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Penshurst Botanic Gardens

The Penshurst Botanic Gardens is a large reserve of approximately 13 acres bounded by Chesswass, French, Cox and Martin Streets in the township of Penshurst.

Located right in the heart of Penshurst, the gardens revolved around a ‘never failing spring and consist of a natural wetland that was developed into one of the most beautiful botanic gardens in the region.

Penshurst Botanic Gardens – Grampians Picnic Grounds & Swimming Pool

Certainly the perfect place for nature lovers, the gardens boast an impressive collection of native plants across the wetlands. Australian plantings account for 15% of all the plants across the gardens, certainly an elaborate conservation plan that doubles up as an useful public space.

In addition, there are a number of amenities that make the gardens ideal for families. The children’s playground is designed to keep the little ones engaged, and there is there is also a swimming pool and bowling green a few metres from the gardens. For outdoor lovers, nothing beats a picnic by the lake with family and friends. Other amenities provide include ample car and bus parking as well as toilet facilities.

There is also a caravan park located within the park which offers pet friendly powered sites with laundry facilities and easy access to the public swimming pool.

So if you are looking for a great place to relax during your visit to Penshurst, make sure to stop by the Botanic Gardens.

Chesswas Street
Penshurst, VIC

Opening Hours
24 hours

Phone Number
1800 807 056

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