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Address: 11 Gold Creek Rd, Nicholls 2913, Australia
Phone Number: 61 (0)2 6230 2273
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Cockington Green Gardens is a family owned and business and has been in...

Cockington Green Gardens is a family owned and business and has been in operation since 1979.We offer a unique experience for all ages, with meticulously constructed scale reproductions of building from all round the world, set amongst beautiful gardens and lush green lawns.With other features such as a Steam Train Ride, Fully licensed light refreshment area, magnificent "Waverly"Dolls house, Barbecue picnic area and Fully stocked souvenir shops, Cockington Green Gardens makes a perfect place for the whole family to visit.

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Amazing place. Don't miss it!

The other glowing reviews of this place are quite correct. It is wonderful. The miniature buildings are extremely well maintained and the grounds are immaculate! There are lovely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Susie L
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The other glowing reviews of this place are quite correct. It is wonderful. The miniature buildings are extremely well maintained and the grounds are immaculate! There are lovely little jokes (like a man taking a dinosaur for a walk on a leash) scattered throughout the gardens. The train ride is very nice and worth getting the ticket in an entry... More 

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Newman, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I travelled interstate to Canberra specifically to visit Floriade and was very disappointed. Today I went to Cockington Green Gardens and was delighted by everything I saw. The miniature structures were exquisite and the flower planting season were truly gorgeous. Everything was immaculate and certainly outshone Floriade.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited 15years ago thought we would check in once more. Gorgeous miniature village with great attention to smallest detail..well manicured gardens and cafe for lunch and snack. Well worth a visit..there is also a train ride over the top of exhibits which both kids and adults enjoy. Short drive out of Canberra city. MUST SEE

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Tamworth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was part of our 3infun pass. We were going to just walk in and spend not much time here, but we enjoyed this place more then we the thought we would. Spent a few hours just looking at the details and finding odd this. Tardis, Star Wars figures.

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Thank lee68g
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this review

Glad we where a pleasant surprise and you enjoyed your visit. It is always pleasing to hear that people have taken the time to find and see the detail within our display. Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Have wanted to visit Cockington Green Gardens for a while & must say I did think it would have a lot more to look at but what we did see did not disappoint. The miniature gardens, people, trains & houses/buildings have all been cleverly crafted & or 3 children enjoyed the mini steam train ride. Expensive though. Family tix $67... More 

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ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed our 3 acres of display. The Family value pack you purchased for $67.00 included your steam train ride ticket, 10% discount vouchers to the Cafe and Souvenir shop as well as a Souvenir guide book. We are very mindful of the expenses to families travelling and as a private attraction do our best to keep our costs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I like going to cockington when in Canberra the miniature buildings are fascinating and quirky and you can spend as little or as much time as you like. The grounds are well maintained and the train ride is worth the wait.

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ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, glad you are a repeat visitor. Our Steam train ride is popular however. More 

Woody Point, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great place to get a feel of the English villages. Well maintained and managed. The only grip is the Philippine display in the international garden looks a bit tired and sparse.

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ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad you enjoyed our display, the Philippine display is on our list for a spruce up. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable day here. The kids 5 and 7 did 3 laps and they loved it. Get the train ride entry package as its best value. Lots of detail and some good adult laughs to be had. The maintenance must be massive as the detail was amazing. Cafe was good for a snack or meal but we... More 

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ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this review

Thanks Rob3193 for posting a review. So glad you took the time to notice the details and enjoy our humour. We really do believe its the little things that count. Look forward to your return visit. More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for something different to do with the kids for a few hours take the trip to Cockington Green. Very enchanting. Nice open space. Lovely clean grounds.

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ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this review

Thanks Mrs L for taking the time to review us, we appreciate your comments. More 

Coffs Harbour, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We squeezed in a visit after school so largely had the place to ourselves. Disappointingly the café was closed but the train operated for just the three of us and was fun. We found the exhibits charming and varied and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Some working exhibits (eg the mine and the larger train) appeared not to be working... More 

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ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, glad you enjoyed the display. Unfortunately, some displays need maintenance and we do this at the end of the day. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

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