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Southsea Rock Gardens

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Traditional seaside rock gardens.Been here since the Romans! Okay in the winter,but much better in... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2017
Chris L
Pskov, Russia
A lovely find.

I didn't even know this existed until I walked past on my way to Langstone. It's accessed from the... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Southampton, United Kingdom
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  • Average24%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“plant life”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

it is free to walk through there are some nice plants to look at and a small pond but that is it really nice but small

1  Thank fred m
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A lovely spot to sit and ponder, so well maintained, this peaceful garden is so charming to walk around and on Wednesdays you can chat to the lovely volunteers who help look after this enchanting place

1  Thank KevinRA
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A delightful oasis of exotic plants, trees & shrubs. The perfect place to while away the hours whilst listening to the gentle rhythmic flow of the huge fish pond. A lovely retreat for locals & visitors alike.

1  Thank Lynda R
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Beautiful Gardens, lovely flowers and nice and clean. Walk round or just sit and take in the surroundings and smell the flowers. Lovely on a hot day but not so much if it's cold or raining. Nice place if you want some peace and quiet.

1  Thank Tina M
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

It's a small park with some interesting plants. It's free for visit and you can take your pets with you.

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Reviewed 14 January 2017

Traditional seaside rock gardens.Been here since the Romans! Okay in the winter,but much better in the summer when all the shrubs are in colour.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I've always loved the rock garden as there's always something to see and a really good place to sit down and take in the pretty surrounding. It's a great place to visit with children or to sit quietly alone.

Thank Maricar
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Just walked through this to get back to road from the beach-front path. OK as we were there anyway, but not worth a special journey.

Thank 456charlie
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I didn't even know this existed until I walked past on my way to Langstone. It's accessed from the main promenade, with steps leading down into an intriguing series of footpaths, winding around a mix of tropical-looking plants. It's sheltered from the sea breeze, so...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

A lovely part of Southsea great for walks summer or any season great views of the Solent Ease of access to local attractions and amenities Well maintained

Thank Miss J
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