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Free and a place to relax

The Friary Gardens is a nice place to take a stroll through the gardens and to relax on the benches... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
A lovely place to wait!

As we did, last year, we sat for while in this area and went for wander. It is very close to the... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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Oct 17, 2018
“Free and a place to relax”
Aug 19, 2018
“A lovely place to wait!”
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

The Friary Gardens is a nice place to take a stroll through the gardens and to relax on the benches in the gardens.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

As we did, last year, we sat for while in this area and went for wander. It is very close to the Georgian Theatre and the Richmondshire Museum. Last year, we were disappointed at the care being taken of a memorial bed (Soroptomists) but this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank honeysrascal
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We called in here on our day visit to Richmond. The wooden carving was excellent as were the stunning floral displays. Plenty of seating vantage points and we enjoyed reading about the friars and seeing the Abbey remains

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

Very well tended gardens with lovely flowers. The tower is impressive. Centrally located and free of charge.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

This is a lovely place to relax. The gardens are located a short walk from the centre of Richmond and are well looked after. The tower dates back to to around 1500 and was originally part of a larger Friary and has survived very well....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Very pleasant gardens with good range of plants. Lit up with Christmas decorations at night when we were there which were fun. Good information board about the old friary but not much to see other that the tower. Wonderful woodcarving sculpture in the garden. Close...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a very pretty little garden right opposite the Georgian Theatre - we had a pleasant wait there for next tour. It did strike us as strange that most of the benches looked out at the road rather than into the garden although we...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank honeysrascal
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This tower is located in the Friary Gardens just outside the centre of Richmond. It is one of the oldest monuments in Richmond and really worth visiting. It is set in gardens that are idea for taking a break. You can walk through the tower...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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