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  Brookgreen Park

Address15 Goldflats Lane Albany. 10 km North of Auckland City Region. Directions: 3 km north of Albany, turn left onto Highway 28 being the Coatesville/Riverhead hway for 5.9 km, then turn left onto Goldflats Lane. Brookgreen Park is 150 metres on left.
RegionAuckland - North
Privately owned or publicPrivate
Phone09 4154433
Fax09 4154438
Contact PersonHelen Airey
HoursFrom the beginning of October through to the middle of May by appointment.
Garden SizeMedium garden, allow 1- 1/5 hours for your visit.
PriceAdmission per person $10.00 The garden is also available for weddings ceremony and photo's and small private functions P.O.A.
Brochure Available?Yes
ParkingOn street parking for buses/coaches and angle parking for cars. We are a no exit lane with plenty of parking space.
Food AvailableMorning/afternoon teas and lunches by arrangement.
Cafe/Restaurant available?No
SeatingYes we have out door seating and can take large groups.
Wheelchair AccessTop garden only
Dogs AllowedNo dogs please
Children AllowedNo thank you
WeddingsYes by arrangement.
Plant/Other SalesNo
Guided ToursYes we are happy to show our visitors around the garden.
Function center?No
Other FacilitiesBrookgreen Park Albany is 10 minutes from the Albany shops and 15 minutes from Totara Waters Burnlea and
Cornerlea Gardens Whenuapai.

We are 10 minutes from the Albany Mega Centre.


The Garden

Brookgreen Park is a large country garden. The house sits on a knoll near the entrance way with a view of the spreading lawns below. To one side formal clipped box edged gardens display roses and topiary while the way ahead leads over a tiled patio to a gazebo under planted with clivia and New Guinea impatiens. An avenue of Melia azedarach leads downwards to a small lake crossed by a Monet style bridge. Pink waterlillies are a feature here in spring and summer. A further bridge takes you to the maple garden under planted with hostas and ferns. Across the other side of the lake there is a formal fountain and tiled rill fed by water from a stream at the rear of the property. The path back to the house leads through a palm garden and to a vegetable pottager with small topiary citrus trees.

The Gardener

Both Helen Bryan are very keen gardeners, and most of all love having people through the garden.
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Maples and hostas
Maple garden
Formal elegance
View across pond.
View to Monet Bridge accross pond
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