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A lovely clean park

we came here on probably one of the busiest Sundays of the summer, and whilst it looked nice and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Craig M
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Lovely Gardens

Lovely gardens. Clean, tidy and well kept (even with the crowd numbers over the weekend) Lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Donna C
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Located in front of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and alongside the River Avon, this delightful park and garden area has a holiday feel with open-air performers.
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Bridgefoot, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
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All reviewscanal basinswan fountainwatch the boatsstreet entertainerssunny daylovely open spaceplenty of seating areasbusy bank holidaylovely place to haveriver avonswans and ducksrsc theatrepark areanarrow boatpublic toiletsboth sideslovely walk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we came here on probably one of the busiest Sundays of the summer, and whilst it looked nice and busy, it was by no means overcrowded. Just a nice family summery atmosphere. We've not been before but would come back again to look around the...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely gardens. Clean, tidy and well kept (even with the crowd numbers over the weekend) Lovely wildlife (ducks,geese,swans)

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the little one here to run around and burn off some energy. The Gardens are open and clean. So we had no issues with the bubba running a few metres away from us. Close to lots of places, this is a great place...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The well tended gardens are a study in municipal gardening at its best with the added attraction of the river and canal basin. Refreshments are available from various nearby boats/stands and lots of swans ducks and geese to watch

1  Thank Tigi_Higgins
Reviewed 22 May 2018

It is lovely to have this green space in the middle of the town - a place to relax and watch the world go by with a picnic or ice-cream

Thank Margaret1917
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We always wander around this restful well maintained area when visiting Stratford for the RSC to which it is adjacent. There’s always a lot going on - or you can just sit and watch the world go by. The swan waterfall is a particularly good...More

1  Thank One_of_the_BOFs
Reviewed 13 May 2018

lovely to walk around on a sunny day.Statues of some of the characters from Shakespeares plays. Plenty of seats right by the canal basin .

Thank charlielouisa
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

This area next to the river is worth a visit to see the monuments and the boating activity on the river. Plenty of seating areas for picnics. There is generally a light breeze by the river which is welcome on hot days which last weekend...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This green park is the link between the town and the river Avon. You cannot really avoid it so there is usually something going on like entertainment or drinks venues. A popular picnic destination with people watching potential. The canal connects with the river via...More

Thank mjandg1
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Lovely gardens and view of the river, nice to relax watch people on boats and a good old people watch. When we went they had a living staue competition happening, and we also went to the 3rd floor of the theatre and sat on the...More

Thank loopeylea
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