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It was very hot when weI visited Canterbury so it was nice to come across this park when walking the walls. The monument is worth climbing for the views across the city. The only thing that spoilt it was the amount of litter left by...More
An excellent public park, with gardens, trees and flowerbeds, water fountains etc. Be sure to climb the Mound, which is in fact the remains of a Roman burial, dating from about 100/200 AD, later turned into Norman Motte and Bailey. The view of the city...More
Large, attractive gardens- in April there were lots of flowers out. Along one side are some lovely Georgian houses; there's an elegant bandstand, a fountain and the mound. We climbed up to the top- be aware, there's no railing, and it felt quite windy at...More
Dane John gardens are a little oasis in the heart of Canterbury. Walk up the hill for fabulous views across the city with the Cathedral in the distance. Sunsets are particularly dramatic, take a camera! If you're coming by train it's one of the first...More
There are several points of access to this park. One is just over a small footbridge that is in front of the train station east. Others are from the circular road and side streets that join the heart of the city. There are many good...More
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