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63 Fendalton Rd | Riccarton, Christchurch 8004, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great gardens and very few people there. Rose's were beautiful despite being late in the season for the first blooming. Can reccomend... many birds were singing yesterday

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HeatherH3808
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice venue for functions along with garden and a beautiful walk on the banks of river Avon make it an enjoyable experience. Rose garden is good and was in bloom when we visited

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rishikesh_Pravasi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long flight or drive, there's nothing better than a stroll through Mona Vale to get some fresh air. The meander along a river showcases some affluent homes and gardens. The Mona Vale glass house is a Victorian masterpiece on a smaller scale. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank internetminx
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We had an hour to kill before flying back to Melb so stopped at Mona vale , we were sooodisapointed we didn’t go earlier and spend a few hours wandering around , such beautiful and well maintained gardens

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bodaleer
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Gardens are amazing, especially in spring, the good wife is over the moon. The house is a treat for those with a historical/architectural bent too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ClarkMills
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful gardens to view. Good and friendly service and lovely food and coffee. Telaxing walk around the area afterwards.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank philippab1956
Reviewed October 14, 2018

A walk through here on a spring day is well worthwhile for the magnificent gardens and to check out the fancy houses over the river. Always seems to be quiet but is a favourite for the locals walking their dogs

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PatchNZ
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Great place to spend an hour or so strolling round the grounds of this historic home. It is situated very close to town. There are several 'rooms' to the gardens and it is a very serene place even when there are other people around. There...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 225Anne225
Reviewed August 19, 2018

My first choice of short walks. Love how calm and peaceful this place is. You can go there sit somewhere and read a book, or just have a short walk and go back.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Atefeh V
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Walk around the area, the gardens and especially inside the house....really breathtaking. Just a short walk from the Doubletree Hotel in Christchurch.

Date of experience: August 2018
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