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Beautiful seven acre display garden in the heart of the Yarra Valley. Featuring seven distinct garden areas, with seasonal displays. Extensive plant nursery with interesting and unusual plants. Café with great coffee and Devonshire teas and cakes.
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1210 Melba Hwy | Yarra Glen, Victoria 3775, Australia
All reviewsfull bloomyarra glenedible gardenplant nurseryautumn foliagewide range of plantsnative gardenentry feemorning or afternoon teabeautiful photosan easy strollfor salenursery staffdifferent areasworth a visitcouple of hourswisteria
Had last visited these gardens in spring, so saw a huge change as most of the flowers had gone, but the garden didn't disappoint. Of course the meadows of wildflowers (which are annual) had vanished but many of the garden 'rooms' with their lovely structural...More
Prue V, Public Relations Manager at Alowyn Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
Hello, thank you so much for your generous words about Alowyn Gardens.We are so glad you enjoyed your winter walk around our 7 acres of gardens. Three weeks on from your visit and the gardens have transformed once again. There are hundreds of bulbs, mainly...More
Wandering through this amazing garden speaks to one's soul. Breathing in the scents and sights of the seven acre site, with many different themed gardens, discovering private sun soaked seating areas, avenues of autumn foliage, an abundance of birdlife! The promise of spring waiting to...More
Such a beautiful spot in the beautiful Yarra Valley.... Take a leisurely stroll around the grounds and take in the seven different gardens....
Take something home from the nursery or enjoy as coffee in the cafe..
Plenty to see if you like a walk that takes in lots of gardens. The garden guide is not too good and the cafe is slow and expensive. The nursery plants are good value for money, I would take a picnic next time. It is...More
We were very looking forward to visiting these gardens, upon seeing the beautiful photos that are posted here and on the Alowyn Gardens Website.
Unfortunately most of the 'gardens' are tired, very unkempt and neglected. The whole property needs an injection of life as at...More
They are sweet gardens which you can walk around in about 20 mins. But they are quite tired and unkempt. The entry fee is $10 which seems a lot when you compare it with our magnificent botanical gardens in Melbourne that are HUGE, STUNNING,WONDERFULLY-MANICURED and...More
We are touring as a group from Perth, to see some wonderful gardens of Melbourne. Alowyn Gardens were amazing, beautifully designed spaces, to create a different feel in each. Thanks Prue for your enthusiastic presentation of your story of creation. Megan
We spent a nice hour here walking round the different gardens that are very distinct and well maintained, from the French gardens to the Perennial Borders to the Vegetable Gardens. All focus on different themes. The Wisteria tunnel was also pretty special and I’m sure...More
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Prue V, Public Relations Manager at Alowyn Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018
It is great to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Alowyn Gardens. The gardens are very seasonal and are constantly changing, you experienced late Summer during your visit. Autumn is just around the corner, with cooler nights, beautiful foliage and lots...More