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Westgate Gardens

Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
+44 1227 475202
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Nice Gardens, but the people not so...

I was walking through the other day and the gardens themselves are really nice, took some good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fergal C
via mobile
A must for peace and tranquility

Despite the municipal style of planting it remains well worth a visit, plenty of areas to take... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
+44 1227 475202
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was walking through the other day and the gardens themselves are really nice, took some good photos but it's just the people that hang around are not so nice, they're quite dodgy and does not give the garden a good vibe

Thank Fergal C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Despite the municipal style of planting it remains well worth a visit, plenty of areas to take stock and reflect watching the river go slowly past. Take a good book and spend a couple of hours you will not regret it,

Thank geraldlee2016
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Been here in May and the weather eas amazing. We were able to sit here in front of the water and relax under the sun. We spent some time walking around and the garden was well maintained. I will suggest to pass through here if...More

Thank Flavio P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely walk to wander along the riverside. Beautiful gardens that are well stocked & cared for. Brilliant play area if you have little ones with you.

Thank Debbiebarber
Reviewed 1 week ago

Other reviews spoke of "drinkers" but we only saw one group of 4 men chatting and drinking cans of ale. They didn't bother us or even seem to notice us. The garden is beautiful and surprisingly quiet. Ladies with babies in strollers were present, so...More

Thank bobbymcsnoddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice walk along the river Great Stour with opportunity for people watching both on land and in punts.

Thank Love_to_travel_65_63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens away from the main streets. Nice walk along the river. Plenty of flowers and herb gardens. We spotted several gardeners working hard to maintain the area. An all round beautiful little gem.

Thank Gareth F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens with peaceful walkways alongside the river. Lots of flowers in bloom in May. A peaceful sanctuary alongside a bustling city.

Thank GillDH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a walk in the Westgate Gardens. It is difficult to explain but the atmosphere was calm, relaxing and peaceful away from the hustle and bustle of the town centre. The flowers etc were lovely and well cared. There is also the opportunity to...More

Thank ChrisB60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful garden. City wall. Loved the greenery. Nice walking toor. So much history for this area . Wife loved.

Thank Bo K
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Shahida R
How do I get there using public transport
1 May 2017|
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Response from Árpád V | Reviewed this property |
Google is our friend:)
Kelly J
Can you take dogs ? Is there parking ? Is there some where to have lunch ?
26 March 2017|
Response from 651shanes | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Dogs are allowed, there is a council pay and display at both ends and there are a few cafes relatively close by in the town centre.
Jackie M
When are the river trips available
12 February 2017|
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Response from 416kate | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but they were still taking place when were there in the Autumn.