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Excellent, excellent

Peace and tranquility. Amazing gardens and a mind of information which is mot in the main tourist... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
yorkshirelass5004
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Colonial past.

The garrison library is tucked up off main st, directly opposite the Elliot Hotel. It stands in a... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2016
Bruce180852
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New Forest, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Peace and tranquility. Amazing gardens and a mind of information which is mot in the main tourist agenda. Go and see, free entry.

Thank yorkshirelass5004
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The garrison library is tucked up off main st, directly opposite the Elliot Hotel. It stands in a beautiful colonial square, tree lined, and like stepping into a movie set, all the buildings in the square date back to the 1800s and more, all have...More

1  Thank Bruce180852
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I have been twice to the garrison library . Once to a wedding that was held in the garden and another time to an evening of talks.The library has the charm of something that has stayed the same when other places have become modernised. The...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 1 July 2016

When you approach The Garrison Library you know by the colonial façade you are entering a special place.When you get in you are not disappointed, with row upon row of books & newspapers which span the centuries & you can imagine the officers here during...More

Thank JohnPownall
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I hadn't been in the Garrison Library for 50 years (when I was in the 6th form of Loreto Convent in the 1960s) and we were so fortunate to go in just before 11am on a Friday and were taken on an hour long tour...More

Thank Brook B
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Well worth sticking your head into this lovely old colonial library. You won't find much of contemporary interest but the cool, spacious and elegant rows of old books in high-ceilinged rooms is really lovely. In the back are archives of newspapers going back to the...More

Thank pete-fran
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We came upon the library by accident and just loved it. Great history-for example the Gibraltar Chronicle was first published out of the library in 1801 and it the second oldest English newspaper. Although it is a fairly small building it has a wonderful old...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We did a free tour and this library is just fabulous. A wonderful building and the books are to die for. I believe there are about 16000 books there.

Thank LesleydElstree
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Visitors can have temporary membership (£20 deposit, 2 books at a time) + free wifi and ose of computers + several British newspapers Centrally located

1  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 12 July 2015

A glorious historic setting and very traditional feel. In a nice quiet square with a historic setting

Thank Derek_Law
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