Friday, July 10, 2009

Fagan Park (Galston)

Netherby Homestead, Fagan ParkFagan park located at Galston is about 55 hectares in size and features lots of attractions for the whole family. The land was donated to the Crown by the Fagan family and was officially opened in November 1988. Today, the park has become a popular destination for tourists and families. It is not just a park - it has many attractions such as:

Japanese Garden, Fagan Park- The Gardens of Many Nations (10 ha of gardens which feature plants from various regions such as North America, South America, Japan, Australia, Netherlands, Africa etc)

- Rural Museums (only opened every Tuesday or 2nd Sunday of very month)

- Netherby Homestead (the original Fagan family home)

- Bushland with short bushwalking trails

Playground at Fagan Park- A fantastic children's playground

- Picnic & BBQ facilities

- Large open grassed areas for picnics and kite-flying

- A lake populated by ducks, swans, fishes and even eels (children love to feed them with bread)

- Bicycle paths, so bring your bicycles!

Updated January 2015

VENUE: Fagan Park is located at 38-48 Arcadia Road, Galston. Galston is about 36 kilometres north-west of the Sydney CBD and is part of the Upper North Shore region.

Eastern Standard Time: 7am until sunset
Daylight Savings Time: 7am to 6.30pm
Fagan Park is open every day of the year except Christmas Day.

ENTRY FEE: Parking fee of $5 per car.

MORE INFO: Call the Hornsby Shire Council on 8:30am - 5:00pm (business hours) or email:


  1. My whole family loves fagan park - my wife & I like to walk the Gardens of Many Nations, the little one likes the playground & the eels and the older kid loves to cycle around the place.

  2. fagan park is definitely good value for money. it keeps the whole family happy for just $4 entry fee.

  3. Thank you for the recommendation - we have just had a great family day at Fagan Park. We'll definitely be returning.

  4. I'm glad that my readers enjoyed Fagan Park. It is one of my favourites too!