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Address: Exeter Crescent and Gervis Place, Bournemouth, England
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interesting city park

great well tended floral areas mixed in with activities like the hot air balloon and mini golf. all good fun and well presented

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great well tended floral areas mixed in with activities like the hot air balloon and mini golf. all good fun and well presented

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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Immaculately maintained gardens and amazing aviary (which, incredibly, doesn't seem to be vandalised or mis-used). Lovely to have the tamer squirrels coming to see us and even climbing onto the children when they crouched down. Amazing. Well done to the Council gardeners for all their hard work !

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens set in the heart of Bournemouth. I have been here several times and at different times of the year and it never fails to make you feel relaxed. There is a beautiful aviary at the top of the gardens which houses beautiful cockatiels, buddies, finches, lovebirds and many more. The gardens host a beautiful array of exotic plants... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loevly surroundings and gardens to walk through to the main shopping area, plenty of places to sit and relax.

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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I stayed for three nights at the nearby Hilton & it was lovely to walk through the Lower gardens before we went & visited the nearby shops.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully maintained. A pleasure to wander through. Wish all public parks spaces were even half as delightful as this. The colours in the foliage were superb - OK - autumn does help in that respect - but the planting plans have been so well put together it works seamlessly from area to area. Parts of the garden could lead you... More 

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Walton-on-the-Naze, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Bournemouth you must take a stroll though these gardens, we have been there on lovely summers days and that is superb, walking from the beach end up to the square. When we went this year it was raining and the balloon was packed away for the winter (I Guess) unless it had a puncture? When it... More 

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Taoyuan County
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place even I visit in November. There are lots of squirrels in the garden. I hope I have bring the nuts with me. It is nice walking though the garden to the beach.

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Bournemouth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful gardens, crazy golf, eating places, bandstand. Watch the squirrels. See the colourful birds, and plenty of places to sit and relax plus other attractions in summer, and at Christmas eg Ice Skating.

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Sunbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the gardens at the weekend while staying nearby. The gardens and rockery are beautifully kept. There were squirrels everywhere hiding there food and playing running across the paths. They are building a Xmas market at the moment it looks like it will be lovely when it's done there's also a skating rink built for Xmas. It's very clean... More 

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