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Nice area, with a beautiful view and scenery. Only downside is that the area of the Garden's is compact and walking to the Garden's could prove challenging for some people. All in all a good area to relax and view the bay.
I remember the first time I visited the Blake Garden. Although I live less than a mile away I had never heard of it. A friend mentioned it to me and I decided to look it over. What a treat. The garden is located on...More
The Blake Garden provided a pleasant place for a late afternoon walk and time to enjoy the vista of the bay and Golden Gate Bridge. This garden is in the former home of the president of the University of California. The house is no longer...More
The Blake is a secret gem up in the Berkeley Hills (it's actually in a subset of its own city called Kensington) that few people know about. It's a beautiful and well kept garden with lots of levels and different areas. It was officially made...More
Quiet, uncrowded, easy parking, with interesting paths and a variety of vegetation. I'm no gardener and I didn't find a lot to interest me, but there were people clearly enjoying the quiet and beauty of the site.
Our granddaughter, who lives in Berkeley, took us to this delightful park, The flowers were absolutely amazing! It is a lovely park, with many paths among the varied plantings. From on point, there is a fantastic view of the Bay,
Blake Garden is situated on 12 acres on the Berkeley hills. It is laid out with a formal central area which forms an axis through the house which appears to no longer be used. The gardern becomes enclosed in treed edges on either side and...More