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Forbury Gardens, Reading

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  • Forbury Park is a lovely quiet spot in busy Reading and well worth a visit. The huge lion statue which was constructed in memory of those who had fallen in the Afghan War of many years ago is particul...  more »
  • Forbury Gardens is just a general grassy park with the Reading Lion in the centre observing everyone. There is also a war memorial and a cafe.  more »
  • Don't expect too much. It's a nice little park, perfect for a short walk or to sit down and enjoy the sunshine.  more »
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  • Very well kept. More of a large garden than a park, but very attractive with an unusual handkerchief tree, a rose garden area and mammoth sized lion statue. Feels like a step into Edwardian England.
  • picture postcard perfect municipal park. statue, check. bandstand, check. kiosk, check. impeccable flower beds check. if you arent a local some of the byways to it through churchyard or abbey are worth exploring
  • Beautiful gardens very well looked after usually a fete or festival there to keep you occupied. Lovely to sit and think. But can get very busy in summer
  • Tidy wee park. Pretty roses, decent lion, numerous commemorations
  • Lovely area to sit out in during summer. Variety of eating options available through different vans and marquees that seem to change quite regularly
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