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A great little area in centre of Dover lost to the wrong sort of people walk alongside the water to... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
London, United Kingdom

This could be a little jewel in Dover’s crown were it not for the fact that Dover Council has let... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Deal, United Kingdom
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Pencester Road, Dover, England
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

A great little area in centre of Dover lost to the wrong sort of people walk alongside the water to be accosted a few times by people who seemed threatening. The public toilets at the site were disgraceful.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

This could be a little jewel in Dover’s crown were it not for the fact that Dover Council has let it become a tramp and drugtaker’s haven. I am scared to walk through here in broad daylight and would certainly not do so at night!...More

Thank Monchylavender
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Relaxing place, by the Dour river, with clear waters, big fishes, ducks, and other birds, with a nice place for children to play,with a skating place, and a very interesting time scale engraved in stones on the ground regarding the history of Dover town since...More

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Such a pity, this public open space could be so much more better. It could be improved with the introduction of flower beds, shelters, public sculpture, a water feature, a small refreshment kiosk. Instead, it is just a boring open area of poor grass and...More

Thank Peacefox
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Pencester Gardens, a short walk from the centre of Dover, should be an Oasis in the centre of the Town. Although it has the redeeming feature of the river running along one side, a good view of Dover Castle and St Mary' Church, it is...More

Thank DeryckWheeler
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Don't waste you time - It is a small green area in central Dover, kids playground, sometimes putting but not worth going out of you way!

Thank cinemajim
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Coming from London, Pencester Gardens is relatively small in comparison. However, you can clearly see Dover Castle from the park, there is a bandstand which hosts a few annual events, a childrens well equipped play area and a skate park.

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Nice river running down one side with added Art Deco mattress and beer cans thrown in for good luck. Yes! I'm serious. Most of this stuff is from homeless drinkers and drug takers. Although a lot of general rubbish from kids and family's. I've seen...More

Thank Dampproofer
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Only a small park in the middle if Dover Town. You can enter from the main bus and coach area, walk through and come out the other end of town. There are 2 play areas on one side, children's playground and a larger kids skate/bike...More

Thank PandoraM16
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Pencester Gardens could be a lovely place to visit, a good location, nice size and good amenities. Band stand, Skate Park, Children's Play Area and open grassy spaces. However when you take a walk through the park you don't get the feeling that you'd like...More

1  Thank Stuart B
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