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Priory Gardens

Open Now: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Walked through the gardens

I had visited Orpington High Street and had half an hour to kill, so I decided to take a walk... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
Reasonable Park on Outskirts of Orpington High Street

Your Average Park with a Children’s Play Area. Wander around the Pond. Not quite the park it used... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jonathan W
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Church Hill, Orpington, Bromley BR6 0HH, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Your Average Park with a Children’s Play Area. Wander around the Pond. Not quite the park it used to be!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 11 January 2019

A nice area to relax or to take the children. I've had many picnics here over the years with my children and now with the grandchildren. During the summer, events are held in the main grass area and are usually free. It's a nice local...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

A great area of parkland at end of high street plenty of potential for walks but needs a bit of money spent on it

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Dating from the13C and once the grounds of a great house, but still in recovery by volunteers after being allowed to deteriorate by the local authority. The plants and planting schemes need more expert attention. The ponds need clearing to remove the detritus, empty bottles,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank voxhumani
Reviewed 9 October 2018

I had visited Orpington High Street and had half an hour to kill, so I decided to take a walk through the gardens and it was a sunny day. The gardens were well maintained and in fact the rose gardens were being attended to by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NeilaMcG
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

These are lovely gardens with many colourful bedding plants, beautiful trees, well kept lawns, a children's playground as well as a lake with ducks and geese. No cafe or toilet though.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Lovely gardens, very neat and well maintained, always a pleasure to visit. If you're skint/on a budget and looking for something to pass the time or entertain the kids go and feed the ducks (but not Canadian geese because the signs tell you not to)....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank lauren635
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Every year in July The Priory Gardens, Church Hill, Orpington , Kent host the Big O Festival and event that has just been getting bigger and better each year with a host of themed tents covering various decades from the 30 / 40s to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The area around the pond has been spoilt by the mess from the Canada Geese. You really have to watch where you walk and you couldn't sit on the grass. The geese need controlling or they need to power wash the paths on a regular...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Snapper440
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

A lovely little park with gardens. A pond where you can feed the ducks and a play area for kids to play in.

Date of experience: June 2018
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6 March 2018|
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Response from SteveC2 | Reviewed this property |
Not in the gardens, but there are paid for car parks in the town.