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Wendy Whiteley's Secret Garden

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A secret place in a big city

Wendy’s garden is one of those places that you can get away from the madding crowd. It peaceful and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
valdaj2015
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Canberra, Australia
Amazing

It is hard to believe that a place like this actually exists so close to the heart of such a busy... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
cellmate2121
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Adelaide, Australia
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Everyone needs a secret garden in their life and you’re invited to visit Wendy's, a public garden and much loved oasis in the heart of Sydney. Located a short walk over the Sydney Harbour Bridge, or stroll from Milsons Point and North Sydney train...more
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Near Luna Park | via Clark Park, Lavender St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060 N.S.W., Australia
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+61 2 9936 8100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wendy’s garden is one of those places that you can get away from the madding crowd. It peaceful and beautiful just to wander. To sit and reflect. If you are artistic it is a lovely place to paint. But don’t forget to wander down to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is hard to believe that a place like this actually exists so close to the heart of such a busy city. The whole lavender bay area is simply divine, what a way to get out of the hustle and bustle and just soak up...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve visited this garden a few times and I always delight in seeing the faces of my friends who visit for the first time. A lovely hidden gem of Sydney to while away a couple of hours. It’s always a delight to visit!

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Unless you live nearby, not many will travel too far just to visit this small garden despite it's historical background and story. The space is good for small crowd. The tall tree stands out for the tiny space. It's generally well kept and pleasant. It's...More

Thank Good_Partner
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Heaven on Earth for all.. and any... Soul lonely, or together any time of day... and in any weather. For ever nourished feelings are..... eternal ... when ever thriving love terrestrial is . . ... ... ever yours, MR

1  Thank Max R
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Wow, what an amazing garden hidden away behind Luna Park. This garden is like something from a magical movie with its wooden hand rails, rickety old steps, plants and trees with their deformed branches hanging down. There are plenty of beautiful old tables and chairs...More

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 15 September 2018

So many nooks and crannies to explore! I've visited twice - for a birthday picnic each time! One for twin girls, another for an 80 year old! Happy times in a most beautiful setting. Wonderful memorial for one of Australia's great painters, I believe, created...More

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

It’s so cute and adorable. Feel like I am in a story book. Amazing place to chill with friends, family or your another half. My husband and I both loved this place so much. We didn’t expect it could be so nice.

Thank Explore811213
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Pack a lunch and go and enjoy this little gem. Spend time walking the many paths and taking in the many vistas. Words really can't express the amazing place that has been created by Wendy. Visiting at other times of the year will be a...More

1  Thank sheryl m
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Just a beautiful place to sit and relax, with gorious views over the harbour. Quiet, peaceful, magnificent

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Response from rogeria l | Reviewed this property |
sorry for this late response. Anytime is a good time to visit this special natural area within a large city. A fine day makes it more enjoyable of course.
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Response from raura | Reviewed this property |
I would catch the train. A long walk from St Leonards.
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