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Botanical Gardens

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A well kept botanical gardens

Never visited here before, but it was a pleasant hour walk round it - nice lake and planting - all... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marple, United Kingdom
Botanical Gardens

Visited here in October and was a lovely afternoon There is a cafe which is reasonably priced and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
St Helens, United Kingdom
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“flower beds”(32 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Never visited here before, but it was a pleasant hour walk round it - nice lake and planting - all credit to the volunteers who maintain it throughout the year.

Thank ch0m2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely day out to visit the gardens. We all enjoyed it and can’t wait to come back to see all the colours again

Thank Lesliejonbon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovley walk in the botanical gardens to walk our breakfast off. looked a t the beautiful birds nice little stretch of the legs.

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here in October and was a lovely afternoon There is a cafe which is reasonably priced and a little gift shop and toilet facilities which cost 20p to use The gardens themselves are very pleasant and relaxing with several places to sit There is...More

Thank rabbit55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoy visits to the Botanic Gardens. The park is a lovely to walk around and i personally love walking by the lake and seeing the ducks swimming. The botanic Gardens are lovely all year to visit. I enjoy it especially in Autumn when...More

Thank Bobby T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK the beds were passed their best but there was still some summer plants still flowering eg pink begonias, busy lizzies and salivas but the real treat was walking around the park, through the leaves and looking at the variety of colours of leaves on...More

Thank Jan295
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a pleasant time walking round the park,plenty of birds,peacocks and rabbits,guinea pigs,great play area for children,crazy golf,swans and dudcks on the lake and a café for a welcome drink.

Thank asmith10986
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This beautiful park is full of beautiful plants and walkways. you can see peakcocks, rabits and other birds in the averies. There is a tropical garden, a museum and a cafe. Walk around the lake and you will find tunnels and walkways that take you...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2018

The time of year the beds were past the best but we here was many weeks of weeds in the beds second week in September on a warm day and the giant fern house was shut only place to go was the coffee shop and...More

Thank penny p
Reviewed 18 September 2018

There are some amazing displays in this Botanical Garden, very impressive. Parking was nice and easy as well.

Thank LondonPartyBoiii
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Kaisha D
22 September 2018|
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Response from Exminer1948 | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs can be taken in plenty of locals walking there pooches in there on leads.
6 July 2018|
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Response from DiMark2018 | Reviewed this property |
Many apologies for the delay, yes lots of places to sit down and relax.
22 September 2017|
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Response from Alwaysway51 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you would need to get a bus. Number 49