Ilam Gardens

Ilam Road
Ilam, Canterbury
There has been a garden here since 1858. Lady Barker wrote about it. The site is now part of the campus of the University of Canterbury. The emphasis is on rhododendrons and azaleas. There is a Peter Jackson connection. The location featured in the film "Heavenly Creatures". The Kate Winslett character lived in the Ilam homestead both in the film and in real life. You can now get married here.


Garden, Heritage, Film
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