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Love the gardens and statues. Great to walk around on a summers day. Brilliant views of the seafront

Reviewed 28 July 2018
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The gardens here look a little unkept and not as good as the photos loaded. Still a nice place to... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The gardens here look a little unkept and not as good as the photos loaded. Still a nice place to walk through but I wouldn’t rush to go here.

Thank Ninajtravels
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We went through the gardens from the pavilion theatre, down on to the sea front. It is very different to the shabby sea side front of Southend which found was unkept and dirty. If you do go to Southend stay near west cliff or Leigh...More

Thank annedee419
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Attended after a fantastic time on the pier with my family . Very disappointed that the cliff lift wasnt in operation & the hand was missing from Queen Victoria...not exactly meeting tourist attraction expectations 😔

Thank Tracey J
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

My daughter in law and I went to see this show today. We were aware the production had been changed but thought, well it's the Cliffs Pavillion it will be professional. How wrong can you be. We left after the 3rd song and would have...More

Thank Davina O
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Whilst many head straight for the beach or pier, they turn their backs on one the hidden gems of the coastal strip. Often filled with vibrant colour, these gardens offer some peace away from the busy coast road. Well worth a detour and some time.

Thank gatcarr4
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Love the gardens and statues. Great to walk around on a summers day. Brilliant views of the seafront

Thank mickay1
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Southend well what can i say,nothing has changed,brought back lovely child hood memories for all of us,playing on the beach,getting an ice cream eating fish and chips,and we did all that again plus try every single pub abd had a blast!! If you live in...More

Thank maggie b
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Fantastic views, lovely calm atmosphere, beautifully maintained and clean. Planting and flowers a joy. Plenty of benches to sit and contemplate....

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The cliff gardens are absolutely stunning this time of the year with an array of glorious colours how hard the council staff must work to produce year after year such a beautiful place for a stroll on a sunny afternoon and with the benefit of...More

Thank Jimpendrigh
Reviewed 6 June 2018

As you may expect from cliff gardens you can expect a steep climb to get from the bottom to the top. HOWEVER, there are plenty of places to sit and stop for a rest or even if you just want to pause to admire the...More

Thank therichastill
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