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Cockington Green

11 Gold Creek Rd, Nicholls 2913, Australia
+61 2 6230 2273
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Cockington Green Gardens is a family owned and business and has been in operation since 1979.We offer a unique experience for all ages, with meticulously constructed scale reproductions of building from all round the world, set amongst beautiful gardens and lush green lawns.With other features such as a Steam Train Ride, Fully licensed light refreshment area, magnificent "Waverly"Dolls house, Barbecue picnic area and Fully stocked souvenir shops, Cockington Green Gardens makes a perfect place for the whole family to visit.
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11 Gold Creek Rd, Nicholls 2913, Australia
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+61 2 6230 2273
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a family business that opened in 1979. The attention to detail is extraordinary and the upkeep on the gardens and miniature displays must be a lot of work. Loved the International section and felt like we were in England when strolling through the...More

Thank KeSH15
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi KeSH15, Thank you for taking the time to review us, we do appreciate and love hearing about our patrons experiences in our display. Many Thanks

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible. I especially enjoyed that there were some humour in the placement of some of the miniature people. Try spotting the golfer being eaten by a crocodile or the horse beating up his rider. Impeccable attention to detail. Train ride is a nice touch. Pram...More

Thank Neopiya8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here on 29th September,lovely spring day in Canberra,the grounds of this attraction are perfect and in miniature,beautiful landscapes with sheep horses etc as well as miniature English villages, complete with trains running,windmills turning.They also have a live steam miniature train which takes passengers, a...More

Thank MargChrisB
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi MargChrisB, Thank you for taking the time to review us. Glad to hear that you enjoyed our display onot a lovely spring day to, they have been far and few between of late. Many Thanks

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a miniature of many places in the world. It is very well done and having visit many of the places featured, it's fairly accurate. The garden setting is wonderful with many plants and flowers. It has a good gift shop and cafe...More

Thank Susan P
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Susan P, Thank you for your review. It is always lovely to hear that people have enjoyed our display and the time and effort that is put in to make it the award winning attraction that it is. Many Thanks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a great place to visit. The level of detail in the miniature buildings is amazing, the manicured lawns and gardens are stunning. Nice little coffee shop with good quality coffee.

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I took our visitors from Laos to visit one of Canberra's "must see" places on a fairly pleasant August day. I haven't visited for over two years now and was pleasantly surprised to find quite a few new models exhibited. As usual...More

Thank Clem_6701
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Clem_6701, Thank you for your lovely review, it is always nice to hear that people have had a repeat visit and noticed the changes and additions that we have made. Many Thanks

Reviewed 18 August 2017

This was such a surprise and just so amazing to think all these houses/buildings were hand built.. just the lawns are bloody amazing! Each scene has it's own little quirk. this place was very busy..many tourists.. we went there on a weekday.. i think weekends...More

Thank lois g
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi lois g, Thank you for your terrific review, glad you enjoyed, hope to see you again in the future. Cheers

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Very interesting walk around the area, looking at the miniatures, especially in the international area. Great buildings, that took thousands of hours to build and are a great insight to that of different countries. Takes around an hour to walk around

Thank Caleb R
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi Caleb R, Thanks for taking at the time to review us, glad you could appreciate the time and effort that has gone into these amazing displays, we appreciate your comments. Many Thanks

Reviewed 12 August 2017

As part of the Canberra 3infun deal I got from Viator, I drove to Cockington Greens Gardens, also saw other people that came from the AIS previously. After entering the gardens, I immediately noticed how well-maintained the place is, with the grass, the model houses/castles/landmarks,...More

Thank Toan N
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We added this place to our list of things to see in Canberra, it was great. The detail put into the displays is great and a lovey activity to do in the sun. The UK section was great and reminded us of home, the International...More

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ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi mightypink6, Thank you for your review, always love hearing that people have enjoyed our display. Many Thanks

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BaileysLatte
7 January 2017|
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Response from ManagerCGG | Property representative |
Hi Baileys, We recommend a minimum of 1 hour to walk through. If you are planning to stay for a while have some lunch, take a train ride, then purchase our value pack which includes entry, steam train rides, souvenir guide... More
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Aretha L
2 September 2015|
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Response from K2Canberra | Reviewed this property |
If you're driving down from Sydney (approx. 3hrs drive) Apse Tours has a local tour which includes Cockington Green. If you have children 3 In Fun Canberra has a tour which also includes Questacon & Australian Institute of... More
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mimma1936
23 January 2015|
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Response from victorlsmith | Reviewed this property |
I travelled by private vehicle, but I did see buses passing this wonderful attraction. This link will guide you from Canberra City Business District to Cockington Green Gardens at Nicholls, ACT. I visited "my transit" on... More
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