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Jardin des plantes de Coutances

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Address: 50200 Coutances, France
Phone Number: 02 33 19 08 10
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Lovely garden to walk and sit

Amazing displays, obviously lovingly done. Worth a visit and when you do you'll probably stay for quite a while.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Caen, France
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Caen, France
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78 reviews 78 reviews
14 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Amazing displays, obviously lovingly done. Worth a visit and when you do you'll probably stay for quite a while.

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St. Helier, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This place is a haven for flower enthusiasts. The gardening work here is stunning. Great thought and care has been put into this special place. Apart from flowers there are beautiful trees, fountains and lovely walkways. Although you are not allowed to picnic on the lawns there are picnic areas with wooden seating and also a small childrens play area.

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kent england
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Beautiful gardens and well worth a visit, we spent a pleasant hour just strolling around and also sitting to admire the gardens and take in all the lovely flower beds, a credit to all who tend them. Will also keep the children interested as lots of the beds are made to look like animals and insects etc. Do not miss... More 

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Uk
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A sweet little park packed full of flowers and plants - lovely place for a little stroll but I wouldn't make a special journey for the park alone as it is very small.

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

large space for kids to safely play with a fun maze and playground plus beautiful flowerbeds for the adults

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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124 attraction reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

A beautiful way to chill in this lovely town. A wide range of shrubs and plants and beautiful displays make this a great place to visit or to stop en route to or from Cherbourg.

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Kent
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88 reviews 88 reviews
34 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

In a town which is particularly attractive for its flowers, this garden is quite outstanding. You are stepping into a botanic garden in the style dear to the nineteenth-century French and to the Victorians, with elaborately arranged flower-beds, fountains, a spacious central walk with plants spilling out of urns, and, further from the centre, a wooded area with many species... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Coutances is very proud of its garden, and with justification. I am not an expert, but enjoyed walking round it very much.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

If you're visiting Coutances any time in spring/summer/autumn reserve 30 mins for a visit to this garden. Nice scale with typically lively French floral displays. This years theme is "the Arts" but previous years have dedicated designs to Music, the Tour de France etc etc. Great views from the lower terrace over typical Cotentan countryside

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

My family and I have visited these gardens frequently over the last 25 years as we often stay nearby. They are very conveniently situated near to the cathedral and main square of Coutances and have been sculpted out of the hillside on the west side of the square. There are beautiful views out over the valley to the west towards... More 

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