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A pleasant stroll on a sunny day

Well maintained gardens with a variety of interesting flora. Excellent views out over the sea to... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
martinorchard1952
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St Helier, United Kingdom
Morning out with a young granddaughter

Visited the gardens for a run around. Well kept, pleasant gardens. Tea rooms excellent coffee and... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
eleanor-mia
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Martock, United Kingdom
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Candie Gardens is a beautiful 19th Century garden in the heart of St Peter Port with spectacular views over the harbour and neighbouring islands. The site also includes a café, a museum and art galleries (Guernsey Museum at Candie)and a research...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Candie Gardens Candie Road, St Peter Port GY1 1UG
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All reviews flower beds sunday afternoon lovely garden upper garden queen victoria public gardens well worth a visit town centre coffee shop sunny day fantastic views other islands peter port tea room nice cafe victor hugo well worth the effort
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

If u don't have a car, the walk from the town centre is quite a trek, was so looking forward to this and left extremely disappointed, don't let the picture fool you

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Well maintained gardens with a variety of interesting flora. Excellent views out over the sea to the other islands and an interesting statue of Victor Hugo. A gentle stroll is recommended together with a visit to the Guernsey Museum which is located in these gardens.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank martinorchard1952
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the gardens for a run around. Well kept, pleasant gardens. Tea rooms excellent coffee and cake!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eleanor-mia
Reviewed 24 October 2018

The annual Nerine Festival was on in one of the glasshouses and adding fabulous colour. The old glasshouses are delightful and the lower gardens lovely. A peaceful tranquil spot.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 21 October 2018

No change a lovely place to sit and enjoy the flowers and views. Some of it has been spoilt by the buildings that have appeared over the years.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brian P
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Candie Gardens is a lovely space up the hill out of town and includes the town museum and a pleasant cafe too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alison23lufbra
Reviewed 9 October 2018

2hrs 30 mins from Poole to Guernsey day trip. Weather fantastic, crossing great experience. Walked to the gardens and wasn't disappointed with the beautiful views of Herm and Sark. The gardens are well maintained and the pick nick areas have adequate seating, or take a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank linh0w
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

If you’re a local or visitor Candie gardens is a must. Fantastic displays and museum. Whilst there visited the Victor Hugo exhibition, a wonderful collection of his works. Lovely cafe with delicious cakes and pleasant location.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tennyson09
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Beautiful gardens with stunning views of St. Peter Port and Herm & Sark. Visited them daily on our walk to the harbour. There are 2 original Victorian Greenhouses which inspired the design for the ones in Kew Gardens. Café and interesting museum on site.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 278foodie
Reviewed 28 September 2018

It was quite difficult to find these gardens, even with a map! However, we got there in the end and enjoyed a stroll through the peaceful gardens. It was September, so the flowers were not at their best, but still plenty of colour and worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Deb L
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Jim R
16 September 2018|
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Response from Catalan58 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I wasn't looking for it - so never noticed it. The staff in the Art Gallery on the Park, should be able to let you know.
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gra46birmingham
19 February 2017|
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Response from Cerises1949 | Reviewed this property |
If my memory serves me correctly, the plaque is on an exterior wall, to the left of the main entrance to the museum.
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