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Saw the clay shrouded figures representing death on the Somme

Took a walk through this lovely garden to see the exhibition. Its an uphill walk from the railway... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Taunton, United Kingdom
Wonderful Memorial Gardens

We visited Nothernhay Gardens on Tuesday 3rd to see the sculpture of The Trench - The Missing of... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
David D
Devon, United Kingdom
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Northernhay Place, Exeter EX4 3QE, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its a great place to relax,in the centre of Exeter. Sit on the grass or seats peaceful and quiet just a stone's throw from the central station.

1  Thank andy p
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Took a walk through this lovely garden to see the exhibition. Its an uphill walk from the railway station entrance and then it levels out. We exited at Northernhay not far from John Lewis's store. The exhibition was a bit of an eyeopener and Im...More

Thank Kayhel2011
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Having missed the first exhibition two years ago, we visited Northernhay Gardens, Exeter to see the new Shrouds of the Somme exhibition, this really brought home the true slaughter of so many of our brave boys and men There is a trench about 2 meters...More

Thank Hazel W
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We visited Nothernhay Gardens on Tuesday 3rd to see the sculpture of The Trench - The Missing of the Somme (Shrouds of the Somme). On our way to see the sculpture we visited the impressive War Memorial Statue and Johnn Dinham Statue (reviewed separately). The...More

1  Thank David D
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This is the perfect place to visit to relax or/and enjoy a picnic in this lovely setting. I visited Northernhay Gardens to see Exeter's Shrouds of the Somme exhibition.

Thank Lynsey P
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Very well maintained with historic castle walls. Northernhay gardens are an example of an excellent British city centre park area.

Thank Lance A
Reviewed 19 June 2018

After walking around the city for hours, we found this the perfect place to relax and look at the beautiful flowers.

Thank PrudenceAnn
Reviewed 16 June 2018

For a calming stroll with views over Exeter these gardens are perfect. Dotted around are various historic memorials which make it more interesting and lead round into Rougemont Gardens for extra strolling.

Thank Engee1
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Came during pride, such a nice location of Exeter with lots of little places to explore. Great place for a little picnic by the looks of other visitors

Thank Lexielou123
Reviewed 29 April 2018

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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Catherine C
7 July 2016|
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Response from Fishydiner | Reviewed this property |
One site says 7, another 9!
Julie J
1 July 2016|
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.