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“Lovely spot in the city”
Review of Museum Gardens

Museum Gardens
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US$17.01*
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City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #7 of 202 things to do in York
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Yorkshire Museum, home to some of the richest archaeological finds in Europe, is set amidst its own Gardens, which offer picnic areas and scenic walkways.
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Lovely spot in the city”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

The plants and flowers in the garden are glorious, and it is such a lovely spot to wander after a trip along the river or a visit to the museum.

Visited August 2014
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful and FREE!”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Really well maintained gardens with free entry. A lovely storytelling area in the centre, on the banks of the Ouse, beautiful flower beds and the amazing ruins of St Mary's Abbey to explore. Definitely worth a look...take a picnic on a nice day! These gardens are a testament to how well York residents look after their public paces!

Visited August 2014
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Otley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 480 helpful votes
“Tranquil haven”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

These gardens have so much to offer no matter what time of year we visit. We usually walk through on our way to the theatre and make sure we allow enough time to survey everything the gardens have to offer. Squirrels are abundant at all times of year and are friendly enough to come and eat from your hands so always take some nuts! The layout of the flowers and shrubs are well designed with large grass areas and beautiful mature trees. In spring and summer months it gets very busy and there is plenty of opportunity to see the "lesser spotted students" from the university as they make full use of the grounds!! Have a wander through, you will not be disappointed.

Visited March 2014
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Adelaide, Australia
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Loved the gardens, the remains of the church are very beautiful and interesting. Gardens are gorgeous, lots of space to sit and have lunch or a cup of tea. Very peaceful and inviting.

Visited August 2014
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Wonderful Gardens”
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Lovely gardens set in the heart of the city of York...!! It does get busy around lunchtimes we found, but that only adds to the atmosphere. Historical significance and peaceful walk, what's not to like...!!

Visited August 2014
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