Central Gardens
Central Gardens
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Julie L
Melbourne, Australia12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
Comfortable
Beautiful
Peaceful
Well groomed and cared for
Not enough seating
Very pretty plants well looked after
Written 11 October 2022
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,313 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
Central Gardens can be hired for weddings, christenings and other functions; the mature trees and rolling lawns make it favourable for such events. There's a water fountain in memory of Cr William Cowper dating from the Edwardian era. There is also a rotunda and BBQ with tables and benches. Toilets are provided. The Gardens are large for a middle suburban area, and are just over 3 ha (7 acres).
Written 23 October 2021
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,313 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2021
Hawthorn is an estasblished Melbourne suburb dating from the 19th century. The Central Gardens are in the heart of this garden suburb. They feature magnificent mature trees and sweeping lawns. The Gardens feature a rotunda, which can be hired for functions. The 'rooms' created by the trees provide picturesque photo opportunities. The Gardens have BBQs and picnic tables. The rocket ship is popular with yougsters; so is the super-long slide. The Gardens are well-known to local residents and students.
Written 6 July 2021
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,313 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021
Central Park's best known feature among the younger set is the Rocket, which is a great adventure to climb; it also has an extra-long slide. The gardens have lush foliage, meandering paths and 'green rooms' for photography. Since they were established in 1900, the gardens have had their ups and downs, but they remain one of Hawthorn's favorite places; the gardens can be hired for functions.
Written 27 February 2021
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Andrew T
Hawthorn, Australia67 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
This well treed and shady park is a great spot for young families with a famous Rocket for the kids to play on. Originally a brick quarry it now is a quiet haven and a nice spot to find a shady spot to relax and read a book on the lawns.
Written 23 January 2021
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RodnJude
Canberra, Australia653 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
We met some friends here for a lovely afternoon in the sun, easy to get to on public transport and plenty of car parking. Great playground, bbq's and picnic tables, the grounds and trees and just gorgeous.
Written 5 April 2020
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Traveller
Melbourne, Australia15,798 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
My wife and I live in a house near this place. We had some spare time and decided to have a walk in these gardens. The weather was very pleasant. This place is always well maintained.
Written 12 December 2019
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Sharda S
Melbourne, Australia33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2019 • Friends
Whilst we use this park as a way to Glenferrie Rd, it is a beautiful park to do laps of either walking or jogging. The lawns are immaculately kept and the floral display is good. The well established trees are beautiful to lie under and watch the clouds sail past. The Rocket Ship Park as it fondly known is a great hit with the kids along with the play equipment but is located in its own section and away from other sections of the park. Our beautiful local park !
Written 11 June 2019
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Kym B
Balnarring, Australia329 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2019 • Couples
Great park! Beautiful trees and lawn. Gardens great. We loved the playground but there are good bbqs and toilets too. Coffee in Swinburne across the road
Written 7 June 2019
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Michael C
Melbourne, Australia6,152 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Family
Attended a large family celebration here. Central location. Plenty of nearby car parking, Well maintained garden and lawn areas. Good facilities including toilets, picnic tables, bbqs and playground with rocket ship feature. Rocket Park!
Written 1 April 2019
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