Trott's Garden
Trott's Garden
4.5
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
About
A renown garden which has international acclaim. Considered outstanding for its horticultural value in plant material, design and construction. The whole garden is a peaceful paradise, blooming with an array of colourful flowers, trees and shrubs. Many rare trees, varieties of maples and rhododendrons. The Brantwood Chapel and Belvedere offer a unique facility to hold weddings, funerals and conferences in amongst beautiful garden surroundings.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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764delwynb
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand47 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
The property has recently been taken over by another couple - church has been upgraded and marquee erected.
Very pleasant stroll on a marked circular route
Written 13 November 2023
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Pusslady
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
Stunning gardens , beautifully maintained, gorgeous lunch.
Guided tour.
The new owners have and are making improvements.
Highly recommend
Written 26 October 2023
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David1952_12
Ashburton, New Zealand172 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020 • Couples
As a new resident to Ashburton this was an unexpected find.
The love and devotion that had gone into making this one of the highlights of Ashburton
It is a must experience event and it’s free
Written 24 January 2021
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60stravellers2014
Tauranga, New Zealand394 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
We loved the Trotts Garden - fabulous display of rhodes, & lovely tall specimen trees. Shame that the cafe was not open - not sure if this because of the virus. The garden was laid out similar to some in the UK - great walk. Would recommend.
Written 28 November 2020
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Amanda A
41 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020
We visited this garden on the recommendations of reviews as well as the beautiful photos on their website. Unfortunately we were very disappointed. We did travel end of Sept so possibly looks a lot nicer in Spring/Summer...? Most gardens were bare or had dead plants etc. The only nice part was the 4 swirly gardens (as seen in most photos). The area by the tower smelled like cat wee which wasn't pleasant at all and the area around the church/building was cordoned off so couldn't get a nice look. For having 'international acclaim', I didn't think it was much.
Written 28 October 2020
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Darren M
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
We recently attended a wedding here and the venue was wonderful, so well maintained and looked after. A very relaxing and tranquil location. Recommended.
Written 27 May 2020
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zhuhai2007
Christchurch, New Zealand52,033 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
First time visitor and I highly recommend this for families, garden lovers and photographers - a treasure around every corner. Entry is free although a donation is requested - and strongly recommended as they get no council funding and all the work is done by volunteers!
Picnic tables are a bonus.
Written 1 March 2020
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Paulette P
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand76 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
We have just been to a fabulously stunning wedding, there and the grounds were looking superb. Beautiful setting with the marquee up and the add on room was a great idea by the wedding party.
Written 12 February 2020
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Sue
51 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Very nice garden tucked away on the outskirts of Ashburton. Free but they do request a donation. We visited in January and it was very nice, but in spring you would be able to appreciate the rhododendrons too.
Written 11 February 2020
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Tyler
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Friends
By far the best gardens I’ve visited ever, magical place - these gardens are world class and lovely people who volunteer their time, Nicola was especially cheerful and very helpful! I will be back !
Written 18 January 2020
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