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Well maintained and peaceful garden. Even in autumn they were pretty. Great place for solo wanderer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenny B
Dunedin, New Zealand
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The place to find yourself

A Tranquil spot just a stone's throw away from the busy high street. Grab yourself a coffee from... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Jason F
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Rottingdean, England
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Reviewed 18 October 2014

A garden originally owned by the house where Rudyard Kipling was living. Unfortunately the house now is private, and not open to public. But the garden is. A nice typical English garden for a stroll and relaxing. Not so very big, but charming. It's even...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

These gardens are in the village of Rottingdean which is small and quaint (but still has lots of traffic).we walked to it from Brighton along the top of the cliff...took almost one hr. walk was great as was the view and there was a walking...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well maintained and peaceful garden. Even in autumn they were pretty. Great place for solo wanderer and well used by mums with toddlers. Many peaceful quiet corners

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

A Tranquil spot just a stone's throw away from the busy high street. Grab yourself a coffee from the Windmill Bakery Rottingdean and find your pue in the gardens to find yourself

Thank Jason F
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Lovely peaceful and quiet place, perfect for a walk. There are several benches where you can sit and read or just relax.

Thank Anička K
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely gardens just of a busy road where you can have a few minutes on your own away from the madding crowd. Just sit and reflect. Used by all types from families with young children to the elderly just wanting a seat. Plus, of course,...More

Thank Droggs
Reviewed 31 July 2018

These are lovely well kept gardens to wander through at all times of the year. Quite a surprise when you walk in through one of the gates

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This garden is really a series of garden spaces all laid out in interesting ways It has a calm relaxing feel with places to sit and soak up the atmosphere It also is historic with its association with Kipling and there is a plaque to...More

1  Thank Pete V
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

A sizable and beautifully well kept gardens in a lovely village. There are benches throughout which you can sit on and take in your surroundings. You have a view of the windmill from the gardens also. A lovely break from the buzz of main Brighton.

Thank Sun C
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

These gardens are free in the middle of Rottingdean and open all the time. Nice to wander around and relax. There is a covered area in the event of rain.

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Once part of Rudyard Kipling’s Estate this treasure should not be missed if you love traditional English Gardens and are in the area. Various collections of rises, herbs and more in flint walled sections with brick paths and even a croquet lawn (members only) add...More

Thank Paul M
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