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Fitzroy Gardens

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230 Wellington Parade | Wellington Parade and Clarendon Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9658 9658
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had just finished running the 1/2 marathon yesterday in melb found my family and we decided to get away from all the crowds at the MCG and along the river by taking a wander in these beautiful gardens Lovely relaxing walk and finished with...More

Thank Lchf66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we are regular visitors to Melbourne, we had never visited Fitzroy Gardens. This changed on our latest trip and we were pleasantly surprised by the beauty and extensive nature of the gardens. We particularly enjoyed Cook's Cottage, the miniature Tudor Village and the Fairies...More

Thank Jeremyfromperth
Reviewed 1 week ago

Formal garden on the edge of the central business district. A wonderful space with a combination of fountains, quiet paths and an arboretum.

Thank BizTraveler-4-35year
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Fitzroy garden, you will enjoy Historic Captain Cook's Cottage, the carved Fairies Tree, the model Tudor Village, the conservatory, myriad fountains and statues, and shady avenues of grand trees.

Thank vinodsamuel07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found these grounds to be even more beautiful and charming than the Botanical Gardens (though smaller of course). The Tudor Model and the Fairy Tree was very cute. I would recommend coming here for a relaxing picnic, or perhaps to take a short break...More

Thank Persou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of walking through 6 times, what a beautiful place, makes for a very pleasing walk indeed

Thank Denis Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I enjoyed an great afternoon walk through the gardens shortly after our arrival into Melbourne. We enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and learned some history about the gardens.

Thank Bryan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These gardens, while smaller than the Botanic - are just as beautiful. Plane tree walk is probably one of the prettiest things I have seen. Not so much a place to go for exercise, but if you fancy a break and sitting enjoying a coffee...More

Thank Bryony C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to walk and enjoy nature. This is a very nice Victorian-era, landscaped garden. It has the mix of tropical plants that make it quite different then you would see in the UK. There is a conservatory, which in July was showing poinsettias. And...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the hot house and walking around the gardens in the sun. There was a cool little model village and captains cook cottage which you have to pay to get into. Sometimes inner city parks can be a bit dodgy but this one didn't...More

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Fransiska L
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Response from 2fromThames | Reviewed this property |
The park is open all day, every day.
17 April 2017|
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Autumn has already started. All the leaves are falling already...
Daphne G
27 March 2017|
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Response from Cristian G | Reviewed this property |
Joy! Foliage has just started to change ... soon will be a lot more to be seen