubbish! Lots of places to sit too.

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Walked through here as part of a "sculpture walk" available for download online.Some clearly well used by the local population for recreation. Really nice kiosk selling drinks freshly cooked food including paella done on a wood fired open air cooker. The only downside was the...More

Thank Shakin C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Lovely park in the City centre and next to the city walls. The park itself is clean and litter free and there are loads of benches.

Thank Chris C
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Jacqui W
17 September 2017|
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Response from Wordsmart17 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, yes you can. Its a stone throw from Canterbury East and a short walk up the High Street from Canterbury West Station