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Lower Gardens

Exeter Crescent and Gervis Place, Bournemouth, England
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Ranked #4 of 31 attractions in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Parks
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

As always the lower gardens were full of people injoying the sun,we particularly liked the art and craft stalls whair we brought some stunning jewellery.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

lovely gardens well kept and in the center of Bournemouth.not to many places to shelter if it rains but a nice walk through the gardens with a running stream alongside

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Dorchester
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Goodness knows how many people were in these very large gardens when I visited, but they are big enough to cater for hundreds more! There seemed to be loads of foreign students/tourists/visitors there. Very cosmopolitan and a great asset to Bournemouth. I let my wife continue with her shopping while I stopped there to have an ice cream and lay... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Beautiful place to explore and have a picnic. Central to Bournemouth but just out of the way enough to be quiet and peaceful. Flowers are lovely to look at. Some areas don't get so much sunlight so when it rains there the ground can stay wet for days.. Careful when sitting on the grass! :)

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hampshire
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23 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Lovely gardens ,well kept. Very busy during Summer season. Nice to walk through or just sit on a bench and watch the world go by, There's crazy golf , a bird aviary , lovely flower beds.Nice to walk from the beach to the town.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

No visit to Bournemouth is complete without experiencing one of the key focal points for both, locals and visitors alike. Allow the lush landscape, winding paths, and legendary Hot Air Baloon set the backdrop for a nostalgic stroll from the town centre directly to the shores of the seaside. Whether alone or in the company of family & friends, the... More

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Airdrie
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Flowers beds used to be a joy to behold..........now look out of control. No longer a peaceful place to be. Can feel quite uncomfortable at night.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Stunning gardens with a lake. A brass band on stage. Unfortunately hot air balloon was not flying that day

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

beautiful gardens with a lovely stream through well landscaped and planted gardens, Great fun feeding squirrels. Lovely place to chill behind the beach or in a break from the shops. Bandstand is popular in season, and classy crazy golf !

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Must see gardens, stream flowing through. Plenty of benches to sit on, Tethered balloon ride £12-50 - a little expensive. Kids entertainment.

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