Seated on the banks of the Brisbane River, the Sunshine State capital has no shortage of tremendous public parks and gardens.
These spaces are so important to our sense of belonging and our wellbeing. Brisbane parks have their own character and display a wide array of flora and fauna southerners don’t often experience, coupled with some top spots to play sport or watch the sun set behind the city skyline.
Roma Street Parkland
There’s a lot squeezed into this small CBD park – but it’s definitely a beauty, providing city workers and tourists alike with valuable green time.
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
Not to cast shade on the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens (which are awesome) but the variety of environments and ecosystems at the Mt Coot-tha location is spectacular. And we love the Tropical Display Dome.
Brisbane City Botanic Gardens
Having a botanic garden on the city fringe make Brisbane a more beautiful city. Teeming with different flora and fauna, this is the perfect place to remove your tie and unwind.
New Farm Park
It’s been over 100 years since the site was set aside for a public park, and for us, New Farm Park has it all.
Having a quick dip at Southbank Beach is a local custom, but it’s the Epicurious Park that keeps us coming back. A delightfully landscaped garden, this park is full of herbs, vegetables and native flowers with informational signs and recipes throughout.
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Found this beautiful statue at the Epicurious Garden in South Bank a few weeks ago. Cant believe I only stumbled upon it now – after having spent hours and days wandering the South Bank walkways! What a wonderful place #brisbane #southbank #riverside #walkway #travel #travelphotography #blog #travelblog #epicuriousgarden #food #herbs #garden #plants #curiosity
Parks and public gardens can provide inspiration for your own green space, so head on down to your local! Then find your nearest Greener Spaces Better Places-approved nursery and get plantin’.