Westgate Gardens, Canterbury

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Address: St. Peter's Street, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2BQ, United Kingdom

Phone: +44-1227378100

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Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Westgate Gardens, Canterbury

Situated in the heart of the city, the Westgate Gardens are spread across an area of 11 acres. Have a fun filled family picnic in the morning or head over for a romantic stroll along the River Stour in the afternoon. The river is home to many ducks, swans and moorhens. Sit back and absorb the tranquil beauty of the garden and its wildlife. During summers, the garden proves to be an ideal setting for open air events and exhibitions.

Westgate Gardens Information

  • Don't forget to carry a picnic basket filled with goodies.

How To reach Westgate Gardens by Public Transport

  • Bus stop after Westgate Towers.
  • Bus stop opposite Queens Avenue.

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Westgate Gardens, Canterbury Reviews

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  • A beautiful area in a lovely city, this spot is a fantastic change of pace after spending time in the hustle of the high street shops and restaurants. It's well maintained and welcoming with benches dotted around to relax on. The old buildings and remains of the walls and arches add character to an already picturesque setting

  • Wonderful gardens with flowers and the river flowing right through. Awesome place to relax and enjoy nature! I have only been there at dawn, but I am sure it is lovely all day.

  • Not far from the hustle and bustle of Canterbury shopping streets, this idyllic park, is well maintained, and is easily accessible for all, as the pathways are well maintained too. Has benches aplenty to sit in and while away the time, and watch the world go by. Has entrances from various points, and a play are also for the children. The waterway running through the park also adds to the beauty of the place.

  • The river next to it makes it worthwhile. I went in winter so didn't see any flowers, but the green and the trees were beautiful - one was like a giant silvery Christmas tree.

  • The dog named ida loves it! She hunts the rats and has fun on the grass!

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