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Nice gardens to visit with the river stour running through. The gardens change with the seasons and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Highlight of our trip

We loved these stunning gardens. Well worth the visit and walk around. Lovely in the summer. Dog... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice gardens to visit with the river stour running through. The gardens change with the seasons and there are ducks by the river side.

Thank Johny747
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved these stunning gardens. Well worth the visit and walk around. Lovely in the summer. Dog friendly.

Thank melissaagilbert
Reviewed 1 week ago

I sat in these gardens while enjoying a picnic lunch during the summer. It's a lovely area to relax and watch the wildlife. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These gardens were looking at their best as we passed through the area this Morning. Situated close to the Westgate Tower and still full of colour well into September. Some of the Canterbury Punt Tours start from this point.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love love love these gardens! The contrast in colours including different types of trees, flowers, buildings, bridges, arches, ducks, boats, visitors is amazing. It really is a happy place to be! Go dangle your feet and watch the river go by for a peaceful...More

Thank JadeL718
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful quiet park and gardens. It is very well looked after all year round, nice to have a walk or a little picnic.

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right in the center of town we found this beautiful little gem. Not very big but with gorgeous flowers and medieval houses, it is a great place to snap some photos and have a stroll.

Thank Rudy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

(I relaxing time). Going to the park with some sandwiches or a nice picnic. Sit on one of the benches. Watch the world go by? always going there to eat my sandwiches every time I go to Canterbury. if you're lucky you can have a...More

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens are lovely to walk through, and the Toddler's Cove playground was a hit with our young daughter.

Thank apettipher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on the way to a meeting when we discovered Westgate Gardens and could not but wait some minutes and breeth the beauty and laid-back spirit of this place. Closing your eyes you can easily time travel to the times when elegant ladies and...More

Thank Slawophilist
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29 March 2018|
Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
I don’t see no reason why you can’t
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Response from Jaqueline S | Reviewed this property |
Hi flat, can opt in and out of length of walk
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Response from Monchylavender | Reviewed this property |
There are about three Park and Ride parks around Canterbury and I would suggest using one of these. Canterbury is easy to walk around but not easy to park actually in the city. Using the Park and Ride solves that problem and... More