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Bushy Park

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Rangitatau East Rd, Whanganui 5001, New Zealand
+64 6-342 9879
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London
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134 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017

The grounds are lovely to walk around and spot some birds. It all has a very peaceful air. We also had a cream tea at the main house and an impromptu tour around it. It is a wonderful view into the early days of gracious living for settlers (and you can still stay here - spacious rooms but no en... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Fron the fantastic walks through the native bush, our excellent hosts, croquet on the front lawn, delicious Devon tea, superb dinner, all set in a beautifully restored historical homestead! This was an amazing experience. Our hosts went above and beyond to make sure everything was perfect!

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Thank Veronica H
Whanganui, New Zealand
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2016

A wonderful bush experience awaits you behind the historic Main house at Bushy Park. The Trails offer annointated descriptions of many NZ bush plants and features a very special massive historic tree. You can spend an hour or an entire day depending on your schedule. It;s also a great location for weddings!

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Thank Artisteyes
Taupo, New Zealand
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159 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Beautiful Historic Homestead for all to view set on a large property at Bushy Park. Fully fenced property for an awesome native bird sanctuary.

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Thank Merv-Taupo
Whanganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Just a beautiful drive, not far from Whanganui and when you get there it is a very special spot for walks, a delicious scone and cup of tea, bush walks and wildlife. Have not stayed there but it looks a great place to stay for a night or two.

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Thank Steve B
Wanganui
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2012

Lovely drive out to this homestead, which is set in on a large property, formerly a farm, beautiful long drive in from the road, with bush both sides. A predator fence has been erected and more wild life should eventuate. Afternoon tea was set in a historic room and was in keeping with the times with lovely china etc. The... More 

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2012

Not related to Bushy Park near Epson. If you are interested in ancient woodlands, go. Have no knowledge of trees but you learn a lot on the walk round the small forest, an easy 40 minutes. House itself is single storey but gives the impression that it should have another. A bit off the beaten track but still only 30... More 

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2 Thank Mike T
Hastings, New Zealand
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205 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2012

Old preserved homestead. We stopped in for a coffee & walked around several of the tracks thru the bush & among a number of native birds was most impressed to see several Saddlebacks in this predater free area

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Thank SPYC
Whanganui, New Zealand
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2012

To visit the giant 1000 year old rata tree with a girth of 11m always give me shivers down my back - if this thing could talk it would be so great.

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Thank Wanganuilover
Piedmont, California
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284 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2011

If Viv serves the beef stew for dinner, you're in for a treat.

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  • Address: Rangitatau East Rd, Whanganui 5001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-342 9879

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