Hawthorne Gardens on McIvor Road – Creativity in the making for over 25 years.

Once a home on a bare 10 acre block, now 5 acres of glorious gardens, wildlife, bed & breakfast and Wedding Venue facilities. All infused with Heather & Ian’s unique sense of style, personality and humour.

Filled with its many intimate retreats including a formal rose garden, secret pathways & sitting areas a duck pond, water wheel and bridge. And a vast variety of specimen plants and trees.

You’ll discover hidden treasures and creative ideas as you leisurely stroll the many rooms of this idyllic garden, leaving you wondering what the next turn will reveal.

Each retreat has its own evolving story to tell along with the incredibly friendly hosts – Heather and Ian Hawthorne, who complete this unique experience.

You’ll get lost in time as you explore these tranquil gardens only minutes from the city centre and neighbouring the historical Andersons Park. Why not make a day of it?

For an inspiring day out go no further than Hawthorne Gardens and remember to bring your camera.

Open by appointment, group bookings advised in advance.