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Beautifully designed Native formal and not formal garden, with bridges. Water wheel, Lake with ducks

This is such a peacful picturesque resful and pretty walk through native gardens with bridges... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Linde W
Auckland, New Zealand
Gorgeous small park in town

Do not miss this park. The trees are a happening in themselves. It is small, but lovely. A quiet... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mark G
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is such a peacful picturesque resful and pretty walk through native gardens with bridges, water wheels, a sculpture walk. Lots of benches to sit and chat in the peace and quiet. A lovely Podium with bench seats. Resturarant beside the gardens that looks out...More

Thank Linde W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Do not miss this park. The trees are a happening in themselves. It is small, but lovely. A quiet and special spot near downtown Nelson.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These gardens are central, easy to access, and worth a visit we found them a very pleasant way to see a local representative garden

Thank Narziss
Reviewed 5 June 2018

It was my first visit. May is not the best time to see gardens and I am sure these gardens will be beautiful in spring. However, to walk alongside the water gave me a feeling of serenity.

1  Thank laurelj31
Reviewed 23 May 2018

My first experience of the gardens was walking to the Cafe at the Suter Art Gallery - it was just lovely with loads of Fantails flitting around magically as fantails do. Nice place to wander, lots of trees, a stream complete with a variety of...More

Thank KiwiKerry53
Reviewed 21 May 2018

A wonderful garden to meander through and get back to nature. We visited on a wet day, but still the gardens had lots to offer. It is a tranquil place, lots of wonderful species of trees and the ducks are a delight to watch. A...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 20 May 2018

One of my favourite parts of Nelson is this garden. I found myself drifting off into another world as I ambled through the gardens on discovering it. Wonderful lakes and ponds, filled with ducks of many types, I still don't know the names of the...More

Thank periclesbacchus
Reviewed 9 May 2018

So very pretty! Obsessed with the fountains & flowers. Right next to the Suter Art Gallery so great to hit 2 birds with 1 stone.

Thank Kaylin C
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Maintained by volunteers this is an exquisite garden, built around a large rose garden and an ornamental lake. It's a tranquil and relaxing place to walk through, with lots of very informative panels describing the plants and the history of the gardens. Lit at night...More

Thank Chuffer81A
Reviewed 16 April 2018

These lovely gardens are generally quiet and peaceful and provide a little haven away from the town. Well worth a visit as it has a good mix of planting

Thank Martin and Sue C
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