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A favourite place by the river…

…seemingly as popular with the many swans, ducks and gulls as it is with the visitors. There always... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tim S
Romsey, United Kingdom
Harbour pleasant thoughts !

this is quaint and picturesque ! Just stroll along the bank and be greeted by the friendly ducks... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

…seemingly as popular with the many swans, ducks and gulls as it is with the visitors. There always seems to be something going on amongst the boats, boat trips and passing paddle boarders. A delight at any time but, on a sunny day in early...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 3 days ago

this is quaint and picturesque ! Just stroll along the bank and be greeted by the friendly ducks and swans, or take a self drive motorboat for an hour up river, or row yourself ! Enjoy a lovely coffee and cake in the restaurant or...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful place to take a stroll, to look at the birds and, if desired, to feed them. Bird food is on sale in the café for £1 a bag (better than bread!). I've not seen so many swans in one place - they are beautiful...More

Thank ernie09Kent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very scenic walk along the river. Good playground for children. Grassy areas to sit and picnic. Swans and ducks aplenty.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling from Bournemouth by public transport was easy and only a short walk from the stop we pasted the prior we reach this outstanding area . We spent a day at the quay with a boat trip . The area has the mill, play area...More

1  Thank Roger R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a walk earlier in the day, so peaceful. Warm sun on back fresh air and friendly locals with a good morning as you passed.

1  Thank tinlal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place to visit. Sit and relax. Take a boat trip. Children’s play area and free Splash Park for the little ones. Huge area to picnic and two lovely places to eat or have a drink.

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely quayside walk along the River Stour, feed the ducks and swans, plenty of places to sit and relax in the fresh air just watching the world pass you by. Lots of places nearby for food and drink.

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have always liked this area for a relaxing walk but found it to be great for the grandchildren too. A picnic on the green then the playground and water park and an ice cream - two very happy grandchildren !

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots to see and it was so relaxing to just sit back and enjoy the views in a calm and chilled environment.

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2 July 2018|
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Response from Alan F | Reviewed this property |
It was certainly open last week. Unless water restrictions are introduced (and no sign of these yet in the area) I see no reason why it would not be. It might be worth checking on the Council website at the last moment... More