I often come down here on the weekends for the farmers market. I love how buzzing everyone is and the wide range of people you see. It's also a lovely spot for a picnic when the market isn't on followed by a walk through the bush. So peaceful considering it's in the middle of a busy suburb
Had a wonderful wee walk around the bush. A calm, quiet place in the middle of the city. Cool and dark with a totally different atmosphere to that in the grounds around the house. Predator proof fence but apparently no kiwi there at the moment? A lot of history in Dean's cottage and the main house - this would be an awesome location for a function or wedding.
local market on a saturday morning is a real treat. The bush is hidden in Riccarton and not many cantabrians even know about it. It is a real place of solace where you can chill by the river on in there gardens. The house has a restaurant which is open Wed-Sunday for coffee and lunch.
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