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Very nice place

Just been for a walk around the garden and a nice coffee at the coffee shop beautiful garden nice... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mark H
Reading, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely gardens

Very peaceful, well kept Gardens. Lots of seating areas. It was a beautiful day weatherwise so... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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“lion statue” (17 reviews)
“maiwand lion” (14 reviews)
“town centre” (23 reviews)
Between the Forbury and the Forbury Road, Reading, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just been for a walk around the garden and a nice coffee at the coffee shop beautiful garden nice and quiet plenty of seating and then the band stand did not stay for the band that's was setting up but will return very nice

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Very peaceful, well kept Gardens. Lots of seating areas. It was a beautiful day weatherwise so saw the gardens at their best.

Thank mes1950
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Nice little spot. a lot of people on work breaks come here. I would say in the spring or summer its a nice place to sit on the grass and have lunch. .

Thank Flaghippo
Reviewed 27 July 2017

A rather noisy lunch in the park, but it was the start of the summer holidays. The gardens are quite well kept, with pretty flower beds. There are plenty of benches, and some in shaded areas. I'm sure it's much more peaceful in term time,...More

Thank Mary496
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We were very happy to find this restaurant in the busy town of reading. The price was good at 19.95 pound for 2 courses. Lovely setting with attentive staff. The 4 of us were very happy with our food.

Thank adamsconz
Reviewed 24 July 2017

When I was young my family had an account a Jacksons department store. We arrived by train and I would always drag my parents through this lovely park. I wanted to see the Lion statue, magnificent on its plinth. The park never changes. Beautifully managed...More

Thank 900Lancasterfamily
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

A nice enough park to visit especially in summer when there are events happening. It's got nice spots to picnic with friends and is a bit away from the town centre but not too far if you want to go somewhere afterwards.

Thank Shani W
Reviewed 13 July 2017

No gripes against the people who work on this attraction, they are doing the best they can. It's historically been the jewel in Reading's crown, and is still nice enough. However, in recent years it's been getting a kicking every Christmas as it hosts a...More

Thank TrevorWallid
Reviewed 27 June 2017

It is a beautiful park. nothing extraordinary, but who said we always need extra-ordinaries places? It is good for sunny days and to breath fresh air.

Thank Filmonica
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This garden is situated in the town centre. Its really nice if you want to chill out with your friends or family. They organise so many fairs, which is really nice.

Thank Namita D
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