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"Rest A While"

I do not know your system when visiting, but when we spend time at a site that has multiple... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2017
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Lovely small garden

It's a small garden that delights as the volunteers are enthusiastic planters. The variety of... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2014
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Oct 8, 2018
“Free to visit ”
Aug 18, 2017
“Very very tiny garden in the dockyard complex.”
Enjoy your picnic in the peaceful and beautiful surroundings of Porter's Garden, lovingly maintained by our dedicated group of volunteers.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth, England
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Located near to HMS Warrior in Portsmouth is this lovely small garden area that is very well maintained. It is free to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

This is a really very very small garden the is in the historic dockyard complex. You cannot visit this garden without paying a admission charge to get into the dockyard, basically not worth it, nothing to see a statue and a few plants.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

I do not know your system when visiting, but when we spend time at a site that has multiple attractions, we take coffee or rest breaks, rather than walking on, making the day more enjoyable. There is much to see in the Dockyard and the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 3, 2016

The Porters Garden is a small peacefully area close to the main gate it is really tranquil to sit here for a few momento after the bustle of the historic dockyard

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank 70ish
Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

As you come into the dockyard the garden is just over to the right. I really don't get the attraction of it )apart from Portsmouth being quite bereft of greenery). It is smaller than the garden's of many homes so I can't see what people...More

Date of experience: May 2016
5  Thank KMR139
Reviewed July 31, 2015

The Porter's Garden is a lovely surprising tranquil area near the Porter's Lodge with an intriguing Dockyard Wall with commemorative plaques. This is a millennium garden that was opened in 2001and has been added to since with wrought iron gates, yew hedges, granite seats and...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank fridaygirl321
Reviewed March 14, 2015

Nice area in the dockyard to sit down and have a rest from all that's going on in the Portsmouth Dockyard.

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank 411nickn
Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

This small garden, situated inside the dockyard, is a tranquil area with many plants that are pleasing to the eye. Take a few minutes out from the crowds and hustle of the dockyard to have an enjoyable peaceful 10 minutes.

3  Thank Normieb41
Reviewed July 6, 2014

It's a small garden that delights as the volunteers are enthusiastic planters. The variety of plants is amazing for a small garden. There is also a small area where you can buy some of the plants from the garden.

Date of experience: September 2013
4  Thank Maricar
Reviewed June 3, 2014

The Porter's Garden is a small simple green space that lies next to the main gate into the Historic Dockyard complex. If you want a quiet moment to relax from the hustle and bustle, here is your Eden. In the centre is a statue of...More

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank The_Sea_Batt
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