Nth Melbourne to Flagstaff Gardens

Railway Place, West Melbourne VIC 3003, Australia

Nth Melbourne to Flagstaff Gardens

Railway Place, West Melbourne VIC 3003, Australia
Staff Pick
29 m
1.98 km
Very Easy

Summary

Walk through the quaint streets of North Melbourne to Flagstaff Gardens.

Nth Melbourne to Flagstaff Gardens

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Travel to North Melbourne station. Outside the station walk right (east) down Adderley St, across Abbotsford and Hawke Sts. Note the quaint terraced houses on the way. At Hawke St the Melbourne Star Wheel comes into view.
Continue along Adderley St to Dudley St where the morning traffic builds and glimpses of Etihad Stadium can be seen. Turn left when you see the Blood Bank building and walk up Dudley St, across Spencer St to the corner of King St. The entrance to Flagstaff Gardens is opposite Witches in Britches Theatre Restaurant.
Walk up the ramp into the Flagstaff Gardens. Take a wander around past the City of Melbourne Bowls Club, the caretaker’s cottage, tennis court, children’s playground. Many different people use the gardens – some for tai chi, personal training, walking the dog or just some peace and quiet in the city.

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Points of Interest

1. Nth Melbourne railway station

Nth Melbourne railway station

2. Terraced houses

Terraced houses

3. Terraced houses

Terraced houses

4. Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

5. Jimmy V's Gourmet Food

Always good to have a cafe handy!

6. Glimpse of Etihad Stadium

As the morning traffic builds glimpses of Etihad Stadium can be seen.

7. Witches in Britches and Flagstaff Gardens entrance

Witches in Britches and Flagstaff Gardens entrance

8. Flagstaff Gardens entrance

Flagstaff Gardens entrance

9. Flagstaff Gardens map

Flagstaff Gardens map

10. Caretaker's residence

Caretaker's residence

11. Tennis court, sundial, garden bed

Tennis court, sundial, garden bed

12. Morning tai chi

Morning tai chi

13. Children's playground

Children's playground

14. Separation Monument

Separation Monument with Pioneer Memorial in background

15. Pioneer Memorial

Pioneer Memorial

16. Grassy view of the gardens

Grassy view of the gardens

17. Old map of Flagstaff Gardens

Old map of Flagstaff Gardens

18. Hibiscus flower

Hibiscus flower-one of the many flowers you'll find in the gardens

Features

Historical Interest Historical Interest
Park(s)/Garden(s) Park(s)/Garden(s)
Public Transport Public Transport
Playground Playground
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Drinking Water Available Drinking Water Available
Seating Available Seating Available
Dog off-leash area Dog off-leash area
Public toilets Public toilets
Pram friendly Pram friendly

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