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Connaught Gardens

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Beautiful gardens with breathtaking views.

The gardens are very colourful with well-maintained flower beds, giving a tranquil atmosphere. The... read more

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Jill D
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Manchester, United Kingdom
A wonderful place for a walk

A lovely place to relax and take in the seaside views whether it be of the downtown area or Jacobs... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CruisinCrazy
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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Jacob's Ladder, Sidmouth EX10 8RU, England
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Reviewed today

The gardens are very colourful with well-maintained flower beds, giving a tranquil atmosphere. The views to the west beach and to the east which looks out along the promenade are both magnificent with the red cliffs forming a backdrop. During the summer there are regular...More

Thank Jill D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A lovely place to relax and take in the seaside views whether it be of the downtown area or Jacobs Ladder.

Thank CruisinCrazy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful well-kept gardens at the west end of Sidmouth (take care crossing the road!) In the summer there is a popular evening concert (8pm) by the excellent Sidmouth Town Band Deck chairs are provided but if it rains, bring an umbrella.

Thank J E R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely gardens and beautiful views out to sea. The tea room looked good , we did not stop for a drink but everyone there looked happy.

Thank Bemebeme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its more than thirty years since I first visited these gardens and throughout the years since then they have continued to be a tranquil and beautiful place to walk around. Whatever the time of year there is colour to be seen in the excellently maintained...More

Thank SussexTraveller88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well presented formal gardens, excellent place to sit and relax. Fabulous sea views. Toilets. Easily accessible from a nearby carpark

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely, quiet public gardens on the edge of Sidmouth town centre. With a short visit if you enjoy gardens. Next to nice beaches via step steps.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens are absolutely beautiful and so tranquil. It was so good to find such a well kept garden. There was an abundance of flower beds, all beautifully tended. A very nice cafe was in the gardens which served hot and cold drinks with lovely...More

Thank ShirleyGU12LH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant to walk around and look at the plants. The views are spectacular and the cafe serves great food.

Thank richard_c_chatterton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have recently spent Folk Week in Sidmouth and stayed in a hotel close to Connaught Gardens. We often wandered back "home" through these beautifully laid out Gardens with magnificent sea views. In fact we looked forward to relaxing there for a while, en route,...More

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karl63
28 March 2018|
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Response from JE-Wirral | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay but Yes they are allowed in the garden on leads but restricted on the beach depending on time of year .
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Anne M
27 September 2016|
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Response from Bangel2015 | Reviewed this property |
15 minute walk depending on how fast you walk
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Colette B
10 May 2016|
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Response from Bangel2015 | Reviewed this property |
It was opened by the Duke of Connaught in 1934.
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