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Pleasant botanic garden

The gardens are attractively laid out with quite a lot of information available in English. Not... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
susankavanagh
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Worth a wander

A giant sequoia is one of many highlights in this rather small but nevertheless lovely garden. The... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Rod H
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Melbourne, Australia
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9 Nov 2018
“Pleasant botanic garden”
25 Jun 2018
“Worth a wander”
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

The gardens are attractively laid out with quite a lot of information available in English. Not all that big but a pleasant place to visit on a nice day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank susankavanagh
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Not very big, not world class but had its day (as per Lisbon etc), sorry to say,. Visit if you have an interest in plants and or like green space. You can push bikes round in it and the indigenous plants and hothouses are educational...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

A giant sequoia is one of many highlights in this rather small but nevertheless lovely garden. The medicinal garden is a highlight.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rod H
Reviewed 2 June 2018

The gardens were still in blossom and we enjoyed the enormous amount of plants you can see there... Very intresting and beautiful, and easy to reach !

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

It was too early in the season to see the park it at its peak and it was therefore a bit sad. The greenhouse was closed, adding to the sad. It was a large, very nice green space in the middle of an urban/residential area....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

As we were walking around Caen we came across this peaceful retreat. We sat and relaxed and enjoyed the gardens for 40 minutes or so as a quiet break from sight seeing

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This beautiful set of gardens is a little out of the way up on the hill and is just a quiet, magical little refuge from the city bustle. Well worth the walk.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Very beautiful and peaceful. We loved the huge old trees, some were super tall and one spread out so much, that it was supported by overhead cables.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

The garden is well-maintained. There are benches on which one can rest. The flowers were not in full bloom when we visited.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Calm & peaceful place; you can see a multitude of colors and nuances. Two well designed playgrounds for young chidren (1-6 and 6 to 12 y.o.). Beautiful place where one would like to return. Watch outs : opening hours especially in winter (10.00 to 18.00...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
It's open at weekends. Don't remember a cafe, but it's not far into town.
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Nadine T
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Response from anncolly | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's open from 10 o'clock at weekends but the tropical greenhouse doesn't open until 1 o'clock. There is no café but there are toilets.
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