Ipswich's Best Parks & Gardens

Historic Ipswich is a city of beautiful parks and gardens, from traditional Japanese gardens to heritage parks dating from the 1860's. Here are 10 that are worth a visit: 

Ipswich's family friendly grand historical park, established in 1864 and named after Queen Victoria is today the green recreational heart of the city.
Putting new meaning to the word green space, master-planned Robelle Domain is a sprawling 24ha expanse that is the jewel in the crown of Springfield Central Parklands.
This fantastic expanse of shaded green hugs the lake in the centre of Springfield Lakes township.
Picturesque Colleges Crossing Recreation Reserve at Chuwar in Ipswich is a fun filled park bordering the Brisbane River
Along the banks of the Bremer river is a stunning river walkway leading to the best children's aquativity park in the west.
The picture perfect self-contained Japanese garden sits on the eastern hill end of Queens Park behind the historic caretakers cottage.

Limestone Park, a few minutes from Ipswich CBD, is named after the local limestone that gives its garden beds and landscaped walls their unique distinctive appearance

The Pan Pacific Peace Gardens at Redbank is a short detour off the Ipswich Motorway and this green oasis is well-worth exploring
As you drive down the windy Riverside Drive and come to the entry of Kholo Botanic Gardens, you will be amazed at what you find beyond the front gates
There are two entrances to this tract of preserved bushland over the top of sealed off mine tunnels in Ipswich's heart.

And, for more great things to see and do in Ipswich, visit Discover Ipswich HERE.

Image credits: Robelle Domain - courtesy ICC; Limestone Park, courtesy Discover Ipswich

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