Floral Splendor

Melrose House Gardens

The Enchanting Gardens of Melrose House

The public gardens surrounding Melrose House are a part of the original estate of Charles Fowell Willett Watts and his wife Elizabeth. The garden was primarily established by their daughter, Frances, and her husband Percy Bolland Adams, with the help of their gardener Joseph Busch.

flowers in bloom at Melrose House in Nelson

Blossoming Beauty

Surrounding historic Melrose House is a charming public garden and historic woodland.

Many fine trees in the garden planted at this time endure today. The house exterior and garden are maintained by Nelson City Council who have added to the attractive setting, which is now popular for weddings and garden parties.

Explore the Gardens of Melrose House

The sheltered gardens of historic Melrose House are open to the public and are an ideal spot for a relaxed walk in tranquil surroundings.

Family friendly Melrose Gardens Nelson
melrose forest walk
take a walk in Melrose Gardens Nelson

The Melrose Garden Walk

Take the Melrose Garden Walk and enjoy the magnificent heritage trees and the woodland garden.

Afterwards, enjoy a coffee or cup of tea at the celebrated Melrose Cafē.

flowers in bloom at Melrose House in Nelson
Roses in Melrose Gardens Nelson
flowers in bloom at Melrose House in Nelson

Outdoor Entertainment Areas

Take advantage of the stunning gardens and outdoor areas for a breath of fresh air during breaks or to host al fresco events. The manicured lawns and beautiful surroundings add a touch of nature to your occasion.

Events at Melrose House in Nelson

Convenient Location

Melrose House, Nelson

26 Brougham Street, Nelson South, Nelson 7010

Located in the heart of Nelson, Melrose House is easily accessible. Parking is available.