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Address: Exeter Crescent and Gervis Place, Bournemouth, England

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Unexpected addition to our day

We arrived in Bournemouth for a day trip and went straight to the beach. After an hour or so of wandering around we decided to make our way back to the town centre to have lunch... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We arrived in Bournemouth for a day trip and went straight to the beach. After an hour or so of wandering around we decided to make our way back to the town centre to have lunch. We just followed the route which most people seemed to be using and ended up walking through Lower Gardens. It really is a delight... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the gardens but there was some planting and changing of flowerbeds so this time not such a good display.

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Able to appreciate nature, lots of seating areas, un-crowded, variety of trees just starting to bud.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Lovely gardens with a brass band on Sundays, check dates, and a hot air balloon right in the middle. Go up and see fabulous views of Bournemouth.

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Hythe, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

very well kept gardens bright colourful flower beds obviously popular with young and old short walk through gardens between beach and the town centre

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

walking through the garden was relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable. Have been there in the summer in the past when live music has been playing. Well worth a visit

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This park is wonderful, but take plenty of squirrel food, because they are so tame, they are happy to take it from your hand. If the weather is good take a trip up in the balloon basket...amazing views over all of Bournemouth. LOVED IT.

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bournemouth
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Worth walking up to get to Coy Pond, well maintained and good for a bit of peach and quiet, but not really an attraction

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Between the pier and the Square, the Lower Gardens has an array of features - places to eat, crazy golf, rockeries, pristine grass lawns, benches to rest awhile, a tethered hot air balloon, aviary and squirrels aplenty. Gets rammed with visitors during the Summer and which detracts from its beauty. Its not a gardeners paradise for sure but a pleasant... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Very well maintained and such a pleasure to walk through, it is very pretty. It is well worth a visit.

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