Cockington Green Gardens, Nicholls

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Cockington Green Gardens is a miniature display park featuring a traditional English village and meticulously constructed scale replicas of famous sites from around the world, such as the Treasury of Petra and Stonehenge. Set among lush gardens and green lawn, this family-owned business has been in operation since 1979. You can picnic or take a short steam train ride through the manicured gardens. These miniature replicas offer ideal backdrops for photographs, so be sure to bring your camera. The park also features a refreshment area, tearoom, and a well-stocked souvenir shop. Take a look at our Nicholls trip planner to schedule your visit to Cockington Green Gardens and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • October 11, 2017
    When I read about this miniature land, I informed the family and the kid's were very, very excited to go. We purchased the Family Pass and in we went. There wasn't much of a crowd which was great for ...  more »
  • October 10, 2017
    We spent several lovely hours wandering around these gorgeous miniatures. The old English village scenes were my favourite. Congratulations to the people who maintain the grounds, the maze (in miniatu...  more »
  • October 10, 2017
    Is it possible to include in the 'What sort of visit was this'? question below => 'Family - Adults'. We were a couple travelling with our 86 year old mother. We were on our way down to Floriade from t...  more »
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  • August 29, 2017
    Amazing! The detail of every model makes it appear as though you've actually visited the locations. Everything is labelled and it's even educational. There's some bit of humor in some of the models like a pet stegasaurus being walked down a street! My 4 year old loved it and just wanted to go around more.
  • May 2, 2017
    I came to this place when I was a kid. Returned 20 years later, and although I didn't remember much from back then, I was left with the feeling that not much has changed since back then. The buildings and gardens look amazing. But the miniature people all look like they were made from clay, for a project by school kids. This place is being "maintained" by the same family it has been in for 4 generations (apparently) But I can't help but think that the passion taken to start this place has long since disappeared. This place was really great in the 90's. But unfortunately it hasn't really kept up with the times.
  • September 11, 2017
    Ok for one time visit. Miniature buildings models were fun to watch. Some models were broken/non functional. Well maintained but Entry fee is too pricey. Parking available.
  • August 26, 2017
    Kids loved Cockington green. One cafe onsite or pack lunch. Toilet facilities. Best to go on a clear day as open outdoor not undercover.
  • August 5, 2017
    A must visit if you are visiting Canberra. Only ten minutes off the highland, the place offers miniatures of famous places of Europe, made to scale. The village charm, coffee at the square, and leisurely walk.

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