Peacock Fountain

Peacock Fountain, Christchurch: Address, Phone Number, Peacock Fountain Reviews: 4/5

Peacock Fountain
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Howard A
Auckland, New Zealand201 contributions
Brilliant Water Feature
Jan 2021
A beautiful fountain in stunning surroundings. It was built with money donated by John Peacock (hence the name) to the Christchurch Beautifying Society. It was unveiled in 1911 and is as lovely today as it must have been then.
If it is not doing much when you arrive wait a few minutes. It will start up. It is on a timer.
My wife and I sat and ate a packed lunch on a bench there. It was very peaceful.
Written 20 January 2021
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Naina-Damani
London, UK1,032 contributions
BEAUTIFUL FOUNTAIN AND SURROUNDING.
Feb 2020
Peacock Fountain is one of the glories of the Christchurch Botanical Gardens which was bought by the Christchurch Beautifying Society.
Written 11 December 2020
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FyreFaery
Tomar, Portugal97 contributions
Always a beautiful moment with the Peacock Fountain
Jun 2020
A lovely piece of Christchurch history this Victorian foundation spent many years in storage before being restored and installed in the Christchurch Bontantical Gardens. Always a few special moments spent here in admiration.
Written 28 June 2020
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Cliff J
London, UK1,915 contributions
Peacock?
Mar 2020
Located inside the Botanic Gardens, near the main entrance. You may wonder why its call the Peacock Fountain as there is not a peacock in sight; dolphins, herons yes but no peacocks. In fact it's named after John Thomas Peacock, a local trader, politician and philanthropist, who left a bequest in 1905 to the Christchurch Beautifying Society. Made of cast-iron in three tiers, in the centre of a circular pool, standing 7.6 metres tall and it's lit at night.
Written 18 April 2020
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Jeff1903
King's Lynn, UK1,566 contributions
Stylish
Mar 2020
A stylish fountain within the Botanic gardens, which you will probably encounter on your travels. Beautifully restored - but where are the peacocks?
Written 14 March 2020
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Robert D
Caloundra, Australia77 contributions
Surprise
Feb 2020
Just outside the Museum, is the Peacock Fountain, very old, clean and still working today, beautiful
Written 6 March 2020
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Mike G
Waiuku, New Zealand152 contributions
Peaceful
Feb 2020
Not a peacock to be seen, the birds adorning the fountain are herons. Its is named after a John Peacock who bequeathed a sum of money for beatification of parks. A lovely sight when all jets going
Written 26 February 2020
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jrdh
450 contributions
Elegant and ornate
Feb 2020 • Couples
We came across this as we strolled though the Botanical gardens. With all the water jets open it is a great sight to see - worth taking a look at the elegant and ornate fountain on your walk round Christchurch
Written 21 February 2020
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Jane Henderson
Melbourne, Australia69 contributions
wonderful
Feb 2020
Such a fabulous place to visit. Just wonderful and can spend so many hours here just relaxing or walking for hours
Written 18 February 2020
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Juan Carlos M
11 contributions
A nice point in the journey
Jan 2020
A Water Fountain well maintained, clean and functional, but it has nothing exceptional or great about it. The beauty and peace of the surroundings give you a great opportunity to relax and enjoy the moment. It is located in the main entrance to the Botanic Garden.
The name of the fountain relates to the philanthropist, John T. Peacock, who provided the money to buy the fountain.
Written 4 February 2020
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