We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Lovely little spot

Been here so many times over the years especially when children were small as they’d always went... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
via mobile
Pleasant peaceful place for a walk or sit down

Often visit here just off the high street bear the church .quite you can sit and relax or walk... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
jilly G
Essex, United Kingdom
Read all 34 reviews
Enhance this page - Upload photos! Add a photo
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“high street”(3 reviews)
“church”(3 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Broadway West, Leigh-on Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS9 2DA, England
Improve This Listing
Reviews (34)
Filter reviews
33 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews peaceful place high street church leigh squirrels children playground
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 33 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Been here so many times over the years especially when children were small as they’d always went into the little play park. Nice spot for a bit of quiet time in the gardens behind.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Debster1962
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Often visit here just off the high street bear the church .quite you can sit and relax or walk through pleasant and can continue to old leigh for more walking,views,places to eat and drink.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jilly G
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is a lovely garden area next to Leigh Library. Have been to see the Leigh Folk Festival here, it is well worth a visit for this and just for a lovely walk in Leigh

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Rosy567
Reviewed 5 March 2018

These gardens are very popular with the locals with their children and dogs. Set behind the high street and next to St Clements Church it's a little haven in which to sit and have a rest. Although quite small it is very pretty and safe...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Nozzy59
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Lovely gardens in the centre of Old Leigh , nice place to walk or just sit and relax or maybe read a book ( next door to Leigh Library ) pleasant estuary views.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Prittlewellgranny
Reviewed 11 November 2016

when my son was little he used to love coming here as loads of space to run around and a large tree to play under and best of all a fun playground. Now we go for festivals or anything that's on there or just use...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank halycondays
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We found these gardens by accident (they are just off a main shopping street). As soon as you enter them the busy world fades away and is replaced by a tranquil and lovely space. Great place to sit and enjoy the calm and natural beauty...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Barzini
Reviewed 18 August 2016

These gardens are lovely considering they are in a town, we are so lucky to have them. Children can scoot or ride their bikes along the flat surface. Adults can just sit if they want and watch 'the world' go by and ake in the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 8puppy8
Reviewed 20 July 2016

lovely gardens. nice children playground. the library has tudor brick features which the local kids draw. there is a blind persons garden. But for me it is a peaceful place to call my own. love it

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 13 July 2016

These gardens used to belong to the old rectory ,sadly over the last few years it has not been looked after as it should. The leigh council put in place the children's area ,but I feel more could be made of this relaxing place .

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ross742
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Southend Guest House
70 reviews
2.48 km away
The Welbeck Hotel
96 reviews
2.69 km away
Premier Inn Southend Airport Hotel
774 reviews
3.08 km away
Muthu Westcliff Hotel
783 reviews
3.53 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 175 nearby restaurants
840 reviews
.13 km away
Sara's Tea Garden
669 reviews
.24 km away
The Grove
971 reviews
.18 km away
Osborne Brothers
325 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 40 nearby attractions
Old Leigh
913 reviews
.44 km away
Leigh Heritage Centre
59 reviews
.26 km away
Leigh Library
49 reviews
.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Leigh Library Gardens staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines