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Address: Bank Street, Galashiels TD1 3AY, Scotland

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The best place if you want to just chill out and watch the world pass by or even a place to have your lunch? Plenty of seating area and a really beautiful place in the summer... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The best place if you want to just chill out and watch the world pass by or even a place to have your lunch? Plenty of seating area and a really beautiful place in the summer period. You find many people have picnics or have a seat on the grass. The flowers and plants are very well kept and also... More 

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North Berwick, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I know people with bigger gardens than this. A bit of grass and a couple of flower beds next too a main road.... Attraction ....not

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The gardens in Bank street are well maintained and are pretty to look at. In the summer lots of people sit in the grassy area and enjoy the sunshine. However it is very small and is on the main road through the town. As a wildlife lover I would love it if the council would plant the garden with more... More 

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Scotland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Apart from Old Gala House, which is a historic house, a museum and has a lovely enclosed garden, Galashiels doesn't have many attractions. The Bank Street Gardens occupy one side of this wide central street, several displays of outstanding flowers beautifully laid out. It's a nice, if noisy, place to sit and chat and it's central to the banks and... More 

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Norwich
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

A nicely maintained space with a few benches and flower beds but it is literally on the roadside and not very wide, and I'm really not sure that it counts as an attraction.

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Galashiels, Scotland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A nice place to sit and people watch while having a picnic especialy when the sun is shining. There are plenty takeaways nearby if you forgot to pack the picnic hamper.

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Nothing very special - just a little area in the middle of a small town well laid out with standard "park" flowers. There is an area to sit if desired.

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The gardens are always well kept with lovely flower beds. On a nice day the numerous seats are occupied with locals watching the world go by.

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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This garden area is on one of the main streets in Galashiels and is popular all year round. The flowers and grass area are looked after and provide a colourful place to watch the world go by.

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Galashiels
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Ever changing, ever colourfull! Council staff continually maintain these gardens, and are very conscientious with their care. Right in the centre of town, and a sun trap!

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