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Union Terrace Gardens

Union Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1NN, Scotland
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Could be nice. Only appreciated by Whinos

Walking here you can imagine the original intentions from those who built the gardens. Sadly... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Paul M
A quiet place for contemplation

It was not very quiet on sunday with all the runners in town, but usually this place is a heaven of... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Colin M
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Perth, United Kingdom
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These beautiful sunken gardens afford great views of the city's sights.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible12%
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“city centre” (15 reviews)
“small gardens” (2 reviews)
“flower beds” (3 reviews)
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Union Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1NN, Scotland
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Walking here you can imagine the original intentions from those who built the gardens. Sadly neglected except at Christmas time. Now only the homeless and drug users appreciate the quiet hidden corners. Hopefully someone will restore to former glory or redevelop. The arches could make...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It was not very quiet on sunday with all the runners in town, but usually this place is a heaven of tranquillity in an otherwise busy and bustling city, and after a hard slog in the 10k, I just felt I had to sit down...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

A small grassed area in the middle of the city. Plenty of benches and nice flowers. We went on a nice sunny day and sat on the grass and enjoyed the sun. However nothing realy for kids to do.

Thank Laurence B
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Totally undervalued by the local governing councils, this potential central haven is not accessible to wheelchairs or children's buggies despite being a 'garden' in the centre of the city. Long overdue for an update for contemporary needs and inclusive usage for all, what should have,...More

1  Thank ChapInAKilt
Reviewed 27 June 2017

not realy much of a garden, rather a stretch of green squeezed between the railway tracks and the road, but at least some green in the city that lacks parks. some smelly pee corners, but also some nice flowers.

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 17 May 2017

With the flowers out in bloom and the cleanliness of the garden. It is a haven of rest and contemplation

Thank emurrayprojects
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Pretty Small Gardens.I loved sitting on the benches after a day of walking, shopping and site seeing. Very close to union terrace.

Thank Regina C
Reviewed 11 November 2016

These gardens are azhaven if rest in the middle of the busy city. Can be accessed from Union Terrace, by The theatre r from the road below. Plenty of seats and paths for a quiet walk. Especially on a sunny day Plenty of trees and...More

Thank Peter1941
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I had heard on the news about this place: plenty of money offered to improve it, but cah rejected by the city. What a strange decision. UTG is best avoided. THis is no place to bring your family. Go and find another park.

Thank DavidC856
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Nice small gardens to stroll through or sit and read your book/papers if sunny nice to walk around not to big and plenty benches for a rest it's also nice and peaceful especially on a sunny Sunday morning also well kept flower beds and hanging...More

Thank Jinty478
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