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King Edward Park

78 Portia St, Stratford 4332, New Zealand
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River walks

The best part of the park is the walks along the river. The surfaces are good, but some bridges... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
platypus150
,
Melbourne, Australia
Great for a short walk

Traveler's should stop here and stretch their legs. A lovely walk through native bush, over three... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Robert G
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Chiang Mai
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14 Feb 2017
“River walks”
12 Feb 2017
“Great for a short walk”
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78 Portia St, Stratford 4332, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

The best part of the park is the walks along the river. The surfaces are good, but some bridges might be too narrow for some wheelchairs. The thick forest canopy overhead makes you think you are far away from everything. You have a choice of...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Traveler's should stop here and stretch their legs. A lovely walk through native bush, over three bridges across the Patea River. In season the Rhododendrons are superb.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 7 November 2016

A really nice park, quiet and green, with really beautiful Rhododendron Garden. There is a pedestrian suspension bridge to cross Patea River. 4 different routes / track are available to enjoy the whole park area. At the entry point standing proudly the Malone Gate, built...More

Thank santo t
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Recently we visited Stratford for my husband's family reunion. We walked through King Edward Park which was lovely with several bridges and one swinging bridge which fascinated our grandson. It is a lovely and peaceful place to visit if you are out for a walk.

Thank peck42
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Walk through the lovely natural setting. See the rhododendrons in season the colour is amazing. Enjoy the swing bridge or throw stones in the river.

Thank Bronwyn H
Reviewed 2 October 2014

What a great family park with fantastic areas for both kids and families . Beautiful gardens and I loved the big pond with the ducks and swans.

Thank LindaV8785aa
Reviewed 18 November 2012

King Edward's Park is a great place to go for a picnic in summer. Located in the middle of town it has great views of the mountain and a lot of space for kids to play in. A lovely river runs though the park which...More

Thank Jason K
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