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Connaught Gardens

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Lovely gardens

Lovely gardens to visit and look out at the view over the sea and down to Sidmouth. No cafes open... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
eeyorelover
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Very nice Spot with superb sea views

this is not the first time we went for the walk there. This is really nice park on the top of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Margarita R
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely gardens to visit and look out at the view over the sea and down to Sidmouth. No cafes open in winter.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eeyorelover
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is not the first time we went for the walk there. This is really nice park on the top of the cliff with great sea views. There is tower to walk up from the beach

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Margarita R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small pretty old stle garden with views over the town and Lyme Bay . .Nice restaurant and convenient parking

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnpZ4299KQ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens are beautiful with amazing views of the Jurassic coastline. The food is good wholesome English food, worth a visit for the views alone.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Glen P
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Amazing gardens. Beautiful place. Very well kept and well worth a visit. They clearly take a pride in the appearance of this place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AndrewDeacon
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Located on the hill above the main esplanade the steps give a spectacular view west along the coast. Also a good spot for watching surfers if they are out. Probably nicer in summer when gardens more colourful and cafe open.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BazJackSalisbury
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We love the Connaught Gardens, whatever time of year. We have not been down Jacob's ladder but do stand at the top taking the wind/sun/rain and look at the beautiful view and amazing beach below. The gardens are just wonderful and when full of flowers...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chatham24
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I enjoy the seasonal changes in the Gardens. Whatever time of year there is always some interest or some surprise waiting to be discovered. I love the history of the place, which can be read from a number of plaques and information posts. For a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nikkodormus
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Great views and lovely walks up here. Lovely benches near castle to sit and get sun shielded from wind.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jennie6613
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Lovely location for the Sidmouth Folk Festival Service. A big grassy area was used so plenty of room for deckchairs & picnic rugs etc. A stage for the worship group, musicians etc. Lovely trees, shrubs & flowers.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kathy T
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karl63
27 March 2018|
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Response from JE-Wirral | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay but Yes they are allowed in the garden on leads but restricted on the beach depending on time of year .
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Anne M
26 September 2016|
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Response from Bangel2015 | Reviewed this property |
15 minute walk depending on how fast you walk
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Colette B
10 May 2016|
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Response from Bangel2015 | Reviewed this property |
It was opened by the Duke of Connaught in 1934.
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