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Jardin des plantes de Coutances

50200 Coutances, France
02 33 19 08 10
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Ranked #2 of 4 Attractions in Coutances
Type: Gardens
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kent england
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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10 helpful votes 10 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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130 helpful votes 130 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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66 helpful votes 66 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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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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45 helpful votes 45 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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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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Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Peaceful beatiful and extensive garden. The colours and landscaping memorable, and its free. Entry just across the square from the Cathedral

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Wallasey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Lovely setting, fantastic flora and fauna. Very peaceful with lots of secluded areas to sit and read, lots of seating in shade and sun and lovely scents drifting around too.

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