Hagley Park, Christchurch

#2 of 50 in Parks in Christchurch
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A green oasis in South Island's largest city, Hagley Park boasts wide open spaces, glorious foliage, and numerous tourist attractions. Alongside its natural features of the River Avon and Victoria Lake, the park plays host to botanical gardens, a museum, and a college, making it a popular spot year-round. Sporty types can use the numerous playing fields while those seeking solitude can relax in the shade of a tree. Public events are often held here, ranging from outdoor film screenings to beer festivals. Using our world travel planner, Christchurch attractions like Hagley Park can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Take a long or short walk/run through gorgeous gardens and mature plantings, avenues of trees and spring bulbs galore!  more »
  • Hagley Park is a vibrant place to enjoy some greenery and for strolling. It is a tranquil park full of green and open space.  more »
  • In all of my life, I have been trying to find the best park I have pictured since I was young. Hagley Park met all of those requirements. It’s facilities are great for all in Christchurch. But the amount of trees... I was shocked. The amount of trees in the park was out of this world, making it look amazing for me
  • Its good to have the green space, but a large chunk is taken up with a golf course. And often used for outdoor mass events. Limited trees mostly around the edges. Much more worthwhile to visit the nearby Christchurch Botanic Gardens

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