Rumsey Rose Garden and Murray Gardens
Rumsey Rose Garden
Located near the Macquarie Street Gatehouse Tearooms, Rumsey Rose Garden boasts one of the largest collections of heritage roses in Australia. To see the garden flowering, visit in October-November or in May. The garden is beautiful, with a central lawn surrounded by lush garden beds with paved paths leading to arbours draped with fragrant heritage roses.
For details on hiring Rumsey Rose Garden for a wedding ceremony, see Book an Area.
Located at the George Street Gatehouse, Murray Gardens is a lovely, quiet spot to stop. The shaded garden area with pond, recently underwent restoration works including landscaping, update of park furniture and lighting. Restoration of the southern section of Murray Gardens Creek was done to improve water flows and re-establish ponds, emulating historic water patterns. Murray Gardens is conveniently located close to the Pavilion Flat playground and the O'Connell Street parking area.