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Cockington Green Gardens

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Published January 18th 2012
Cockington Green Gardens is a landmark attraction and is located approximately 15 minutes out of Canberra city in the suburb of Nicholls.

The park is a fascinating display of miniature buildings set among stunning gardens. Almost 35,000 flowers are planted each year to add colour to the display.

The facilities include Parsons Nose Garden Café, Rose Room Indoor Exhibition and Gift Shop, Picnic Area, Gas BBQs, kids playground, miniature steam train rides.

Opening times are between 9.30am – 5pm, 7 days a week.

Cockington Green Gardens is divided into two areas – Original and International:

The original section showcases the very best and unusual styles of architecture found in various areas throughout the UK.
The international part displays multicultural buildings, representing 30 countries including Argentina, Childe, Iran, Israel, Mauritius, Jordan, Lithuania etc.

For an amazing experience, take a steam train ride at night and enjoy displays lit with hundreds of tiny lights.

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Why? Stunning display of miniature buildings and gardens
When: 7 days a week
Where: Gold Creek Road, Nicholls ACT
Cost: Adults - $17.50, Children $9.50, Family $49.00
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That looks like a perfect day trip where you can hope to see everything in one go as it doesn't look too big. Very charming.
by Kristin Ravelle (score: 2|304) 1658 days ago
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