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Quinta Magnolia Gardens

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Great venue 20 yrs ago

I remember visiting this venue 20yrs ago and it was buzzing with life. Tennis courts, bar... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Tynemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Shame it is no longer utilised in the way it was designed for

This park has seen better days. There are still flower beds and pathways that are maintained but we... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Belper, United Kingdom
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28 May 2018
“Great venue 20 yrs ago”
20 Feb 2018
“Closed for extensive renovation”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I remember visiting this venue 20yrs ago and it was buzzing with life. Tennis courts, bar, restaurant and pool where families enjoyed a great day out. Why did they let it get to this state. I would have thought it to be a fantastic attraction...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

I am staying at Enotel Quinta do Sol hotel and my room sadly over looks the extensive renovation work. It is excessively noisey and continues from dawn to dusk.

1  Thank pbhPlymouth
Reviewed 15 February 2018

I was excited to visit these gardens and walked around for ages trying to find them. I had walked past without realising at it was all boarded up due to re-development and is no longer a viable attraction.

1  Thank archeia
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The park appears to be closed -- there are fences around it. We could see the gardeners hard at work and signs that some restoration is in progress. Let's hope so.

Thank Suzanne E
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

What a shame that these once spectacular gardens are so run down and neglected. We were disappointed to see this in a place that we have seen so lovely cared for; everywhere else in the surrounding area is so well kept. Perhaps the facilities have...More

Thank Veronica013
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I rarely get saddened by 'progress', but this is one of the exceptions. This was such a beautiful place once - I did my first bit of real swimming here when I was a small child in the late 60's - or very early 70's....More

1  Thank Travel-Recipient
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

As part of the Roots of the Atlantic Festival, there were 3 nights of live music in these gardens. We were fortunate to be able to attend the second evening. There was a singer from Angola, a band from Brazil and finally a singer all...More

Thank Carolanna1
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This park has seen better days. There are still flower beds and pathways that are maintained but we were astounded to see abandoned outdoor swimming pools, animal enclosures, terraces and cafes. Seems such a waste of what must have been at one time a vibrant...More

Thank 395Jean
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Worth a look and walk round,it has unusual trees and plants also seats you can sit on beside the fountains

Thank Irene L
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

So sad to see a once splendid garden neglected by the tourist authorities. No facilties and derelict buildings. Shame !

Thank Sixty2
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