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Westgate Gardens

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Address: Westgate Grove, Canterbury CT1 2BQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1227 475202
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Westgate Gardens

often walk here with friends and family before heading into Canterbury for Sunday lunch. Its a walk that's as long or as short as you want and there is plenty of things to keep... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

often walk here with friends and family before heading into Canterbury for Sunday lunch. Its a walk that's as long or as short as you want and there is plenty of things to keep the young ones mind occupied along the river bank.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and most visited place close to the heart of the city. There's a paddling tour along the river. Very good place for taking picture and also children can play around in that area. From this place can walk around 10 mins to Canterbury Cathedral.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Need somewhere to sit, unwind, eat your picnic? This is a good place to do it when you visit Canterbury. It's close to the centre of town, takes you through well maintained gardens be disr he river. No shelter, but then this is a garden! Linear walk or make it a circular one and add to the walk by taking... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long day of sightseeing around Canterbury, this is the place to relax, unwind and reflect on times gone by. The beautifully kept gardens are perfectly in keeping with the city. Thousands, if not millions, of tourists pilgrims and perhaps even crusaders will have visited this site. For it to have escaped the clutches of developers is a miracle... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think my title says it all, we went as part of Coachtrip so time was limited the westgate gardens are beautiful we walked a good way along stopping to take in the views then hurrying back as we wanted to see so much more. Please give yourselves plenty of time as this is a beautiful walk Hope this is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice attraction beautiful easy access Walking Very quite and peaceful Suitable for any age Bird watching

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Westgate Gardens is a small park area running west from Westgate Tower, along the river Stour. Plentiful benches ideal for a rest or to eat take out food from local kebab or burger bars. Lovely flower planting in the summer, watch the punts laze about on the river. 1 minute from main shopping street.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I thought this would be a short walk through the gardens but we found we could continue as far as wanted along the river and have a really good walk through beautiful scenery

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great spot to unwind after sightseeing. Very well kept gardens. Beautiful autumn colours and ducks to amuse the kids! Close to town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I saw the towers in the distance when looking down the High Street and decided to investigate and found these lovely tranquil gardens. Unusually laid out with bits of history all over the place.

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