Open Gardens

Phone. 02 4871 2888
tourism@wsc.nsw.gov.au

Beautiful gardens have always been a drawcard for visits to the Southern Highlands, with the region being blessed with some of Australia's best private gardens, and now is the time to plan your next visit, with Spring and Autumn being the optimal times.

Events

Red Cow Farm Open Garden

Tuesday 18 September - Sunday 19 May , 10am - 4pm
7480 Illawarra Highway, Sutton Forest
PH. 02 4868 1842

You are able to visit this unique cool climate garden everyday except Christmas Day. 2.5 acres, 20 garden rooms, lake, kitchen garden and MORE.

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Perennial Hill Open Garden

Friday 19 April - Monday 22 April , 10am to 4pm
1 Nero Street, Mittagong
PH. 0409 244 200

Perennial Hill, established in 2001, is a one acre, cool-climate garden on Mt. Gibraltar.

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Open Garden Chinoiserie

Friday 19 April - Monday 22 April , 10am - 4.30pm
23 Webb Street, Mittagong
PH. 02 4872 3003

Chinoiserie is renowned for it's collection of tree & herbaceous Peonies collected around the world from China, Japan, Europe & America. VIEW MORE for opening dates.

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Retford Park Open Garden

Friday 19 April - Monday 22 April , 10AM-3PM
Retford Park, 1325 Old South Road, Bowral
PH. (02) 4861 1933

James Fairfax AC has always believed that Retford Park should be preserved for the enjoyment and benefit of future generations, particularly those of the local district.

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Milton Park - Open Garden

Tuesday 23 April - Tuesday 30 April , 9.30am - 4:00pm
Horderns Road, Bowral
PH. 02 4861 8100

Arguably the most awarded private garden in Australia, Milton Park features in excess of 40 acres of sweeping lawns and individual specimens of rarity, splendour & historic interest at every turn.

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Perennial Hill Open Garden

Saturday 27 April - Sunday 28 April , 10am to 4pm
1 Nero Street, Mittagong
PH. 0409 244 200

Perennial Hill, established in 2001, is a one acre, cool-climate garden on Mt. Gibraltar.

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SHBG Autumn Gardens and Plant Fair 2019

Saturday 27 April - Sunday 28 April , 9am - 4pm
Southern Highlands Botanical Gardens, Cnr Kangaloon Road and Old South Road, Bowral
PH. 4861 4899

With the autumn leaves falling and beautiful mild days, it's the perfect time to visit the Southern Highlands!

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Open Garden The Vale Penrose

Saturday 27 April , 10am-4pm
The Vale, 80 Kareela Road, Penrose
PH. 0411 796 315

Tucked away on a secluded estate adjacent to Penrose State Forest, The Vale is a hidden gem in the gardens of the Southern Highlands. The Vale is home to mature quercus varieties and more recent plant …

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Retford Park Open Garden

Saturday 4 May - Sunday 5 May , 10AM-3PM
Retford Park, 1325 Old South Road, Bowral
E. spollock@nationaltrust.com.au

James Fairfax AC has always believed that Retford Park should be preserved for the enjoyment and benefit of future generations, particularly those of the local district.

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Retford Park Open Garden

Saturday 1 June - Sunday 2 June , 10AM-3PM
Retford Park, 1325 Old South Road, Bowral
E. spollock@nationaltrust.com.au

James Fairfax AC has always believed that Retford Park should be preserved for the enjoyment and benefit of future generations, particularly those of the local district.

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Retford Park Open Garden

Saturday 6 July - Sunday 7 July , 10AM-3PM
Retford Park, 1325 Old South Road, Bowral
E. spollock@nationaltrust.com.au

James Fairfax AC has always believed that Retford Park should be preserved for the enjoyment and benefit of future generations, particularly those of the local district.

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Retford Park Open Garden

Saturday 3 August - Sunday 4 August , 10AM-3PM
Retford Park, 1325 Old South Road, Bowral
E. spollock@nationaltrust.com.au

James Fairfax AC has always believed that Retford Park should be preserved for the enjoyment and benefit of future generations, particularly those of the local district.

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5TH CHAPTER ESTATE OPEN GARDEN

Friday 23 August , 10:00am to 3:30pm*
217 Walkers Lane, Avoca
E. garden@fifthchapter.com.au

5th Chapter Estate gardens are amongst the best in the Southern Highlands.

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Retford Park Open Garden

Saturday 31 August - Sunday 1 September , 10AM-3PM
Retford Park, 1325 Old South Road, Bowral
E. spollock@nationaltrust.com.au

James Fairfax AC has always believed that Retford Park should be preserved for the enjoyment and benefit of future generations, particularly those of the local district.

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5TH CHAPTER ESTATE OPEN GARDEN

Saturday 14 September - Sunday 15 September , 10:00am to 3:30pm*
217 Walkers Lane, Avoca
E. garden@fifthchapter.com.au

5th Chapter Estate gardens are amongst the best in the Southern Highlands.

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5TH CHAPTER ESTATE OPEN GARDEN

Friday 20 September - Monday 23 September , 10:00am to 3:30pm
217 Walkers Lane, Avoca
E. garden@fifthchapter.com.au

5th Chapter Estate gardens are amongst the best in the Southern Highlands.

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Tulip Time

Tuesday 24 September - Monday 7 October , 9am to 4pm Sunday to Friday & 9am to 5pm Saturdays (last entry 30 mins prior to closing)
Corbett Gardens, Bendooley Street, Bowral
E. tuliptime@wsc.nsw.gov.au

Tulip Time, is celebrated as one of Australia's leading floral Festivals run annually in Corbett Gardens, Bowral, Southern Highlands.

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5TH CHAPTER OPEN GARDEN

Saturday 28 September - Monday 30 September , 10.00AM TO 3.30PM*
217 Walkers Lane, Avoca
E. info@fifthchapter.com.au

The 10 acres of garden are predominantly traditional English in style with separate enclosed French garden, Japanese garden and rose gardens.

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5TH CHAPTER ESTATE OPEN GARDEN

Friday 4 October - Monday 7 October , 10:00am to 3:30pm*
217 Walkers Lane, Avoca
E. garden@fifthchapter.com.au

5th Chapter Estate gardens are amongst the best in the Southern Highlands.

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Retford Park Open Garden

Saturday 5 October - Sunday 6 October , 10AM-3PM
Retford Park, 1325 Old South Road, Bowral
E. spollock@nationaltrust.com.au

James Fairfax AC has always believed that Retford Park should be preserved for the enjoyment and benefit of future generations, particularly those of the local district.

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Open Garden The Vale Penrose

Saturday 5 October , 10am-4pm
The Vale, 80 Kareela Road, Penrose
E. thevalepenrose@gmail.com

Tucked away on a secluded estate adjacent to Penrose State Forest, The Vale is a hidden gem in the gardens of the Southern Highlands.The Vale is home to mature quercus varieties and more recent planti …

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5TH CHAPTER ESTATE OPEN GARDEN

Saturday 12 October - Sunday 13 October , 10:00am to 3:30pm*
217 Walkers Lane, Avoca
E. garden@fifthchapter.com.au

5th Chapter Estate gardens are amongst the best in the Southern Highlands.

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RETFORD PARK OPEN GARDEN

Saturday 2 November - Sunday 3 November , 10AM - 3 PM
1325 OLD SOUTH ROAD, BOWRAL
E. spollock@nationaltrust.com.au

James Fairfax AC has always believed that Retford Park should be preserved for the enjoyment and benefit of future generations, particularly those of the local district.

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5TH CHAPTER OPEN GARDEN

Saturday 9 November - Sunday 10 November , 10.00AM TO 3.30PM*
217 Walkers Lane, Avoca
E. info@fifthchapter.com.au

The 10 acres of garden are predominantly traditional English in style with separate enclosed French garden, Japanese garden and rose gardens.

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RETFORD PARK OPEN GARDEN

Saturday 30 November - Sunday 1 December , 10 AM - 3 PM
1325 OLD SOUTH ROAD, BOWRAL
E. spollock@nationaltrust.com.au

James Fairfax AC has always believed that Retford Park should be preserved for the enjoyment and benefit of future generations, particularly those of the local district.

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Open Garden The Vale Penrose

Saturday 18 January , 10am-4pm
The Vale, 80 Kareela Road, Penrose
E. thevalepenrose@gmail.com

Tucked away on a secluded estate adjacent to Penrose State Forest, The Vale is a hidden gem in the gardens of the Southern Highlands.The Vale is home to mature quercus varieties and more recent planti …

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