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Bank Street Gardens

Bank Street, Galashiels TD1 3AY, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 13 attractions in Galashiels
Type: Parks
Most recent review
- Nov 25, 2013
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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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14 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Galashiels, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

These gardens are well maintained by the council with some lovely floral displays. A good place to sit down and relax in between shopping (outwith school dinner time)

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Galashiels, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

The gardens are always well tended and the range of floral displays are beautiful throughout the year. A very popular place to sit on a nice day and have a picnic or just watch the world go past

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