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Northernhay Gardens

Northernhay Place, Exeter EX4 3QE, England
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Peace in the City Centre

Just a few steps away from the hurly burly of the main street in the centre of the City there is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jack R
,
Canterbury
A pleasant enough area.

This is a pleasant enough park, with some interesting statues etc. Unfortunately, it's close... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
johnhouston2
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good53%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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“war memorial” (8 reviews)
“city centre” (8 reviews)
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Northernhay Place, Exeter EX4 3QE, England
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"war memorial"
in 8 reviews
"city centre"
in 8 reviews
"flower borders"
in 4 reviews
"the main shopping area"
in 4 reviews
"world war"
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"picnic lunch"
in 3 reviews
"flower beds"
in 3 reviews
"rougemont hotel"
in 2 reviews
"who lost their lives"
in 2 reviews
"maintained park"
in 2 reviews
"an oasis of peace"
in 2 reviews
"old city walls"
in 2 reviews
"floral displays"
in 2 reviews
"breath of fresh air"
in 2 reviews
"roman times"
in 2 reviews
"local authority"
in 2 reviews
"queen street"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a few steps away from the hurly burly of the main street in the centre of the City there is a delightful peaceful garden with an extensive run of the old walls of the City still standing.

1  Thank Jack R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a pleasant enough park, with some interesting statues etc. Unfortunately, it's close proximity to the city centre seems to make it a bit of a draw for some of the less savoury characters who inhabit the area, and even if you don't come...More

Thank johnhouston2
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I almost missed the entrance, but saw a sign saying Northernhay Gardens and walked in. Very quiet and tranquil place right in the middle of the city! Good place for a quiet walk and nice statues. The war memorial in the middle of the gardens...More

Thank Rohit N
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This well kept and lovingly maintained Park, steeped in history, dating back to Roman times, in the heart of the City, features a number of artistic sculptures and memorials in honor of those brave young men and women who lost their lives in recent conflicts...More

Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Castle ramparts, windy paths, several monuments and a view over the city. Favourite meeting spot for teenagers and tourists. Picnic heaven. Take a side path to the library back entrance beside the old moat.

Thank Marianne C
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Nice views over the city and the memorial statue was nice but could do with hiring a litter picker as it wasn't that well kept

Thank Neil H
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Pretty gardens with different areas to meander through. Links to city wall walks. Locals were very friendly.

Thank wendyfamily2015
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

You dare not sit & relax in this place! Constantly bothered by drunks/homeless or just anyone who fancies begging on the day. Such a shame as the park is really nice.

1  Thank Jacks1961
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Small but wonderfully quaint and peaceful park very close to central Exeter. Remnants of the old city walls, various monuments, plenty of greenery and some benches with a view of the city. Worth a visit.

Thank TravellingBeans2015
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Lovely gardens - quiet and near Mercure hotel - also has old castle and museum to explore depending on opening times

Thank btframpton
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Catherine C
7 July 2016|
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Response from Fishydiner | Reviewed this property |
One site says 7, another 9!
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Julie J
1 July 2016|
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Response from Tracey G | Reviewed this property |
If you go to Exeter.gov.uk under Parks & Allotments bylaws it says dogs are allowed as long as they are kept under strict control which presumably means on a lead. You would be expected to pick up any droppings as well.
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