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Dane John Gardens

Watling Street, Canterbury CT1 2RN, England
+44 1227 378100
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We visited for the grub and beverage festival on a beautiful weekend in September . There were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Folkestone, United Kingdom
via mobile

Great spot by the city centre, alongside the city walls. Really well looked after...displays were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hastings, United Kingdom
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“city walls” (25 reviews)
“food festival” (10 reviews)
“band stand” (8 reviews)
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Watling Street, Canterbury CT1 2RN, England
+44 1227 378100
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited for the grub and beverage festival on a beautiful weekend in September . There were oodles of stalls to peruse and enjoy. Lots if food from around the world and near to home. Music in the bandstand in the afternoon gave a great...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot by the city centre, alongside the city walls. Really well looked after...displays were stunning & I didn't see one piece of rubbish! Lots of places to sit too.

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walked through here as part of a "sculpture walk" available for download online.Some clearly well used by the local population for recreation. Really nice kiosk selling drinks freshly cooked food including paella done on a wood fired open air cooker. The only downside was the...More

Thank Shakin C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Lovely park in the City centre and next to the city walls. The park itself is clean and litter free and there are loads of benches.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The gardens are well kept and the flowers in full bloom are exquisite. The gardens are often very full, but you will always find a shady tree to throw out a picnic blanket. We have had lovely coffee at the little cafe half way thru...More

Thank Wordsmart17
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Walked along the city walls and came to these nicely kept gardens with good view from the top of the mound. Lovely on a sunny day.

1  Thank WillStaffordshire
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Dane John Gardens are very near the High Street and a lovely place to sit and have a coffee or lunch. It's lovely to see the children running around and playing and their shrieks of laughter when the wind blows the water out of the...More

Thank joymarsden
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It was a peaceful place to sit and have lunch. A nice little hut where you can have a lunch or a drink.

Thank lin1308
Reviewed 11 July 2017

any time of year wonderful place to walk or take in the sun. small coffee stand in grounds serves a mean coffee, try and go in spring and see the bulbs.

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We enjoyed walking through these gardens and along the 'castle' walls. We also walked up to the viewing spot to see the view of Canterbury. It was a pleasant walk but I wouldn't say this is a "must do" when in the area. If you...More

Thank Alice A
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Jacqui W
17 September 2017|
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Response from Wordsmart17 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, yes you can. Its a stone throw from Canterbury East and a short walk up the High Street from Canterbury West Station