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Bank Street Gardens

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19 Bank Street, Galashiels TD1 1EN, Scotland
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Oasis of colour

A small oasis of colour in a rather run down town, flower beds beautifully maintained and updated... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
jackieallan2009
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
A blaze of colour

Like so many of the Scottish Border towns, Bank Street gardens are an oasis of green, ablaze with... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
brawlad321
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“flower beds” (7 reviews)
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19 Bank Street, Galashiels TD1 1EN, Scotland
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

A small oasis of colour in a rather run down town, flower beds beautifully maintained and updated every season, plenty of benches to rest and wheelchair accessible.

Thank jackieallan2009
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Like so many of the Scottish Border towns, Bank Street gardens are an oasis of green, ablaze with colour from the flowers and shrubs planted and maintained by the Borders Council throughout the year. Council workers maintain them to a very high standard and they...More

Thank brawlad321
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Always well maintained by the local Council, Bank Street Gardens offer a small oasis of calm to distract form all the shops on the other side of the street!

Thank Douglas552
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Bank st gardens is a lovely place to sit on a sunny day and watch the world go past the grass and flower beds are always well looked after and full of great colours

Thank scotsmike1975
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

There aren't really 1,000 flower beds in Bank Street Gardens, but when they're in full bloom, it does seem like that many, hence our family always refer to it as "The street of a thousand flower beds." The gardens run alongside a one-way street which...More

Thank Pauline W
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Very well look after pleasure to sit and watch the world go by ,and the vast colour of flowers. Only negative is lazy dog owners not picking up dog waste .

Thank Maryann H
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

These are always well tended and one part of Galashiels that has not went backwards or decayed - The history of this Bank Street Gardens are that in the 1940s, the Burgh Council was gifted the garden ground on the south side of Bank Street...More

Thank 73North
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

nice place to relax and watch the world go down the one way street of Bank St. flowers are changed several times a year.

Thank David O
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Beautiful flowers to view through out the summer. I very relaxing with a drink whether it's a tea coffee or a juice watching a walks of life busting in front of you

Thank Billy W
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The gardens are a welcome escape from a town centre that is becoming increasingly depressed . there are innumerable charity shops, boarded up shops that all bear witness to the impact of having two 24 hour supermarkets within a stones throw of each other and...More

3  Thank louiedebounce
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