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Pollard Park

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Address: Parker Street, Blenheim, New Zealand
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Always A Lovely Walk

We've been here many times and have always enjoyed the walking paths through the stunning gardens. The staff must love their work because it is always so nice. We love to walk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We've been here many times and have always enjoyed the walking paths through the stunning gardens. The staff must love their work because it is always so nice. We love to walk through the trees and gardens. It has become a favorite of ours.

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not having been in Blenheim for two years, one of the places we had to visit, sooner rather than later, was of course its principal park of recreation area, the lovely Pollard Park. Having a couple of young children with us, our first target was of course the children's playground, which is well-equipped, well-maintained, clean and dog-free - a most... More 

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Thank Robin S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this park to be somewhat difficult to locate even though people had told me it was easy to find. I also had to cross over an extremely busy road where there appeared to be nowhere safe to cross. The park itself was well-maintained and very green. I should have spent a lot longer in this park, and will... More 

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Thank Tracey1902
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pollard Park is an ideal spot to either wander on one's own, with a friend/companion or with the whole family. There is something for everyone - flowers, trees, space, a community garden, a stream flowing through and a plethora of ducks.

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Thank Colin F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park was beautifully planned, with all manner of picturesque paths and stairs, rocks to climb and explore, an idyllic stream (complete with island and overlooking gazebo) burbling throughout, and a generally gorgeous, whimsical aspect that was truly impressive. A very complete and satisfying park to visit. As cheapskates, and therefore something of park connoisseurs, my partner and I were... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well manicured park with nice playground. Our kids really enjoyed playing there. Beautiful rose garden. Worth a stop if you have extra time in Blenheim, interested in entertaining kids

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Shellharbour, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pollard Park was beautiful...the lawns and flowers were immaculate. The stream of water and bridges was a great to walk through. We had a wonderful afternoon walk around these peaceful gardens.

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Thank jkrichter2017
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really lovely park to spend time in - great walk on well maintained flat pathways, beautiful roses (some smelled divine), excellent playground for the kids. Lots of photo opportunities and kids had a great run around. Heaps of trees for shade too.

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Thank nzfamilytravels
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A surprisingly well thought out and maintained garden and park. A good place to enjoy the sunshine, feed the ducks and view an impressive display of roses. And it's free!

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Thank Andrew W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting with lots to do for all the family. Great play ground and stunningly fragrant gardens, well worth an evening stroll through

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