The spectacular St Vincent Gardens is of national significance for its English style design around surrounding crescents. Designed by Clement Hodgkinson in 1868 the garden reflects the Georgian era. Tree plantings are arranged in symmetrical patterns with themed plantings throughout the gardens timescale, four of which are registered with the National Trust.
Within St Vincent Gardens you will find a number of facilities such as picnic tables, restrooms, drinking water and a playground which make the area perfect for gatherings and events.
Getting to St Vincent Gardens is easy:
Melbourne Bike Share Station – located a two minute walk from St Vincent Gardens at 142 Bridport Street, Albert Park.
Trams – Tram number 1 ( East Coburg – South Melbourne Beach ) directly passes the gardens on Montague Street. The light rail number 96 ( East Brunswick – St Kilda Beach) is a short walk from the South Melbourne Market / Coventry street stop.
Parking – Free parking is available around the perimeter of the gardens.
After exploring the beautiful gardens, you can take the short stroll around the corner to Bridport Street, where you will find many of Melbourne’s best cafe’s and shops.