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Peaceful garden.

Is something very simple: two beautiful lawns with a “rose Central feature”. Roses were towards the... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Nice display of the roses

Small garden with amazing roses, the smell of blooming flowers is amazing. Bring blanket and have a... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Feb 21, 2018
“Peaceful garden.”
3 weeks ago
“Attractive Roses”
19 King George Tce, Canberra 2600, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place to enjoy roses. They were so beautiful and I like the smell of roses. They had all kinds of colors. What a beauty! I went from one rose to another and I was enjoying the beauty of the roses. Worthwhile to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

The National Rose Garden should be free of weeds, invasive grass and dismembered animal carcasses. The roses weren’t deheaded and there was a lack of old rose specimens.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Is something very simple: two beautiful lawns with a “rose Central feature”. Roses were towards the end of flowering but still you can see the effort put in it; the smell of roses when you walk in it is wonderful and you have all the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Travelaround59
Reviewed November 29, 2017

The National Rose Gardens is a beautiful, relaxing place to take the family for a picnic or to just relax on a warm day. Well-maintained grass areas, with stunning rose displays to enjoy. Surrounded by the history of Old Parliamentary House and all the established...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kintamanigirl
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Next to the Old Parliament House and a short walk down form the new Parliament the rose garden offers peace and quiet and a chance to relax during a busy sightseeing day. It is worth getting off the bus a little early and walking through...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank David S
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Unfortunately we went after there had been a frost, so some of the roses were a bit wilted. Non the less, this garden was beautiful. Hubby and I ran around to find the nicest smelling roses. Someone on one of our tours told us that...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank corgan00
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Small garden with amazing roses, the smell of blooming flowers is amazing. Bring blanket and have a picnic on the grass and let the children run around.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank oritv2015
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

very pretty display of roses. a hidden gem. worth a visit when roses are blooming. not well sign posted but easy to find adjacent to each end of old parliment house.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank brucel317
Reviewed February 6, 2017

I love having picnics in the rose gardens. In one shape or other the rose gardens have been growing since the 1930's (I think). The gardens are beautiful and only a short walk to all the different cultural institutions. Also great for bird spotting as...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Micci H
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

This is in Parkes ACT not Parkes NSW, as suggested listed in the wrong area of the country. Very nice but given the raw steer when it comes yo area searched

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank ParkesHelen
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