Private Gardens Near Te Awamutu
Te Awamutu has a variety of private gardens available for visitors. Please phone the owner before visiting.
Penny & Ken Diprose (Rosenvale)
Large tranquil garden with rustic charm, mature trees, woodland water features & ponds, camellias & Tuis. A gardeners delight not to be missed. Also used as a wedding venue, am/pm teas, light lunch available by arrangment, toilets available.
363 Parklands Rd.
Robyn & Peter Klos
Waipapa Rd (main road to Mangakino/Taupo from Te Awamutu). Extended garden with year-round features set against a backdrop of 4.5 hectares of mature bush. Lunch is available by arrangement.
Charge $5.00, Visits by arrangement
1232 Waipapa Rd, Arohena.
Bev & Ian Parlane (Alphra Lavender)
Located in Brotherhood Road Rd, a short drive out of Kihikihi. The lavender flowers from early November until it is harvested in January and presents a picturesque display of blooms. There is also a shop with a variety of Lavender products made by Alphra Lavender.
Highgate B&B is set in 2 acres of attractive garden that is open to the public by arrangement. Highgate is only 2kms from Pirongia village and 10/15mins west of Te Awamutu.
A stunning architecturally designed home built of redwood and North bricks, has panoramic views of surrounding countryside and mountains. Ground floor open, featuring arts, crafts, wallpaper and curtain patterns by William Morris. Lighting is a feature along with Rimu sarked ceilings and Rimu doors. Courtyard garden contains many rhododendrons, flowering cherries with under planting. Brick sitting areas are places to rest, with fabulous garden & farm views. A short walk to ‘Bryant Park Reserve’ is very rewarding with rhododendrons, native trees, redwoods & other decidous trees surrounding a pond area. There are several walks and a footbridge to enjoy, Parking is marked in the paddock.
Charge $3 - $5
114 St Leger Rd
Baffin Street Gallery Lavender Garden
Visitors welcome while the lavender is in flower during January. Lavender products available to purchase.
No Charge, By appointment only.
812 Baffin Street,