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Wonderful treasure

Wow, I was certainly impressed with these gardens. So colourful and in such a historic location... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Si C
St Austell, United Kingdom
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Lovely Gardens for an afternoon wander

Lovely gardens situated by the West Gate in Canterbury. Long and thin they accompany the River... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Kettering, United Kingdom
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Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Wow, I was certainly impressed with these gardens. So colourful and in such a historic location. Well worth a stroll through

Thank Si C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Lovely gardens situated by the West Gate in Canterbury. Long and thin they accompany the River Stour through part of the City. As well as the brighlty coloured flower patches there are large grassed areas for people to relax in/play sport and a playground for...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Beautiful gardens along the River Stour. Lovely walks past the old monastery, the Bishops Palace and, on the opposite side of the river the old mill. Lovely to relax among the Weeping Willows and on the grassy banks of the river.

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Went here on a group visit I have lived in canterbury for thirty years and often walked or driven through the towers without ever realising they once served as a prison there is also some interesting history attached to the building, if you are interested...More

Thank Kensington76
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Lovely grass park with great flower arrangements and incorporation of the remaining Westgate walls. I visited in spring so it was nice to see punters and blooming flowers.

Thank Giulia Z
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

A nice narrowish park in the centre of Canterbury, the green space has a variety of plants though some beer cans and rubbish litter some areas of the park.

Thank Fahad N
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Felt suitably lost wandering through and enjoyed it!! The gardeners were out pottering, people having a picnic and Lots of people watching too!

Thank bettymorrison18
Reviewed 16 March 2018

If you are in Canterbury do stroll down to the bottom of the town and walk through these beautiful gardens , lots places to sit and just enjoy, or take a longer walk. Beautiful and wel kept at all times of the year.

2  Thank Janet F
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This is a delightful park, lots of see, beautiful trees and leads into Toddler's Cove, a great place to take grandchildren. There are some rare and stunning trees and it feels a safe place to be.

1  Thank maggieyaxleysmith
Reviewed 25 February 2018

For a park in a city, Westgate Gardens is particularly beautiful. Planted with many different trees, shrubs, flowers and bedding plants it's a joy to walk through in all seasons. The shallow river running through it adds a great deal to the charm with its...More

2  Thank Northernblonde
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Hi flat, can opt in and out of length of walk
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There are about three Park and Ride parks around Canterbury and I would suggest using one of these. Canterbury is easy to walk around but not easy to park actually in the city. Using the Park and Ride solves that problem and... More