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Westgate Gardens

Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
+44 1227 475202
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Delightful

Beautiful gardens along the River Stour. Lovely walks past the old monastery, the Bishops Palace... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adrian S
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Morning visit

Went here on a group visit I have lived in canterbury for thirty years and often walked or driven... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kensington76
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kent uk
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“the river” (234 reviews)
“flower beds” (23 reviews)
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Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
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+44 1227 475202
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"lovely walk"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens along the River Stour. Lovely walks past the old monastery, the Bishops Palace and, on the opposite side of the river the old mill. Lovely to relax among the Weeping Willows and on the grassy banks of the river.

Thank Adrian S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on a group visit I have lived in canterbury for thirty years and often walked or driven through the towers without ever realising they once served as a prison there is also some interesting history attached to the building, if you are interested...More

Thank Kensington76
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely grass park with great flower arrangements and incorporation of the remaining Westgate walls. I visited in spring so it was nice to see punters and blooming flowers.

Thank Giulia Z
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice narrowish park in the centre of Canterbury, the green space has a variety of plants though some beer cans and rubbish litter some areas of the park.

Thank Fahad N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Felt suitably lost wandering through and enjoyed it!! The gardeners were out pottering, people having a picnic and Lots of people watching too!

Thank bettymorrison18
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

If you are in Canterbury do stroll down to the bottom of the town and walk through these beautiful gardens , lots places to sit and just enjoy, or take a longer walk. Beautiful and wel kept at all times of the year.

2  Thank Janet F
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is a delightful park, lots of see, beautiful trees and leads into Toddler's Cove, a great place to take grandchildren. There are some rare and stunning trees and it feels a safe place to be.

1  Thank maggieyaxleysmith
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

For a park in a city, Westgate Gardens is particularly beautiful. Planted with many different trees, shrubs, flowers and bedding plants it's a joy to walk through in all seasons. The shallow river running through it adds a great deal to the charm with its...More

1  Thank Northernblonde
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Sometimes when in Canterbury we positively walk in and around Westgate Gardens, more often we have parked outside the walls and are using them as a shortcut back into the city centre or to the flat where we meet a relative who lives in Canterbury....More

Thank Rufus B
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

A delightful walk through the gardens, with the river alongside and ancient city walls - lovely on a sunny day.

Thank timj1552014
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Stef H
30 March 2018|
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Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
I don’t see no reason why you can’t
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Response from jacqsell1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi flat, can opt in and out of length of walk
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Response from Monchylavender | Reviewed this property |
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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