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Castlemaine Botanical Gardens

Downes Road, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
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Lovely to wander

Definitely worth having a stroll around these gardens when you're in Castlemaine on a sunny day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kate M
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Melb
Autumn Spectacular!

A visit to the Botanical Gardens in Castlemaine is always on my "to do" list when visiting the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Sandy G
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Victoria, Australia
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  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“old trees” (24 reviews)
“walking track” (9 reviews)
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Downes Road, Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
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"old trees"
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"children's playground"
in 13 reviews
"walking track"
in 9 reviews
"great playground"
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"caravan park"
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"clean toilets"
in 4 reviews
"bbq facilities"
in 4 reviews
"shady trees"
in 5 reviews
"picnic tables"
in 3 reviews
"lovely place for a walk"
in 3 reviews
"lovely lake"
in 3 reviews
"under cover"
in 3 reviews
"dog walkers"
in 3 reviews
"picnic lunch"
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"garden beds"
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"an early morning walk"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth having a stroll around these gardens when you're in Castlemaine on a sunny day! Very picturesque

Thank Kate M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to the Botanical Gardens in Castlemaine is always on my "to do" list when visiting the town. Every season offers a different outlook, and it's always rewarding. Autumn is Spectacular!! The colour palette is phenomenal. Can easily spend an hour or two strolling...More

Thank Sandy G
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Local Council keeps thess gardens looking fab. I walk there EVERY day and love the change of seasons it exhibits.

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

This is such a great place to sit and relax, walk the dog, have a picnic, just admire the changing seasons. there are so many really old trees, many dating back to the beginnings of the gardens in the 1800's. Then there are the roses...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

The local Botanical Gardens are a perfect place to go if you are looking to relax and unwind - with tree nearly 150 years old, "lake" with resident ducks, clipped lawns, garden beds full of both annuals and perennials, roses in season, rotundas, gazebos, playground,...More

Thank KimBarossaAustralia
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We met a young friend & her 5-year old daughter for a picnic lunch & were pleased with our choice of where to meet. The children's playground is excellent, there are good, clean toilets nearby & plenty of picnic tables & seats with rubbish bins...More

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Grab something to eat and just chill in the Garden. They have markets on a monthly basis which stock home cooked delights, fresh veggies, Coffee and cakes and plants along with some chickens/ Birds/ Quail. Got to love the county folk ! Fun for all...More

Thank saltandpepper1000
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Small garden but very well maintained with very interesting mature trees and lovely flowers in bloom. There is a lake inhabited by ducks. Lovely place for a walk or to sit down and enjoy peace and quiet. Near town centre and when I visited there...More

Thank jivattatva
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

These were great gardens and well treed, good paths, green grass (especially when the rest of the town looked like a desert). At night the main path was well lit which was very good as we navigated back from dinner

Thank Neil S
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We always come here when we visit Castlemaine. There are tall shady trees, picnic tables, a huge duck pond, walking tracks and The Mill and its shops are just across the road. There is much to like. This time the roses were in bloom and...More

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