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Dane John Gardens

Watling Street, Canterbury CT1 2RN, England
+44 1227 378100
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quiet place

It was a peaceful place to sit and have lunch. A nice little hut where you can have a lunch or a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lin1308
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Kent, United Kingdom
early morning walk

any time of year wonderful place to walk or take in the sun. small coffee stand in grounds serves a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrew R
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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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“city walls” (23 reviews)
“food festival” (10 reviews)
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Watling Street, Canterbury CT1 2RN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a peaceful place to sit and have lunch. A nice little hut where you can have a lunch or a drink.

Thank lin1308
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

any time of year wonderful place to walk or take in the sun. small coffee stand in grounds serves a mean coffee, try and go in spring and see the bulbs.

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed walking through these gardens and along the 'castle' walls. We also walked up to the viewing spot to see the view of Canterbury. It was a pleasant walk but I wouldn't say this is a "must do" when in the area. If you...More

Thank Alice A
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Nice walk along the city walls and through the gardens. Climb up to the monument for nice views of the Cathedral.

Thank kimmy12CambridgeUK
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The place is in the city center, near the Bus station. So, the location is very easy to reach. Gardens are surrounded with old city wall. Good place to spent time enjoying outdoor activity with family and friends.

Thank Naila_Nika
Reviewed 16 May 2017

to walk through here , is lovely to see the old fashioned city. Go to the top of Dane John and see the views.Children love this,also the Fort to play in,Get refreshments too, Fountain and Bandstand to see.pleasant place to stroll.

Thank cyndy1thomas
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Visited on the final day of the festival. We listened to a variety of local talent and sampled some of the various street foods and bars.All in all a very enjoyable day shame we had to get the coach home the next day

Thank Gorlas55
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great park area to play, eat, relax. We spent a few hours of each day here with food from M&S. The flowers beds are really outstanding.

Thank H H
Reviewed 23 April 2017

A great park with beautiful gardens and a large mound with a monument at the top, which had some lovely views from the top. The park is located close the the town centre shops and bus station. There is a small coffee and kiosk with...More

Thank Mandy G
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The gardens are pretty and a nice place to go for a walk. Canterbury has many nice places to see and I would go to this if I had spare time or wanted some exercise!

Thank Keren B
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