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Strathalbyn Soldiers Memorial Garden

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by Louis Fameli (subscribe)
www.louisfameli.com
Published March 22nd 2012
Nestled in the centre of Strathalbyn, Soldiers Memorial Garden is a sublime setting for picnics, family outings, social events and gatherings. At the centre of the park is a charming rotunda surrounded by flowers in a manicured garden. The rotunda provides a place to rest and enjoy the surrounding scenery.

Rotary Park
Soldiers Memorial Garden, rotunda


Soldiers Memorial Garden also has large amounts of wide-open spaces, with lush green grass and tall trees giving ample shade during the warmer months. Additionally, there are multiple picnic and outdoor dining areas to use for outings with family or friends. These are ideal for taking a coffee or treat from the bakery to enjoy along the riverbanks.

Rotary Park
Soldiers Memorial Garden, picnic tables from afar


Additionally, located within Soldiers Memorial Garden is the Children's Bridge, providing another scenic space for park goers to enjoy. Strolling along the bridge and being surrounded by the greenery and gardens makes for an exquisite outing during the day or early evening. Also, strolling along the bridge and around the park with a warm beverage in hand would make for an excellent winter activity.

Rotary Park
Soldiers Memorial Garden, flower beds and greenery


Finally, not to be ignored at Soldiers Memorial Garden are the numerous garden beds, which are lined with a wide range of flowers. These highlight the parks picturesque qualities and give the park distinct splashes of colour to complement the greenery and scenery the park has to offer. If travelling to Strathalbyn, take some time to look around the park and soak in the scenery.
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Why? Enjoy the outdoors with family or friends
When: Anytime during the day
Where: Corner of Dawson Street and Albyn Terrace, Strathalbyn
Cost: Free
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