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Address: Exeter Crescent and Gervis Place, Bournemouth, England
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More than a park in the heart of the town

Carefully manicured flowers and plants make this park a very nice place, the grass is also the perfect place for a picnic, sunbathe or just meet with friends. It is the perfect... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Carefully manicured flowers and plants make this park a very nice place, the grass is also the perfect place for a picnic, sunbathe or just meet with friends. It is the perfect place to go with children who enjoy the friendly squirrels and ducks. Some times you can also enjoy live music in the bandstand and other activities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bring a ball or frisbee, peanuts to feed the friendly squirrels. Theres crazy golf and food vans. Lovely place to sit and people watch. Minutes walk from the beach and arcades. Or in the other direction the shops. Right by the bus stops.

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Thank LisaSansom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved walking through the lower gardens. There is always lots going on and people walking through. It's a great place to picnic and there is welcome shade on a hot sunny day. The gardens are well maintained.

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Thank bengokee
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a pretty garden in the middle of a busy town. A quiet and tranquil setting with a stream running through the centre. Plenty of seating to relax and lots of greenery and flowers. Mini golf for everyone too and lots of space to picnic and chill.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying at the Travelodge in Bournemouth, and having arrived early decided to walk through the gardens. These are very well kept and having a crazy golf course to. Play and good seating to enjoy watching the world go by. There are plenty of squirrels around as well which appear very tame.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great to see this location do well used. On the day we visited it was very hot and sunny. Families, couples, old and young just enjoying the facilities.

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Billericay, Essex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing gardens in such a busy town! Nice and quiet so a good place to get your sanity back!!! Mini golf is good for the kids, big and small too!!!

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Maidenhead
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Reminds me of Hyde Park. Such a lovely little garden with clear stream in the middle, plenty of space for children to play and music in the evenings.

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Thank travelustgirl2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The garden is beautiful! And I would recommend to everyone to see it !! Also you can get ice cream or donut in there, but I personally didn't like the donuts. The ice cream was fine. Lol

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful gardens to walk around in and relax, plenty to do like mini golf and an Aviary was pleasant, we happened upon an art market on Wednesday which was cool! Bad points allowing cyclists to ride to fast which is scary and big bad dogs off there lead which was even worse, police it and people will stop! I didn't... More 

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