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Waltham Abbey Gardens

Abbey View Quendon Drive, Waltham Abbey EN9 1LG, England
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See the baby coots and cygnets

Great place to visit with my toddler grand daughter. See the ducks, geese, coots, moorhens and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
JRFossil
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Epping, Essex
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great place for walk

The gardens are a great place to take and walk or stroll. You can also visit the Church and the few... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Barry S
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Harlow, England, United Kingdom
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Abbey View Quendon Drive, Waltham Abbey EN9 1LG, England
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"nice place to visit"
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"dog walking"
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"would recommend a visit"
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"plenty of space"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The gardens are a great place to take and walk or stroll. You can also visit the Church and the few shops in the waltham abbey

Thank Barry S
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

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. Very close...More

Thank rigsbyboy
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

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

Thank Ninja B
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

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

Thank paulhorton72
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Susan L
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A lovely, local, place to relax, feed the ducks, observe the swans and other wildlife or just admire the beatifically kept gardens. There are picnic tables and plenty of space for young ones to run around or play sports. Only downside is the recently re-introduced...More

Thank GrahamDearman
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Could only have changed recently. Only found out by way of a £ 60 fine from ParkingEye. They say the signs are clear. I have used that car park for years and am sure I would have seen them if they had been installed. I...More

1  Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to walk and enjoy the roses in the Abbey gardens or take a longer walk by following The Meridian Trail. Great for dogs and families

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Originally part of the grounds of the Abbey of Waltham which was the largest abbey and monastery in the country before the dissolution by Henry VIII in 1540. At that time the famous composer, Thomas Tallis, was organist here and drew a pension from here...More

1  Thank Peter W
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Mariel N
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Response from Yvonne749 | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge to enter the gardens.
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Mariel N
2 August 2016|
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Response from brendalil | Reviewed this property |
There is no admission charge to enjoy the gardens at Waltham Abbey, enjoy
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