Ian Potter Children’s Garden (Royal Botanic Gardens)

Distance from Flinders Street Station: 19 mins driving
This is one for the kids! This playground and park lands set in the middle of Melbourne’s gorgeous Botanical Gardens encourages children to explore, play and get their hands dirty!

 

Flagstaff Gardens

Distance from Flinders Street Station: 14 mins driving
This is a popular destination just by melbournites making the most of the weather. It’s a great place to set up a picnic on the weekend after grabbing some food and drink from the nearby Queen Victoria Markets.

 

Fitzroy Gardens

Distance from Flinders Street Station: 12 mins driving
Featuring attractions such as Captain Cooks Cottage, a Fairy Tree and mini Tudor village, these magnificent gardens are the perfect way to spend a family day out, with fun for everybody to enjoy!

 

Albert Park Lake

Distance from Flinders Street Station: 23 mins driving
This picturesque park is ideal for those with an active lifestyle. Many people love to spend time here jogging, walking, cycling and using the lake facilities for sailing and rowing.

 

Edinburgh Gardens

Distance from Flinders Street Station: 15 mins driving
This park is notorious for showcasing amazing local artists. It is run by artists who have handcrafted venues, and put on budgeted quirky shows. The Edinburgh gardens also house two ovals, children’s playgrounds and plenty of room to BBQ and picnic with the family.

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