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“Beautiful” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Forbury Gardens

Forbury Gardens
Ranked #9 of 86 things to do in Reading
Certificate of Excellence
Reading, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2012

A gorgeous little retreat in the middle of town. Perfect for coffee and catch-ups in the summer and for crisp, short walks in the winter. Also worth it to look at the famous lion that is very majestic.

Visited July 2012
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Reading, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“very coluorful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2012

the gardens are so well kept lovely colours of the flowers,it is well maintained very popular place when the weather is sunny.

Visited September 2012
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Thank lesley k
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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“pretty, historical, beware of crazies”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2012

I have spent many afternoons here with my friends as it is a (generally) relaxing place to hang out if the weather is nice, and it is in central Reading. However beware of drug dealers, people following you and don't sit too near the prison

Visited July 2012
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Thank H B
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England
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44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Sunday afternoon and a band in the sunshine”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2012

What a beautiful traditional scene. A painted bandstand set a a garden planted with colourful flowers, show tunes,marches and pop floating through the air. Families, couples and groups of young people enjoying ice cream and sunshine- all together-all free.

Who could ask for anything more!!!!!

Visited August 2012
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Thank Diane Nunan
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UK
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43 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A Relaxing Spot in a Busy Town”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2012

It is a nice green space in amongst the hustle and bustle of Reading. so just a nice place to have a rest, read a few pages of a novel or just have a sandwich.

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