Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne

4.7
#4 of 58 in Parks in Melbourne
Located in the heart of Melbourne, Fitzroy Gardens add to the city’s claim to being the Garden City of Australia. Within 26 hectares (64 acres) of the gardens, you will find Victorian-era landscaped lawns and avenues lined with English elms, unusual fountains, and flowers. Visit Captain Cook’s Cottage, the former Yorkshire home of the English captain who discovered Australia. The cottage was shipped and reconstructed stone by stone in 1934. Nearby is quirky carved Fairies’ Tree, a 300-year-old stump embellished with pixies and kangaroos. As you stroll through the gardens, stop at a replica Tudor village. Walk the People’s Path, a loop walkway paved with 10,000 engraved bricks. Keep your eyes open for possums and ducks. Using our online itinerary creator, Melbourne attractions like Fitzroy Gardens can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A peaceful haven away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Cooks Cottage is located here, and though we didn't pay to go inside, we did walk around the perimeter for a look. The Conservatory is spe...  more »
  • I loved these gardens...be sure not to miss Captain Cook's Cottage brought all the way from England...beautiful setting..lovely to see...I highly recommend these gardens if you need to select just one...  more »
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  • Lovely well maintained gardens. Makes a good lunch time walk or jog! There's always a new pocket to find. Recommend
  • Amazing and well maintained garden. Really clean and perfect to spend time recharging your battery under one of its many trees. I love this place

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