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Mayfield Garden Autumn Festival

Source: Mayfield Garden
Posted: 21 Mar 2019
Photos by Domino Houlbrook-Cove Photography
Mayfield Garden is about to be transformed into an autumn wonderland as the leaves beging to turn and the temperature falls. There is plenty on offer for the Autumn Festival including a brand new garden to explore.

Join us for the Mayfield Autumn Festival this 13 to 28 April 2019. Try your luck in the Mayfield Maze.

Take the complimentary Hop-on-hop-off bus up to the Bluestone Chapel and the New Moss Creek Garden to view the garden from the highest point and enjoy the beautiful Autumn colours. Then walk down toward the Heath and Heather garden, the Croquet Court, and the Parterre.

Enjoy complimentary row boating on Mayfield Lake or play some of our interactive garden games, like croquet, located near the Obelisk Pond.

The entire Hawkins' Family Garden is open. This is your best chance to see the cool garden alive in Autumn Colours. Areas include:

  • Birch Tree Grove
  • Fruit Orchard
  • Nuttery 
  • Gravenstein Apple Arbour
  • Walled Kitchen Garden

Avoid the lines - buy your tickets online.
 

New Moss Creek Garden
Open for Autumn Festival 2019

Mayfield has become famous for our cool climate plants and gardens inspired by those found throughout the world. The New Moss Creek Garden (Open for April 2019) is a tribute to Australia, the great rediscovery of the Wollemi pine in 1994 was just down the road at Wollemi National Park. The ancient history of the earth on which it stands. Nicknamed the 'dinosaur tree' or 'living fossil,' the Wollemi pine is one of the most significant botanical discoveries of recent years. Native Australian plants complement the rock formations and the Wollemi pine, which was propagated at Blue Mountains Botanical Garden.

Moss Creek Garden also features:

  • Polystichum ferns - a soft field fern
  • Dicksonia antarctica - man ferns
  • Blechnum nudum ferns - also known as fishbone waterferns and found in the rainforest and eucalyptus forests of eastern Australia
  • Mosses - encouraged to grow over the rocks and ground around the creek


Easter Fun Workshop
Thursday 18 or Friday 19 April 2019

Mayfield Garden is the place for Easter fun during the Autumn School Holidays.

Spend the day at Mayfield Garden. Hunt through the private Hawkins' Family Garden Rooms for your Easter eggs, collect as many as you can but don't worry, everyone will get some to take home. Then sit down and create a special Easter artwork at Fiona Howle’s Easter Garden Workshop. Finish it off with a tasty Mini Mayfielder Meal. After lunch, stay at Mayfield and explore the Mayfield Maze, enjoy complimentary access to rowboats on Mayfield Lake, and play interactive garden games. Your ticket includes the full day of activities, entrance to 70 hectares of garden, and lunch.

Open to ages 5 to 12.
(Under 5s welcome when accompanied by an adult.)
Spots are limited, book now.


Mayfield Autumn Festival

Dates:
13 to 28 April 2019

Venue:
Mayfield Garden, 530 Mayfield Road, Oberon

 
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