Kyneton's Open Gardens

In and around Kyneton beautiful gardens will once again open their doors to the public. A printable guide to these magnificent spaces will become available nearer to the Festival.

View and print our helpful maps highlighting gardens in and around Kyneton, links below.

Kyneton, map of gardens

Kyneton surrounds, map of gardens

In Town

1. GLEN-OLNEY, Ken and Joy Robbins

An English-style garden on a gentle hillside.  This large town garden has evolved over the years into a picturesque blend of mature trees, ground cover, hellebores and daffodils.

Buses and groups by appointment.

Supporting Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival.

DETAILS

DATE
7 and 14 September 2019

TIME
10.00 am to 5.00 pm

LOCATION
23 Epping Street, Kyneton

CONTACT
0419 569 404

ENTRY
$5 per person

2. HOURIGANS, Ken and Moira Hourigan

Hundreds of bulbs including modern and old-fashioned doubles that have been salvaged from old farmhouse gardens. Bluebells, white and yellow jonquils and late-flowering jonquils salvaged from a paddock at a farm in Newbury. Fishponds, veggie gardens, established trees, garden rooms and a variety of birds entice adults and children to explore, to the delight of the owners.

Proceeds go to the Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival.

DETAILS

DATE
6 to 15 September 2019

TIME:
10.00 am to 3.00 pm

LOCATION:
36 Tattersall Drive, Kyneton

CONTACT:
03 5422 2947

ENTRY:
Adults $5
Family $10
Children under 12 free

3. JINDABA, Joan and Alan Willis

A one-acre, organic garden featuring lawn, mature trees, flowerbeds, a vegetable garden, greenhouse, bird aviaries, chooks and bees (bees choose to live in garden).

Supporting the Fred Hollows Foundation, restoring sight to the blind in poor and needy countries.

DETAILS

DATE
6 September to 15 September 2019

TIME
10.00 am to 4.00 pm

LOCATION
6 Tattersall Drive, Kyneton

CONTACT
03 5422 2885

ENTRY
Adults $5
Family $10
Children under 16 free

4. KINTARRY, Jan Moore and Lyn Bayley

A modern north-facing garden less than three years old. Hedging, deciduous trees and an eclectic mix of shrubs, grasses, perennials and natives.

Proceeds to RM Begg and a portion to Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival.

DETAILS

DATE
Open every day of the festival except 9 and 10 September 2019

TIME
10,00 am to 4.00 pm

LOCATION
93 Beauchamp Street, Kyneton

CONTACT
0400 119 844

ENTRY
$5
Children are free

5. WINTER SUN, Rob Ewing

Daffodils and bulb plantings, silver birches, weeping apricot, mulberry trees, maples, claret and golden ash, azaleas, liquid amber, smoke bush and conifers in an attractive setting, front and back gardens.

Supporting Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Heart Foundation.

DETAILS

DATE
6 September - 15 September 2019

TIME
9.00 am to 5.00 pm

LOCATION
27 Beauchamp Street, Kyneton

CONTACT
0430 394 574

ENTRY
$2

6. KYNETON BOTANIC GARDENS, Ann Tomlinson

One of  the finest Botanic Gardens in Victoria's goldfields, located in the curve of the Campaspe River and dating back to 1858. Magnificent specimen trees including 17 National Trust listed, garden beds, lawns and picnic areas. The gardens include Kyneton Community Park – a world-class play and recreational space.

DETAILS

DATE
6 September to 15 September 2019

TIME
All day

LOCATION
Cnr Mollison and Clowes Streets, Kyneton

CONTACT
03 5422 3621

ENTRY
Free

Out of town and nearby

Toilet facilities may not be available in gardens.

7. BIRTHDAY VILLA, The Thomas Family

Lots of flowering bulbs in an old world garden.  Views of the Vineyard and Historic Malmsbury Viaduct. A two minute walk from Malmsbury Railway Station. Free wine tasting.

Dogs on leads please.

Supporting Plan International Children’s Charity.

DETAILS

DATE
7 to 9 September and 12 to 15 September 2019

TIME
11.00 am to 5.00 pm

LOCATION
101 Mollison Street, Malmsbury

CONTACT
03 5423 2789 or 0429 363 748

ENTRY
$5

8. BRINGALBIT, The Fox Family

Bringalbit is a unique part of Australia’s rural history. Includes 10 acres of parkland, 150 year old trees and ornamental lake. The farm includes peacocks, guineafowl, ducks, chickens, Suffolk sheep and Scottish highland cattle. Historic Homestead tour and natural history museum.

No large busses.

Supporting Pastoria Fire Brigade.

DETAILS

DATE
6 to 15 September 2019

TIME
10.00 am to 5.00 pm

LOCATION
512 Sidonia Road, Sidonia

CONTACT
03 5423 7223

ENTRY
Garden only $5
Garden & homestead tour $10

9. MOSAIC GARDEN, Geraldine Phelan

An acre of rural garden, built in and around existing large eucalypts and other natives as well as exotic trees and shrubs. Featuring thousands of bulbs, numerous varieties and a large number of perennials propagated from seed. Mosaic exhibition on display.

Schools, groups and buses welcome.
Free tea and coffee available.

DETAILS

DATE
6 to 15 September 2019

TIME
10.00 am to 4.00 pm

LOCATION
60 Dettmann’s Lane, Kyneton

CONTACT
0478 605 540

ENTRY
Gold coin donation per person

10. ROSEBERY HILL, Barry and Ruth Murphy

Ten acres of mature trees, shrubs and thousands of daffodils. A must for lovers of topiary. See for yourself why it was one of the featured gardens in ‘Garden Love’ by Simon Griffith. New this year – a makeover of ‘Harrietville’ – the cubby made for granddaughter Harriet. Exhibition of art by Tim Murphy.

Sensible footwear recommended.

Buses and groups welcome.

Supporting Kyneton Daffodil and Arts Festival and Kyneton Town Square

DETAILS

DATE
6 to 15 September 2019

TIME
9.00 am to 6.00 pm

LOCATION
Pastoria Road, Pipers Creek

CONTACT
03 5423 5253

ENTRY
$4 per person

11. SKYFALL FARMS, Alison Breach

Stroll through the rambling cottage gardens of this 1860s farmstead. Visit with friendly chooks, sheep and alpacas while you enjoy the gardens packed with a mix of hardy perennials and edible plants. Skyfall Farms focuses on sustainable practice and is developing as an off-grid, permaculture farm. Homemade goods available.

Site has ample parking and can accommodate larger vehicles; however, buses and groups by appointment.

DETAILS

DATE
6, 7, 8, 11 & 15 September 2019

TIME
10.00 am to 4.00 pm

LOCATION
1936 Daylesford-Malmsbury Road, Drummond

CONTACT
0434 355 887

ENTRY
$5 per person

 

12. SPRINGHILL NURSERY, Glenn Boxshall and Sandy Mitchell

Well established and extensive award-winning nursery and gardens, open every day.  Mature espaliered fruit trees and orchard. A huge selection of plants, pots and garden features of all kinds A gallery of oil paintings from local artists.

Bus groups by appointment. 

DETAILS

DATE
6 to 15 September 2019

TIME
9.00 am to 5.00 pm

LOCATION
1 Trentham Road, Tylden
(Corner of Spring Hill Road)

CONTACT
03 5424 8315

ENTRY
Free

13. THE DAFFODIL PATCH, Graeme and Anna Brumley

A collection of over 10,000 daffodil bulbs, set on a gentle slope showing a wide variety of blooms. This should be of interest to both daffodil specialists and general garden visitors.

Proceeds to the Fred Hollows Foundation.

DETAILS

DATE
12 and 13 September

TIME
10.00 am to 3.00 pm

LOCATION
51 Rosa Court, Kyneton

ENTRY
$5 per person

14. WILLOWBROOK, Pam and Rob Inglis

Enter the three acre garden up an agapanthus-lined driveway. Manicured lawns and water features, Fairy Garden, Chinese section and large rose garden with many other features.

Water hazard.
No dogs please.
Buses by appointment.

DETAILS

DATE
7 to 15 September 2019

TIME
10.00 am to 4.00 pm

LOCATION
290 Redesdale Road, Kyneton

ENTRY
$5 per person - garden only
$10 per person - garden plus high tea, gluten free options available

15. ZEN MEMORIAL GARDEN, Maryla Korinfsky

A large garden and hobby farm started in 1980. A long driveway lined with photineas leads to the main garden which has a variety of trees, shrubs, perennials, roses and bulbs suited to this climate. There are sculptures, an orchard, veggie patch, greenhouse and mini nursery, with pot plants for sale. Alpacas, sheep and a few cattle grace the paddocks. And there are ducks, chickens and guinea fowl.

No large buses – narrow driveway.

Proceeds to motor neuron disease.

DETAILS

DATE
7 to 9 and 12 to 15 September 2019

TIME
10.00 am to 4.00 pm

LOCATION
545 Kyneton–Springhill Road, Kyneton

CONTACT
0469 061 384 or 0400 514 301

ENTRY
Adults $5 per person
Children free

16. GOLDEN MILE OF DAFFODILS

Stunning display of daffodils planted as a bicentennial project in 1988.

DETAILS

DATE
6 to 15 September 2019

TIME
All day

LOCATION
Burton Avenue (Old Calder Highway), Kyneton

ENTRY
Free

17. MALMSBURY BOTANIC GARDENS

By the bank of the Coliban River visitors can stroll around heritage gardens, mature trees, lake and fountain.  View the magnificent 1860 Malmsbury Viaduct.

DETAILS

DATE
6 to 15 September 2019

TIME
All day

LOCATION
Calder Highway, Malmsbury

ENTRY
Free

Open Gardens bus tours

Departs
Kyneton Railway Station - 9.35 am
Kyneton Mechanics Institute - 9.40 am

Returns
Approximately 3.00 pm

Cost
$25 per person, per tour.

Bookings essential!
Book by 4 September 2019
Phone Marg on 5422 2282

Proudly supported by Organ's Coaches Kyneton

 

SHUTTLE TOUR 1

On Wednesday, 11 September the Festival shuttle will visit the following four gardens:

Hourigan’s 36 Tattersall Drive, Kyneton
Kintarry 93 Beauchamp Street, Kyneton

Lunch in Piper Street (at own cost)

The Daffodil Patch, 51 Rosa Court, Kyneton
Willowbrook, 290 Redesdale Road, Kyneton

 

DETAILS

DATE:
5 September, 2018

PICKUP:
Kyneton Railway Station: 9:35am
Mechanics Institute: 9:40am

DROP OFF:
3:00pm approx

CONTACT:
Margaret - 03 5422 2282

ENTRY:
$25
Bookings are essential. Phone Margaret prior to 30 August, 2018 to reserve your place.

SHUTTLE TOUR 2

On Thursday, 12 September the Festival shuttle will visit the following four gardens:

Hourigan’s, 36 Tattersall Drive, Kyneton
Kintarry, 93 Beauchamp Street, Kyneton

Lunch in Mollison Street (at own cost)

Zen Memorial Garden, 545 Kyneton-Springhill Road, Kyneton
Mosaic Garden, 60 Dettmans Lane, Kyneton

DETAILS

DATE:
6 September, 2018

PICKUP:
Kyneton Railway Station: 9:35am
Mechanics Institute: 9:40am

DROP OFF:
3:00pm approx

CONTACT:
Margaret - 03 5422 2282

ENTRY:
$25
Bookings are essential. Phone Margaret prior to 30 August, 2018 to reserve your place.