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A well kept botanical gardens

Never visited here before, but it was a pleasant hour walk round it - nice lake and planting - all... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
ch0m2
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Marple, United Kingdom
Botanical Gardens

Visited here in October and was a lovely afternoon There is a cafe which is reasonably priced and... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
rabbit55
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St Helens, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 August 2012

Nice size for strolling around, not too big and not too small. Gardens and flowers are lovely, especially The Fernery - very interesting display of all types of ferns. Good for children - playground, crazy golf and birds to look at and keep them amused. The lake with the ducks, and really good sitting on the grass on a warm Sunday afternoon listrening to the bands. Good refreswhments in the Bistro - espoecially the afternoon tea. Always worth a visit whenever you're in the area.

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed 19 August 2012

I have been going here since my children were babies,my daughters are now 25 and 31.i went recently and was dismayed to see the toilets are still in a state and the poor animals look like they are never cleaned.It's so sad to see such a lovely attraction in such disrepair.Please let the powers that be sort it and let's be proud of it once more.

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed 12 August 2012

Magnificently kept gardens. Enormous amount of colourful plants and foliage, well manicured gardens and grass. Excellent cafe and children's areas.

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Reviewed 2 August 2012

It has seen better days but it is obviously trying hard with limited resources. There's an aviary with many different birds to see, a fernery - never knew there were so many sorts of fern - with a wishing well complete with fish! and there's a great little crazy golf course. The lake's nice to walk round - we saw loads of signets - but it's a shame the little train and boats have been cut back - to zero. There's a beautiful area to sit in with a staggering display of flowers.

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed 2 August 2012

I visited Southport botanic gardens whilst there I was amazed all the beautiful flowers and the swans on the lake and children enjoying themselves in the children area in the park the cafe is also worth a visit a good family day out

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank Stuart B
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