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“Pleasant.”
Review of Queen's Gardens

Queen's Gardens
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Reviewed February 28, 2012

A little Oasis in the town.Well kept gardens and pond areas for the wildlife.pity about the the fact that some people are too lazy to reachout and place their rubbish in the numerous bins provided.

Thank SimoHull
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Reviewed January 20, 2012

Like any city centre, Hull is shops, bars, restaurants, cafe's, and buskers, but in the heart of Hull is an oasis that is Queens Gardens, a park if you like. There is two fish ponds and little else, its a place for sitting on the grass with friends during a lunch time during the summer months, and some winter months, and taking in the calm serenity of the place.

But it is also a place where pop concerts and sometimes a stage is built to attract artist to the place, Titchny Striker was one, but I'm not sure on the artist or the spelling as I'm from a different era LOL. It also has a stage, in honour of one of Hull's famous citizens, one Mick Ronson of Spiders From Mars fame aka David Bowie.

Don't want to get in to arguments here but I don't thing it does him justice, but it serves a purpose. The gardens and surrounding areas are a credit to Hull City Councils gardening department, or whoever it is these days. The displays are gorgeous during the summer months, my only gripe is the kids who sit amongst the flowers and trees and leave their rubbish behind, spoils it somewhat.

But Queens Gardens is kept very pristine for most of the time, it is a centre piece but like anyone who lives here you kind of take it for granted until you literally stop and smell the roses.

There is also a historical significance there is a plaque stating that Queens Gardens, when it was Queens dock, was the starting place for Robinson Crusoe's adventures, which, until the plaque was erected, I never knew. So if you are in Hull during the summer go to the city centre and take in the calm in the middle of a city centre chaos.

Thank Globalgeek
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Reviewed January 20, 2012

what more can u ask for than a sunken dock surrounded by flower beds cafes and music in the summer months..... heaven... fountains sprting... pigeons cooing ... love it

Thank ann g
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Reviewed January 3, 2012

Litter and at least one dead duck!! Not a nice spot to sit anymore.

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Reviewed December 27, 2011

A good place for a picnic. Lots of seating and grass areas right in the centre of the city.

Thank york1
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