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Barkly Gardens

Mary Street, | Junnction of Mary Street, Maddern Street and Coppin Street, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
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Lovely park to enjoy the autumn weather

Well looked after. Walking paths great condition. Play are looks well thought out. Good area for... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2018
Carofish58
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Gold Coast, Australia
Some peace among the traffic

The playground is really modern and exciting. I would bring family here just to experience that... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2018
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
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“bbqs” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mary Street, | Junnction of Mary Street, Maddern Street and Coppin Street, Richmond, Yarra, Victoria 3121, Australia
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Well looked after. Walking paths great condition. Play are looks well thought out. Good area for dogs to exercise.

Thank Carofish58
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

The playground is really modern and exciting. I would bring family here just to experience that. There are dog off-leash areas at the North and South ends of the Park (Alan Bain Reserve). In the centre is the playground, seating, shelters, BBQs and water fountains....More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017

Barkly Gardens, so handy for us to visit, have been kept in excellent condition by City of Yarra for a long, long time. The planting of new trees, landscaping of the central area and the general quality of the maintenance is outstanding, and the great...More

Thank Johnarc
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

The Playground has recently been upgraded and great for primary aged kids. Good BBQs and very close to the yarra river bike trail.

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Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Great garden hidden away in backstreet of Richmond down by yarra river. Quite a large garden with beautiful old trees. Also close to the Yarra trail

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Reviewed July 17, 2016

Melbourne is full of small and medium sized parks that are one of the best features of the city. Barkly Gardens is one of these in the increasingly popular and now very trendy suburb of Richmond. There is nothing particularly special about this little park...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2016

as others have said, this is an attractive park mostly visited by locals with dogs and children. If you are in Richmond this might be a good picnic spot or just the place to have a quiet walk and get a sense of the character...More

Thank John P
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Reviewed May 19, 2016

A great place to walk the dog or just take stroll and relax.On many a visit i have seen small and large groups of people just enjoying the park.There is a BBQ area and for the children there is a area for them as well...More

Thank VS1721
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

These gardens are great during both summer and winter. During the summer its a great place to gather the family and have a picnic. There are bbs and tables , and it is a really lovely area to sit back and enjoy the quiet ....More

Thank 323pelagia
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Reviewed April 17, 2016

Open spaces, BBQs and ample seats. This is a quiet place to escape for a lunch in the park (BYO) or just some time out.

Thank RobCinOz
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