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In a sorry state

If you are inclined to judge a book by its cover then you would not be blamed for driving on by... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2016
864jay84
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East London, South Africa
Not much left of the garden due to poor maintenance

Due to poor maintenance and lack of respect for the monument, there is not much left of the garden... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Maria E
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 13 January 2016

The gardens are very beautiful and there are a few interesting things to see within the gardens such as the astronomical stones. The gardens themselves have a variety of plants from cycads to aloes and proteas. There are several refuse bins along the pathways but we were sad to see quite a lot of litter strewn around. Fort Selwyn is also located in the gardens. There is a restaurant on the grounds but it was closed when we visited in the new year. The impressive statue of a settler family, which was scupltured by Ivan Mitford-Barberton, can be seen at the entrance to the monument. This sculptor is famous for other works such as the Jock of the Bushveld statue at Barberton.

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Reviewed 10 July 2013

The monument is a wonderful, well kept and beautifully designed monument with lovely art work and stunning gardens. Visit it in festival time when it a hive of activity or visit it at other times during the year to appreciate its position perched on the hills above Grahamstown. It makes for a wonderful gateway into the city of Saints.

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Reviewed 14 June 2013

Grahamstown itself being a beautiful town and very rich in History. Settlers garden is the perfect spot to get your mind off things, very peaceful and fresh air.

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Reviewed 27 November 2015
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Reviewed 26 September 2015
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