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Mother’s Day Picnic at Government House

By George Hadgelias

Are you looking for a special picnic spot for Mother’s Day?

The grounds of Government House will be open Sunday 8th of May from 11am to 2pm for picnics.

Entry is free.

Visitors can bring their own blanket, basket, food and thermos and find a shady spot in the beautifully manicured 4-hectares of formal gardens surrounding Government House – including by the statue of Her Majesty The Queen or under the majestic West Indian Cedar Tree which has shaded the lawns at the front of the House for well over a century.

The free picnic day is part of the year-long celebrations of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

More picnic days will be held throughout the year, including on Father’s Day.

Key Information:

  • The Mother’s Day picnic takes place on Sunday 8 May 2022, 11am-2pm.
  • Entry is free via the gates at 168 Fernberg Road, Paddington.
  • All visitors are required to register their attendance via the link above.
  • Parking is in the streets surrounding the estate (on and near Fernberg Road) – no on-site parking.
  • Picnic days are wheelchair and pram accessible, and staff can assist with drop-offs.
  • Visitors are required to bring everything they need for a picnic, including hats, sunscreen, water bottles, picnic blankets and food.
  • Unfortunately, alcohol and pets are not permitted.
  • Access is limited to the 4-hectares of formal landscaped gardens surrounding Government House; the House is regularly open at other times for free guided tours.
  • Entry to the estate and gardens is dependent on compliance with current Government House COVID-19 Policies.

CLICK HERE for more information.

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