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Address: Royal Esplanade, Westbrook CT9 5EJ, England
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Grass and shrubs

If you like a bit of grass and a few shrubs, you might enjoy the sunken garden. While away two minutes walking all the way around, or sit down for a while. Stand up again and sit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PauloJones
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like a bit of grass and a few shrubs, you might enjoy the sunken garden. While away two minutes walking all the way around, or sit down for a while. Stand up again and sit somewhere else, the possibilities are endless!

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Margate
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Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

This is a local haunt for me and my husband and I walk our dog here almost every day. I think the sunken bit is the result of a world war 2 bomb, but I could be mistaken about that. Whatever the cause of the sunken garden, it is protected from the wind off the sea and offers a pleasant,... More 

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Thank MarniesMum
south east uk
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Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

When you first go there it seems unimpressive, but I walk my dogs there a lot and have seen lots of new plants, New remembrance benches and I love it. Very serene and, of course, is so near to the beautiful Westbrook Beach.

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1 Thank mutmay
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Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

It's a lovely place to walk around. It is great for dog walks, strolls, and family picnics. The place is scenic and relaxing. It's great all year round.

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1 Thank Laura C
Margate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

We went for a walk and found this place the kids and the dog loved it lots places to run and hide. We had a good game of hide and seek. The gardens were ok but the green at the top had loads of dog poo reported it to the council as we had to leave it was so bad... More 

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2 Thank Penny374
Maldon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 27, 2015

I would imagine in bygone times these gardens would have been very popular with holiday makers relaxing on a summers evening. Sadly they now look a bit tired and on both occations that I have visited they have been devoid of any other visitors even though it was high season. That said, if your are in the area I would... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 26, 2015

great place to take the kids , my two girls love it there somewhere different other than the beach , it would also be nice for couples ? we take a picnic and some games there and stay most of the day when the weather is nice.

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Margate
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

The sunken gardens are exactly what it says on the tin. I suspect they are the result of a bomb crater from the second world war, but I could be wrong. In any case these small and tranquil gardens are a welcome oasis on the walk between Westbrook and Westgate. Take a picnic, or just stop for a rest along... More 

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