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Nice quite park.

I went to the Dickensian Christmas Festival and had a great time, however as it was a long day, I... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Kent, England, United Kingdom
It's just a park, but a very nice atmospheric park.

Apparently it's called The Vines because once upon a time the monks of the local... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Rochester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

I went to the Dickensian Christmas Festival and had a great time, however as it was a long day, I took a walk up to this park. It was quite and a nice little park to walk around.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank KentEnglandLife
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Apparently it's called The Vines because once upon a time the monks of the local monastery/cathedral grew grape vines there. Now it is a pleasant park with a few wood carvings and interpretative signs dotted around. Particularly atmospheric just around dusk in the autumn when...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MichaelDrA
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Rather than walking along Rochester High Street try out this alternative route to or from the Cathedral, Castle or Restoration House. Some nice trees, grassed area and benches. It now includes some fun sculptures

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Nick D
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This is a beautiful, peaceful park full of planes trees planted in the 1880s and bird song. It is a favourite with the locals and I completely understand why. I was visiting the Sweep festival over the May day bank holiday weekend and I wanted...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Aussie135
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Small park with pretty trees and flowers and some rare wildlife in centre of Rochester. Sometimes used for events

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank thekings4
Reviewed 27 January 2017

once a vineyard to saint Andrews abbey a very pleasant walk alone the boulevard of trees, good seating where you can relax. read the history boards ether end.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We had our picnic here after visiting restoration house. ( the park is opposite). Lovely peaceful park that is well maintained.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Debra C
Reviewed 10 July 2016

A lovely open space in the middle of a busy area. Peaceful and quiet, well cared for and with interesting streets all around.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank KentishMaid52
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

A lovely smallish green space near to the centre of the city. Clean and well kept, used by the whole community including dog walkers, a delight

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Kate_boots
Reviewed 25 April 2016

it's not overly big but big enough for picnics and games with the kids...pretty walk through area...gravel path righ through the centre of the park

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Sally H
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