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Stunning

It matches every single one of the photos you'll see. All through the year (but especially in the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anna-reviews-123
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Nice stroll along by the canal

Nice area to walk by the water, in either direction from Westgate, although much more of a walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
09SueP
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It matches every single one of the photos you'll see. All through the year (but especially in the less cold months) it has such a beauty and sense of life and charm about it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anna-reviews-123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice area to walk by the water, in either direction from Westgate, although much more of a walk, far longer, when you take the opposite direction from the one towards the station (which we did first). You also come across the original Roman Road on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 09SueP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Spring to Autumn, a must. A raft of minor points of interest from vestiges of mediaeval Canterbury, a an ancient tree of immense girth to a memorial for those who fought in Italy during World War Two. One branch of the little river Stour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a long walk and very nice . It was autumn since it was very nice. And it is free. You should be here

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

The gardens are kept in very good order by the groundsmen and the variety of planting is worth taking time to stand and stare. There are a male and female Gingko Biloba tree which I had overlooked for many years but am very glad to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sheila P
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Despite considerable rainfall it was possible to walk along paths close to the river to admire the well kept gardens including grass, shrubs and flower beds.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed 6 November 2018

It was a best place in Canterbury, we have been on a day's trip. garden's are peaceful and a long nice walk beside river. If you are a nature lover and photographer you can spend hours in there.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

If in Canterbury, don't miss a walk through Wesgate Gardens. We visited in October and it was well worth the time. Though the day was chilly and misting rain, our stroll revealed stunning views of the river, gorgeous autumn colors in the trees and shrubs,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve G
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We spent a lovely hour here, just ambling, watching the ducks ‘up tails all’ and enjoying a beautiful autumnal afternoon. You could easily pass here and that would be a shame as it is in its small way a beautiful place

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SteveJ420
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Went for a walk around these gardens fairly early in the morning and it was quiet. They are obviously monitored and someone must go litter-picking as there was little rubbish on the ground. I felt that it would have been nice to have a few...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julia G
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Hi flat, can opt in and out of length of walk
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There are about three Park and Ride parks around Canterbury and I would suggest using one of these. Canterbury is easy to walk around but not easy to park actually in the city. Using the Park and Ride solves that problem and... More
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