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Nice river walk to the gardens

We have been here so many times over the years and they are lovely. We often walk up the river and... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Paul F
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Illuminations

The beautiful gardens and walks become the centre piece each year for the illuminated boat parade... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
clotguy
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Congleton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

We have been here so many times over the years and they are lovely. We often walk up the river and then into the gardens. The central fountain is quite impressive and the little ponds and streams are full of tad poles later in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul F
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We saw the illuminated boats which were very good especially the vw beetle the thomas the tank engine the red arrows and finished off the evening with fish & chips and fireworks very enjoyable

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

The beautiful gardens and walks become the centre piece each year for the illuminated boat parade. Not to be missed

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank clotguy
Reviewed 27 September 2018

went to see the boat illumations 22/09/18,first time we been.it was a brilliant night loved the boats very bright, and the firework display was brilliant. great night out worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Denise P
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Worth an hour of your time as really part of Matlock Bath. Many water features and pretty gardens as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steve A
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice park and gardens. Lovely walks over and alongside the river. Well worth a visit for a relaxing time.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CheyeneDog
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Very nice gardens in a wonderful setting. Pleasant for a gentle stroll on a nice warm day. Would recommend

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank r t
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely garden type of walk around, with beautiful water springs and waterfalls, with such amazing greenery and pretty foliage. Not something children would find entertaining, but for adults, it's a relaxing, colourful walk.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

This is a really nice, if relatively small, park. There are lots of ponds fed from the natural springs and they are teeming with wildlife. I actually saw newts for the first time in years!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dev0nrex
Reviewed 28 September 2017

lovely place to enjoy and if the weather good its nice would like to see a few more things to do there.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Michelle M
27 April 2017|
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Response from Katey-Saxaphone | Reviewed this property |
There is no admission charge, except in October when they turn the lights on, they have a bit of a dooo. Dogs are very welcome indeed.
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246carolec
23 October 2016|
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Response from Katey-Saxaphone | Reviewed this property |
No admission charge most of the year, only time you have to pay to get into the gardens is in the evenings when the illuminations are on, and it all goes to local charity, I think this is at the end of October. Rest of the... More
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10 July 2016|
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Yes it is wheelchair friendly no steps. you need to have a strong pair of arms and legs if you intend to push the wheelchairs over the bridges at either end but I have seen plenty of people do it. but the gardens are on the... More
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