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New South Head Road, Double Bay.

Blackburn Gardens is a beautifully restored heritage garden and retains spectacular views of Sydney Harbour. The Garden adjoins Woollahra Library, Murray Rose Pool (formerly Redleaf Pool) and Seven Shillings Beach. The garden features manicured lawn with a secret garden, sundial and water feature.

Please note that essential works to the heritage building "St Brigids" is being undertaken commencing 23 January 2017 for a period of approximately 3 months. The building has scaffolding erected to surround the building, with a neutral colour shade cloth installed on the scaffold. Access to Blackburn Gardens is maintained, however hirers should be aware of the works during this period.


Disabled access from New South Head Road. Limited street parking available during the week and offstreet parking in the adjacent Council Chambers on weekends.

5-10 minute walk from Double Bay Wharf


  • Public toilets
  • Park benches and tables
  • Drinking fountain
  • Access to Murray Rose Pool (formerly Redleaf Pool). Murray Rose Pool is a netted harbourside pool with a small beach frontage. Facilities at the pool include a kiosk, toilets and showers.
  • Access to Seven Shillings Beach

Things to do

  • Picnics
  • Scenic views
  • An ideal location for a wedding


Dogs prohibited at all times

Prohibited activities

  • Weddings and private social events with more than 120 people
  • No marquees or wedding arches are permitted in association with the use of the park
  • Amusement devices, such as, jumping castles, petting zoos, kindy farms or pony rides

Additional information

  • Wedding bookings shall not exceed 2 hours
  • Social bookings shall not exceed 4 hours
  • Weddings and private social events are restricted to less than 120 people
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