Blackburn Gardens

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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 Murray Rose Pool (formerly Redleaf Pool) and Seven Shillings Beach. The garden features manicured lawn with a secret garden, sundial and water feature.

Getting here

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.


  • Wheelchair ramp provides access to the top part of the garden from New South Head Road
  • Accessible toilets can be found in nearby Council Chambers during business hours
  • Accessible parking is available in nearby Council Chambers
  • Baby change table in outdoor amenities block


  • 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