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Slightly interesting

Small area at North Street with an information plaque describing all about Quaker's Acre. Just came... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
rayrest
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Definitely not an acre!

This small enclosed area is at the top end of North St and although called Quakers’ Acre it’s... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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7 Jul 2018
“Slightly interesting ”
3 Jul 2018
“Definitely not an acre!”
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Small area at North Street with an information plaque describing all about Quaker's Acre. Just came across this whilst walking around. Slightly interesting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This small enclosed area is at the top end of North St and although called Quakers’ Acre it’s definitely a lot smaller than that - perhaps it was larger back in the day? During the period 1673 - 1879 it was used a burial ground...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This little garden is located very close to the library. It allows some peace and quiet away from the bussle of the shoppers, although it does attract a few undesirables and those happy to stretch out on one of the benches.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank sabatinitennis
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is hardly a visitor attraction, more of a little square with a few benches. It is worth a quick look if you are shopping in North Street.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is an informative & pleasant experience. I've lived in Guildford a long time and have passed this place many times without stopping. Guildford does have a strong Quaker history and the information display at Quakers Acre is very helpful. The garden ahs plenty of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank DavidB14816
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Walked past this many times and I'm afraid it isn't uncommon for it to be a hang-out spot for the day time lager and cider drinkers. Not that I've ever seen them be a nuisance. It's opposite Guildford Quakers and the pub that was blown...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank fender1961
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This spot was donated by the local Quaker community and is now maintained by the Council with colourful seasonal flowers, similar to those in the Castle grounds. A very nice lunch-time escape for those working in the town. It hosts the only Memorial for those...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Carolyn N
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I thought I would add this, its a nice small place to sit down and relax right in the city centre, pleasent gardens.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank CharlesGraham79
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