We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cockington Green

11 Gold Creek Rd, Nicholls 2913, Australia
+61 2 6230 2273
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 36.67*
and up
3infun Canberra Attraction Pass Including the Australian Institute of Sport...
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Cockington Green Gardens is a family owned and business and has been in operation since 1979.We offer a unique experience for all ages, with meticulously constructed scale reproductions of building from all round the world, set amongst beautiful gardens and lush green lawns.With other features such as a Steam Train Ride, Fully licensed light refreshment area, magnificent "Waverly"Dolls house, Barbecue picnic area and Fully stocked souvenir shops, Cockington Green Gardens makes a perfect place for the whole family to visit.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
11 Gold Creek Rd, Nicholls 2913, Australia
+61 2 6230 2273
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (857)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 841 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I have just visited with my young daughter. It was the first time for me since I was 12 and I wanted to see if my adult eyes saw it the same....awe inspiring, big and magical. It didn't disappoint. It's beautifully maintained, so much effort...More

Thank Jacquie M
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great find! This little beauty is well maintained and has some great features to see. A very entertaining visit! A must do if you're into gardens.

Thank 2016emmak
Reviewed 5 days ago

We and our granddaughter enjoyed a pleasant couple of hours at Cockingdon Green. It is over 30 years since we went there with our own children and it was good to see that the excellent standards have been maintained over the years. The tiny village...More

Thank sydneysider48
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi sydneysider48, Thank you for your lovely review, glad to hear you enjoyed us just as much this visit as you did 30 years ago, lots of changes to the display since then. Many Thanks

Reviewed 1 week ago

Restful place to visit well laid out.A pleasure to walk round and admire the workmanship that has gone into all of the modals well worth the money

Thank Bazza199
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Bazza199, Thank you for your review, we do spend a lot of time and money on maintaining our display to a high standard and love to hear that it is appreciated. Many Thanks

Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a lot of highlights in Cockington Green Gardens. The first one is the United Kingdom display, the second is the International display and then the train ride....let's not forget the shops (coffee and souvenir shops). Cockington Green Gardens is a wonder on it's...More

Thank AceoftheHouse
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wow AceoftheHouse, What a lovely review, appreciate the time you took to write that and we will pass around your enthusiasm to our staff to read, its lovely to hear that your work is appreciated. Many Thanks

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an enjoyable time wandering around here. Had fond memories and it didn’t disappoint. Fun spotting the random pieces...and Wally!

Thank Bpjt
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Bpjt, Thanks for taking the time to review us, glad you enjoyed your time here. Many Thanks

Reviewed 1 week ago

I would not recommend this place to anyone who has a full dose of chromesomes. I cannot imagine anyone who would find this place interesting aprt from an escaped mental patient.

Thank roseman1980
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

rose man 1980, We find your comment offensive and unnecessary.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Being school holidays had Three boys and needed to find things to do, so went to Cockinton Green and couldn't comprehend what we saw. A lot of miniature buildings Palaces, Train station and Air port with planes going up and down the run way, windmills...More

Thank Marianne F
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Marianne F, Glad you and your boys had a good visit and enjoyed the work that has gone into our display. Many Thanks

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had fond memories of Cockington Green as a child so brought the kids here for a visit and it’s just the same..colourful, detailed and fun.. Negatives are: I would give the train a miss as it’s a bit of a waste, overall the place...More

Thank carlieziri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our ages ranged from 4 to 79, and there was something for everyone. A delightful walk round the miniature British houses, with cricket match (complete with streaker), trains, windmills, unfortunately not all working at the push of a button, and a maze which can be...More

Thank Sandra M
ManagerCGG, General Manager at Cockington Green, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sandra M, Thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad you enjoyed our displays and yes there is a lot to do in the Gold Creek area. Many Thanks

Nearby HotelsSee all Nicholls Hotels
Gold Creek Tourist Resort
68 reviews
.22 km away
Leumeah Lodge
14 reviews
.50 km away
Premier Hotel & Apartment
381 reviews
6.25 km away
Belconnen Hotel/Motel and Serviced Apartments
114 reviews
6.87 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Green Herring Restaurant
149 reviews
.12 km away
Versatile Restaurant
45 reviews
.16 km away
Gold Creek Time Square
20 reviews
.12 km away
George Harcourt Inn
222 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ginninderra Village
25 reviews
1.34 km away
Canberra Reptile Zoo
112 reviews
.36 km away
Canberra Walk In Aviary
68 reviews
.20 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
7 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 14 answers
Response from ManagerCGG | Property representative |
Hi Baileys, We recommend a minimum of 1 hour to walk through. If you are planning to stay for a while have some lunch, take a train ride, then purchase our value pack which includes entry, steam train rides, souvenir guide... More
Aretha L
2 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from K2Canberra | Reviewed this property |
If you're driving down from Sydney (approx. 3hrs drive) Apse Tours has a local tour which includes Cockington Green. If you have children 3 In Fun Canberra has a tour which also includes Questacon & Australian Institute of... More
24 January 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from victorlsmith | Reviewed this property |
I travelled by private vehicle, but I did see buses passing this wonderful attraction. This link will guide you from Canberra City Business District to Cockington Green Gardens at Nicholls, ACT. I visited "my transit" on... More