Queen Victoria's Garden

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Queen Victoria's Garden is almost opposite the entrance to Governor's Lodge so after finishing our cuppas we decided to stroll over there.

The Garden celebrates the generosity of Queen Victoria when she gave the island to the Pitcairners to be their new homeland.

The garden is definitely worth wandering through. There is a gazebo with a bust of Queen Victoria in the centre surrounded by a wonderful information resource relating to the special bond between Queen Victoria and the Norfolk Islanders.

You can read here about the creation and opening of Queen Victoria's Garden.

We enjoyed the colourful plants and the wooden sculptures of animals.

Gazebo at Queen Victoria's Garden The beautiful Victoria's Garden Gazebo
Colourful sub tropical plants We loved the colourful foliage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wooden animal sculptures Interesting wood animal sculptures
Wood lizard in Queen Victoria's Garden Lizard made from wood

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After a relaxing stroll through the Garden we thought we might go for a brisk walk around the neighbourhood before heading back across Queen Elizabeth Avenue to our accommodation.

We thought the blocks of land seemed rather substantial but the houses and gardens sadly all looked rather unkempt.

We ate a variety of bits and pieces from our fridge for our dinner, topped off by the last of Leonie's deliciously sweet water melon for dessert.

 

 

Next page: The Civic Hospital, the Lime Kiln and wetlands

 

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