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Pollard Park

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Address: Parker Street, Blenheim, New Zealand

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Restorative essence of tranquility

An exquisitely designed and maintained public gardens and park. We loved our wanderings there after a 3 day tramp up in the high country. The flower beds were an assault on the... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

An exquisitely designed and maintained public gardens and park. We loved our wanderings there after a 3 day tramp up in the high country. The flower beds were an assault on the optics and the rose garden for which 3 gardeners apologised (has been very hot and gusty over the last month), in actual fact needed no such sentiment expressed.... More 

Thank fizzylicious
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190 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

THis park combines play areas, tennis and pétanque courts, a stream , a wonderful rose garden, a camellia garden and plenty of shade, All very nicely kept for a public amenity.

Thank accidentaltourist_8
Blenheim, New Zealand
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191 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful park with walks, fitness trail kids playground large trees and a lovely stream running through it. Short walk from town centre. Map and directions are at Seymour Square.

Thank Angela W
Christchurch, New Zealand
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We've been here many times and have always enjoyed the walking paths through the stunning gardens. The staff must love their work because it is always so nice. We love to walk through the trees and gardens. It has become a favorite of ours.

Thank GruntaNZ
Reigate, United Kingdom
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280 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Not having been in Blenheim for two years, one of the places we had to visit, sooner rather than later, was of course its principal park of recreation area, the lovely Pollard Park. Having a couple of young children with us, our first target was of course the children's playground, which is well-equipped, well-maintained, clean and dog-free - a most... More 

Thank Robin S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I found this park to be somewhat difficult to locate even though people had told me it was easy to find. I also had to cross over an extremely busy road where there appeared to be nowhere safe to cross. The park itself was well-maintained and very green. I should have spent a lot longer in this park, and will... More 

Thank Tracey1902
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Pollard Park is an ideal spot to either wander on one's own, with a friend/companion or with the whole family. There is something for everyone - flowers, trees, space, a community garden, a stream flowing through and a plethora of ducks.

Thank Colin F
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This park was beautifully planned, with all manner of picturesque paths and stairs, rocks to climb and explore, an idyllic stream (complete with island and overlooking gazebo) burbling throughout, and a generally gorgeous, whimsical aspect that was truly impressive. A very complete and satisfying park to visit. As cheapskates, and therefore something of park connoisseurs, my partner and I were... More 

Thank Lauren B
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very well manicured park with nice playground. Our kids really enjoyed playing there. Beautiful rose garden. Worth a stop if you have extra time in Blenheim, interested in entertaining kids

Thank BH136
Shellharbour, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Pollard Park was beautiful...the lawns and flowers were immaculate. The stream of water and bridges was a great to walk through. We had a wonderful afternoon walk around these peaceful gardens.

Thank jkrichter2017

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