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All reviews free parking feed the ducks lea valley rose garden historic town picnic tables pleasant place dog walking resting place would recommend a visit plenty of space information boards great place to visit local history cygnets blossom dragonfly
We had stroll through the park and rose garden. Visited the abbey, and then had a picnic in the shadow of one of the trees. Really nice spot, not to busy. Parking is free for the first hour, then 2,50 for the day.
This is based on two separate visits. History is all around you - around every corner there is something different to see - tombs, the Abbey itself, mosaics in the pavement, the remains of buildings long gone, parkland, swans and ducks.... There are information boards...More
walk through the Abbey gardens into the old grave yard and find King Harolds last resting place,parts of the Abbey are almost 1000 years old!
in the gardens you will find mounds of earth which are buried parts of our long lost history,
Great place to visit with my toddler grand daughter. See the ducks, geese, coots, moorhens and swans with their chicks and cygnets. Beautiful rose garden coming into bloom with longer walks into the Lea Valley Park. Free parking for up to 1 hour with the...More
Pretty gardens, cherry blossom and daffodils. Ideal place for family picnic. Easy parking close to high street. Pretty stream with families feeding ducks and dads playing ball with kiddies. Almost 1,000 years of history and yet does not cost a penny to visit.
We used to live in the Abbey and would walk our dog there. It's wonderful in the Spring especially walking under the tunnel of cherry blossom trees and spotting ducklings and cygnets in April are a bonus. We still have connections to the Abbey, so...More
Nice place to visit, with the museum in the main town within walking distance, also a magnificent Abbey Church with the white water rafting just 1/4 of a mile away plus great views of London if your prepared to walk for 20 minuets up to...More
I love walking thru the Abbey Gardens with my dog on a daily basis.I love listening to and watching the birds and the squirrels as they dart about in the trees.The grounds keepers do an amazing job year round planting pruning and grounds maintainence,my only...More