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Elizabethan Gardens

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Southside Street | Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LA, England
+44 1752 306330
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Peace, perfect peace, according to thy needs.

This is a beautiful, hidden gem. A former sea captain's home and garden. People can go thre and... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2015
biggles2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Smaller than Imagined, but free and nice

Really pleasant place to visit whilst down at the Barbican. It isn't very big and won't take up... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2015
Andrew U
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London, United Kingdom
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Southside Street | Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2LA, England
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+44 1752 306330

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Reviewed 27 August 2015

This is a beautiful, hidden gem. A former sea captain's home and garden. People can go thre and be in a soft world of contemplation.

2  Thank biggles2015
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Really pleasant place to visit whilst down at the Barbican. It isn't very big and won't take up much time, however has a nice hidden quality to it and for free , you can't really complain

1  Thank Andrew U
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

Love it here, so lovely. Like a hidden teasure. beautiful in the spring and summer with all the flowers, especially on a sunny day or a summers evening stroll. Sometimes you can be surrounded by people and sometimes you can have the whole place to...More

1  Thank Fabbamumma
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We went out of our way to seek out this little city garden. Although I can't imagine lingering here for longer than 15 minutes, it is a nice breather from the narrow streets and it is a shortcut from one level of the city to...More

1  Thank bravo-cinzia
Reviewed 4 July 2015

The little garden is a gem in the Barbican area. There are hardly any people and it offers the perfect place to enjoy reading a book or to just walk around the little paradise.

2  Thank colourful_traveller
Reviewed 28 June 2015

We found this by accident - it is up a little side alley on the Barbican in Plymouth. But it is worth looking for. Pleasant little gardens, and a cracker of a tea room. Will definitely go again when in Plymouth. Away from the madding...More

3  Thank M A
Reviewed 4 April 2015

I was expecting much more from this place, as it is very highly rated here. I was very disappointed when I visited it.

4  Thank Tameem B
Reviewed 11 March 2015

It came through here last summer. It's good to walk and rest awhile here. Maybe to think what old gardens may have been like. I doubt whether anything on this scale could have been in this dense residential setting. I also wonder why those who...More

3  Thank Fallon D
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Not well known and strangely hardly publicised. Very close to Sutton Harbour. Pleasant area to stroll or sit but beware the officious police Community Support Officers who I have seen and who I am told patrol frequently and seize anything suspected of being alcohol. Take...More

2  Thank MacM874
Reviewed 6 September 2014

It's free and it's a very peaceful place to sit or wander so this is not a complaint or downbeat review. I just wonder why it is called 'Elizabethan'? It is mostly stone walls and slabs. It is strangely laid out on several levels. There...More

6  Thank 777hettiew
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JoeS424
31 August 2015|
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Response from 777hettiew | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of stone stairs and some water. Is there any public liability insurance or any regard to basic health and safety?
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Jannerbloke
24 June 2015|
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Response from HillyCirencester | Reviewed this property |
There are small vantage points top and bottom where you can see some of the garden and stonework without actually getting further in. I'm not sure who owns or runs this place but it seems that they either paid little regard... More
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