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Joan Williamson Rose Garden

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Fragrance and Peace

No thats not the name of a rose, its what we found here. Very few roses were in great condition as... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Nice Garden

This is a really well kept, pretty garden. The rose collection is super. There are benches to allow... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2018
John L
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24 Mar 2018
“Fragrance and Peace”
31 Jan 2018
“Nice Garden”
Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

No thats not the name of a rose, its what we found here. Very few roses were in great condition as it was the end of season and there had been heavy rain. However on occasion a lovely fragrance blew across the path. I imagine...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 31 January 2018

This is a really well kept, pretty garden. The rose collection is super. There are benches to allow you to ponder and relax with a nice covered area in the middle. Very nice place.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank John L
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Beautiful blossoms and fragrances, with many benches offering lake views and perfume. It was lovely to take a few minutes to reflect on the loveliness of the roses while simultaneously resting our feet! If you have a few minutes, take the time to walk through...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Connie H
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We lovely visiting the rose garden when we visit Taupo. It's very relaxing and the roses are beautiful. A little piece of heaven

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank banana36
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Bus stopped hre for rest room break. The Rose Gardens are beautiful, and were in full bloom, many splendid colours, and fragrances

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Lynette W
Reviewed 25 May 2017

My Faimly grow Rose/ so its always amazing to see rose garden in Citys/Towns and Taupo is one of them.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Merv-Taupo
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This Rose Garden in Taupo is just so amazing! Situated in the heart of this secluded town, the garden boasts of the many colours and forms of roses. It was exciting to see different plots of roses in different sizes with interesting names! This is...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Grace A
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We stumbled on the rose garden when looking for the museum (which was closed) but the range of varieties and the obvious care with which this, quite large, garden is kept kept us there much longer than we had anticipated. If you think that part...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Our group visited here and the roses were beautiful. There was parking and a shaded area to sit and relax.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank simpo1590
Reviewed 14 May 2016

This is a most pleasant, lovely site in central Taupo to see and smell, to wander in and relax! Near the museum and the special exhibition garden

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank jaypot2015
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