Tupare, New Plymouth

#5 of 15 in Parks in New Plymouth
Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Tūpare is a former family home in the Arts & Crafts / Tudor style surrounded by a 3.6 ha park / garden in New Plymouth, New Zealand that is now owned and operated by the Taranaki Regional Council as a public park and event venue. It is located above the Waiwhakaiho River.
The garden was one of the four (public) gardens that formed a core of the original garden festival of New Plymouth. It has also been named as one of Top 50 New Zealand Gardens by a garden guide book.
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  • Very peaceful location with lots of splendid plants. Unfortunately didn't get to go inside the house, though the history of the family was very interesting.  more »
  • Beautiful garden and easily accessible. It amazes with every turn and detailed spaces. Enjoyed the swing and the grass meadows. A must see in New Plymouth.  more »
  • One of the great spots to stop off at in New Plymouth. There’s a car park at the entrance for about 20-25 cars and you just take it easy and meander down through the various footpaths and walkways to....  more »
  • Lovely site. Unfortunately we visited during winter but i love magnolia so i was happy.
  • beautiful place to visit. Free entry
  • Beautiful gardens. Wonderful place for kids to run around. Tried the house tour but it was far too long to take children to. It would be nice if it had been possible to take a look through and leave after a five minute intro.
  • What a wonderful and peaceful gem we accidentally found! With its beautiful picnic spots, the little swing, the incredible Hydrangea flowers everywhere and the river surrounding it, this place looks like a peace of heaven. Definitely coming back for the house tour as we missed it today. Great effort in maintaining this place in such a great shape.
  • What a magic place. Wish I'd had more time, but parts we did see were absolutely gorgeous. Plenty of rambling walks around well maintained gardens. Tours of the house during certain times of the day. A must visit.

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