Type: Formal/woodland, Medium Country
Owners: Sir Miles Warren
Address: Governors Bay, Lyttelton No 1 RD Lyttelton, 8012
Mail: Governors Bay, Lyttelton No 1 RD
The garden is set in a little valley overlooking Lyttelton Harbour with a handsome background of volcanic hills. The upper terraced gardens are structured about parallel and cross axes into a number of garden rooms; a formal rose garden, herbacous borders leading to a gazebo, a square walled red garden and a pleached hornbeam walk connecting a hedged oval with a herb potager.There are numerous stone and metal sculptures. A little valley runs alongside the terraced garden making a contrasting woodland haven. Garden of Distinction Award winner, Garden of Excellence Award winner.
Open: Mid September – March 30, 10am – 4pm weekdays, by appointment only on weekends. Special days: Friday & Saturday in November.
Admission: Adult $15 per person
Directions: 1 km from Governors Bay shop and hotel on the Teddington Rd to Charteris Bay Sign, “Ohinetahi Valley”