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Fordham Gardens

Camberwell Road, Camberwell, Victoria 3124, Australia
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Lovely spacious gardens

Well maintained, spacious, with lovely trees. The gardens have a children's playground with swings... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Christine c
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Melbourne, Australia
Fairly civilized

It is well maintained and laid out in a traditional European style. It has seating, a playground... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
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“pond” (4 reviews)
“bridge” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Camberwell Road, Camberwell, Victoria 3124, Australia
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Well maintained, spacious, with lovely trees. The gardens have a children's playground with swings and climbing bridge, a drinking fountain, gas BBQ and seats. At certain times of the year the grass dies off a bit and has a weed problem, but they do spray...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

It is well maintained and laid out in a traditional European style. It has seating, a playground, BBQs and tables, a pond (currently drained), a rose garden and even the adjoining tram stop is heritage style. There is plenty of space for children to run...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Fordham Gardens is quite lovely. Fordham Gardens has a pond with a bridge, plus lots of mature trees, which are quite magnificent, and flower beds. It has a playground with seats. For inquires call the City of Boroondara on (03) 92784595. Fordham Gardens are quire...More

Thank Jeffry B
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

Plenty of land to take your dog for a run and play ball with your children. There is also a dedicated children's playground with rides for the little ones.

Thank Ocker
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

A good spot if you bring your own everything. The water feature would be very attractive for children and is child safe.

Thank 4Keith1945
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic park that covers huge area. Great spot to take wedding pics. The playground is average. Worth a look and a good place for a picnic.

Thank JohnG3121
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

Nice place to visit. Make sure to be there around afternoon where there is good sunlight. Nice weather.

Thank jainneha
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

I reached this lovely park by the number 75 tram along Camberwell Road but returned to my destination from Hartwell railway station on the Alamein line. There was lovely shade provided by tall eucalypts for warmer days although when I popped in it was cloudy...More

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