The Gardens were developed by the St.Anne's-on-the-Sea Public
Accommodation Company, formed about 1876. Most of the shareholders were shareholders in
the St.Anne's Land & Building Company.
The Public Accommodation Company planned initially to construct a
skating rink, croquet grounds, archery grounds, bowling green, shrubberies, fruit gardens,
Italian gardens and entrance lodges.
Future plans included billiard rooms, a concert hall and