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Peace and beauty

The Abbey Gardens are a gem. Hidden from the town of Waltham Abbey, behind the Abbey Church they... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Grandsire
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Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom
Pretty Gardens

Went here earlier today to these peaceful gardens which are set in the grounds of the old abbey... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Akkers1
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London, United Kingdom
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All reviews free parking rose garden feed the ducks watch the wildlife historic town lea valley picnic tables henry viii final resting place dog walking nice place to visit plenty of space information boards local history blossom stream gatehouse
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Abbey Gardens are a gem. Hidden from the town of Waltham Abbey, behind the Abbey Church they provide a home for wildlife and recreation for humans. The Stream and Weeping Willows are beautiful in all seasons and the Rose Garden a scented riot of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here earlier today to these peaceful gardens which are set in the grounds of the old abbey which you can still see parts of i.e. the old gate house. The grounds are well kept and it’s nice to watch the wildlife swimming in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pigeons, birds, ducks and beautiful trees. Such a huge and wonderful garden in the central. And very quite place. You can take your book with you, there are some tables and you can also have picnic there.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Well what can I say, spa day for two was supposed to be a relaxing day but this was far from relaxing. Faulty towers of spas basically! Booked this through Buy a Gift.com which I received for my birthday. We put our kids into childcare...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

Busy place giving looking time for the History , tombs and mosaics. Secondly the lovely gardens. Waltham Abbey Gardens is a truly magical and award winning site steeped in history and set in the grounds of the old Abbey, founded by King Henry II in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

We drove a wee while to come, little bit underwhelming, worth it if you live very close. Wouldn't voyage to it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We had stroll through the park and rose garden. Visited the abbey, and then had a picnic in the shadow of one of the trees. Really nice spot, not to busy. Parking is free for the first hour, then 2,50 for the day.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

This is based on two separate visits. History is all around you - around every corner there is something different to see - tombs, the Abbey itself, mosaics in the pavement, the remains of buildings long gone, parkland, swans and ducks.... There are information boards...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

walk through the Abbey gardens into the old grave yard and find King Harolds last resting place,parts of the Abbey are almost 1000 years old! in the gardens you will find mounds of earth which are buried parts of our long lost history, when your...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit with my toddler grand daughter. See the ducks, geese, coots, moorhens and swans with their chicks and cygnets. Beautiful rose garden coming into bloom with longer walks into the Lea Valley Park. Free parking for up to 1 hour with the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Mariel N
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Response from Yvonne749 | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge to enter the gardens.
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Mariel N
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Response from brendalil | Reviewed this property |
There is no admission charge to enjoy the gardens at Waltham Abbey, enjoy
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