WE ARE CLOSED UNTIL SPRING 2024 WHEN WE WILL RE-OPEN IN TIME FOR OUR 800TH ANNIVERSARY

Our gift shop at 60 St Peter’s Street is now open from Thursday to Sunday 10.00am-3.00pm

Closed Monday-Wednesday.

All enquiries : jbrown@eastbridgehospital.org.uk

Please keep supporting and following us on our Instagram account @franciscangardenscanterbury where you will be able to check on updates, news and reopening times. Your support is invaluable and we are looking forward to welcoming you back to this historic site next year.

See you in 2024

  • The Greyfriars Chapel with a wild meadow
A historic wall with plants and climbing flowers
Image credit: Geraldine Deeney

Discover Medieval Horticulture

Take a reflective journey through the garden which reinterprets the former monastic way of life and successive horticultural legacies. Take a seat and relax for a moment in the picturesque wildflower meadow, dotted with heritage fruit trees. First planted in 2000, we continue to add new features and planting as the garden begins to grow and mature.

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Take a look at our handy guide to planning your visit to the Franciscan Gardens. To avoid disappointment, booking in advance is recommended for all visits, especially during weekends, outside school term time and Bank Holidays.

Franciscan Gardens Pricing 2024
Adults (aged 18+)£5.00
Children (aged 5-17)Free (max. 4 children per family. Offer is not included with group bookings) Children under 17 must be accompanied by an adult
Children (under 5’s)Free
Members
(please bring your supporter card with you to show on entry)
Free
Family (1 adult & up to 3 children)Adult payable & up to 4 children free
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children)Two adults payable & up to 4 children free
Essential Carer or Companion
(when accompanying a disabled visitor)
Free

Latest News

The Franciscan Gardens have hosted numerous events in its past. From performances of Shakespeare to private functions, poetry readings and outdoor soirees, the Franciscan Gardens are a beautiful venue for special occasions.

January News 2023

March 2021

January News 2023

Shop and Gardens closed until Monday 6th February 2023, due to an exciting shop refurbishment. We look forward to welcoming you back...

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