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Waltrop Gardens

Central Parade, Herne Bay, England
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Very pleasant gardens.

These are very well kept and maintained Victorian sunken gardens. A couple of chaps from Serco... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nicholashutchings1
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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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Wonderful

So relaxing and peaceful and quiet when we went with our young granddaughter as there is wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
_kerr4393
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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Facing Telford Terrace is a quaisi Victorian sunken garden, erected to celebrate the twinning of Waltrop and Herne Bay. The sundial on the seaward side is a gift from Waltrop, designed by the burgermeister Herr Jochen Mungner. In the centre of the garden is a Portland stone fountain given to the town in 1888 by London Alderman Col. Horatio Davies, who became Lord Mayor of London. (This fountain was originally located near the clock tower).
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Central Parade, Herne Bay, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These are very well kept and maintained Victorian sunken gardens. A couple of chaps from Serco keeping the area spotless. Nice play area for kids up to the age of twelve, and well used during our visit. An old Victorian water fountain is situated in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So relaxing and peaceful and quiet when we went with our young granddaughter as there is wonderful play park for them

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

If it's a bit blustery on the prom then a few yards back you have the gardens. Beautifully planted by the council with benches and statues. A real sun trap. Photos taken at 8pm.

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Wonderful gardens with lovely flower beds and plenty of benches to sit and enjoy this peaceful oasis. There is a playground for little ones to enjoy.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

These were some of the best maintained gardens that I have seen in a long time, beautifully laid out along the seafront. The new flood defences have been sympathetically built and look as if they belong. Treat yourself and take a lovely stroll along the...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Small gardens on the sea front. They are pretty in spring and summer with flowers, and there are seats to rest in with good views of the gardens.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

A lovely peaceful garden, well maintained and plenty of places to sit and relax. Not sure how it is affected in winter as it is protected by flood gates from the sea, but I will certainly head over that way this coming winter to see...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

These gardens are beautifully maintained and the staff do a fantastic job. Often see them at all times keeping this area looking great. Plenty of seats dotted around and even on a windy day once you are in here the walls will shelter you.

Thank Hermes0
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Well done Herne Bay ,you keep these gardens so well , its a pleasure to walk through and also to take a few moments to rest.

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Went for a walk and found this by chance. Its a nice little garden area that if you wanted to get away from the crowds would recommend. we were in town on a very busy day and this was still quite

Thank Michael S
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