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The Sunken Gardens

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Relaxing and soothing

When you first go there it seems unimpressive, but I walk my dogs there a lot and have seen lots of... read more

Reviewed November 30, 2016
Margate, United Kingdom
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We went for a walk and found this place the kids and the dog loved it lots places to run and hide... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2015
Margate, United Kingdom
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Jun 19, 2018
“we found this place after walking to the end of the esplanade”
Mar 11, 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

it was very clean and tidy and well cared for there was a lovely play area for children at the other end there were a nice lot of chairs around so we could sit quietly. it was very relaxing and as a poet looking up...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Place looks a complete mess.... litter, cans, dogs mess. This place used to be so beautiful and nice to sit in now it is nothing more then an overgrown tip. Council should be ashamed

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2017 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!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank PauloJones
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...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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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.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank mutmay
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.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Laura C
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...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Penny374
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...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank c p
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...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Sarah83trip
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...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank MarniesMum
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