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Sandpits and Sandwiches

A lovely place to stop on a balmy spring day with a young family to take in lunch and relax. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
hamanarhudson
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
lovely garden next to the Cathedral Wincester

beautiful garden with different species of flower, nice place for a walk after visiting the... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
rachelwV7694YG
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Toronto, Canada
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Colebrook Street | St Mary’s Abbey, Winchester, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely place to stop on a balmy spring day with a young family to take in lunch and relax. The gardens are beautifully designed. There is plenty of space to sit and spread out, and there is an excellent playground for the children -...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2018

beautiful garden with different species of flower, nice place for a walk after visiting the Cathedral. It is the mayor's official residence.

Thank rachelwV7694YG
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Do not miss this beautiful place. So peaceful and beautifully kept. The water running through the gardens is clear and beyond belief in its beauty.

Thank Hilary D
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Colourful well maintained gardens with a river running alongside. Plenty of seats to enjoy the peace & there is a children's playground up one end that is suitable for upto 11 yrs old.

Thank 71flojo
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Lovely gardens and a great place to stop and relax after the hustle and bustle of walking round the city.

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Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice gardens that are in very good order and seem to be very well maintained. On a summers day it is a joy to walk through them and to enjoy the flowers.

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Reviewed July 24, 2018

Having lived in Winchester many years ago and being a frequent visitor, walking past the Gardens many times, this was the first time actually went into the Gardens. Who knew what was here! The gardens are peaceful and very well maintained. A tranquil place. Nice...More

Thank Andy A
Reviewed July 16, 2018

The council should be proud of these gardens. Lovely to walk through on a warm summer evening. Beautiful flowers. A lovely garden

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Great place to chill out and take in the surroundings,so peaceful take a picnic and absorbe the history.

Thank Mason2015
Reviewed May 11, 2018

After going to the River Cottage Kitchen for lunch we walked through the gardens. They looked splendid and very well kept. I used to come here when I went to school at St Mary's and as a child whilst we waited for the buses. Loved...More

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