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Park, splash area, and play area visit and the outdoor pool

This place is lovely. Granted, we had the weather but the heated pool was brilliant. We picked a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Daisy B
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Beautiful place to visit

Abbey gardens is a wonderful place. Right next to river. Fabulous play park for kids and lovely... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
beverleyleighton
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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All reviews outdoor pool tennis courts splash area all ages thames path lovely walk free parking for hours large area children's playground beautiful place to visit pay and display car park splash pad watching the boats lots of open space water fountain great playground two hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy on hot summer days. The clientele can vary a lot. Usually its the local Housing Association and Council Dwellers from Saon Road area. Some of these folks can be a bit 'rough'looking. The pool seems less busy than last year. I find the...More

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

This place is lovely. Granted, we had the weather but the heated pool was brilliant. We picked a quiet day it seems. I imagine it’s busier when it’s really hot. Staff were friendly. Good price too. The play area and splash pad was so much...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Daisy B
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

Abbey gardens is a wonderful place. Right next to river. Fabulous play park for kids and lovely walk along to the loch. Toilets newly refurbished. Gardens are set out beautifully

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank beverleyleighton
Reviewed July 10, 2019

This is a very pleasant location situated along the Thames and adjacent to the abbey ruins. It leads through to footpaths along the river and back into this historic town. Good to see people of all ages enjoying the experience.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank empe3
Reviewed July 7, 2019

Lovely 'formal' park for flowers. Great outdoor playground for children of all ages. Sprinkler pool for little ones and fabulous outdoor pool (need to book when hot/busy times as there are sessions and limited numbers for safety). Watch the passing boats, 5 minute walk to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Barbara T
Reviewed June 30, 2019

Green and spacious, great for a walk - has a playground with a water fountain, which works nicely on a hot day. A great place for all ages alike!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank leuveen
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Absolutely beautiful well maintained park and surrounding areas. Very clean facilities. Would highly recommend a visit to this area. Lots to do. The children loved it.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JRBTWThomas
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Family stroll out to the meadows in the very early spring sunshine Plenty of people out in the unseasonably warm weather .... grass was green and the new play area buzzing with toddlers and family’s The river was lower and underfoot pretty dry Certainly didn’t...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 309martind
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Grandson loves the children's playground and summer sprinklers plus the new pool. Lots of open space for children to let off steam too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ceeps666
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Wy wife went there last week, only to find that it was closed. There is no information to this effect on the website. So, a wasted journey from Oxford.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeff C
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LouiseDawkins
June 25, 2018|
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Response from LouiseDawkins |
Ah! I meant BBQ ! Can you BBQ on the meadow?
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SarahS13258
July 6, 2017|
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Response from samandpaul2013 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sarah. I not really sure on the opening times on the splash park. Sorry this wasnt much help. Hope you had fun when you go. sam
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